Lara Bingle's brother has been charged for assaulting a man during a fight at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney.Joshua, was placed on an 18-month good behaviour bond for punching a man "from the blind side" after a row broke out over a cigarette on Melbourne Cup Day in 2009.He and co- offender Jarrod Broder pleaded guilty to common assault in Downing Centre Local Court today.The court heard both men had been drinking alcohol throughout the day at Randwick Racecourse, with temperatures hitting the 40s, the Herald Sun reported.The fight broke out after Joshua asked the victim's girlfriend for a cigarette."Mr Bingle made some derogatory remarks towards (the victim)," Magistrate Carolyn Barkell noted, before Broder punched the victim and a fight ensued.After the pair had been separated, "Mr Bingle approached the victim from the blind side and punched him to the left side of the face, causing pain to the victim," Barkell said.Both men had used "physical violence" and "physical force."I would regard the provocation as minimal," she added.She convicted the men, placed them on an 18-month good behaviour bond and fined each of them 800 dollars.
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