NEWS IN BRIEF - 1 February 2016

posted Jan 31, 2016, 1:14 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jan 31, 2016, 1:14 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

A Ihaka | Non raceday dated 20 January; rode trackwork with prohibited substance in system; disqualified 20 January 2016 - 20 September 2017 inclusive and costs of $187.50 to RIU.

R Cuneen | Canterbury 30 January; careless riding; suspended 7-19 February inclusive.

B Murray | Canterbury 30 January; excessive use of whip (2 charges); suspended 7-13 February inclusive and fined $250.

M Chui | Canterbury 30 January; excessive use of whip; fined $300.


Trainer Penalties

J & K Parsons | Canterbury 30 January; incorrect gear; fined $50.

M & T Stokes | Canterbury 30 January; incorrect saddlecloths; fined $100.

D Crozier | Canterbury 30 January; presented runner without lead bag; fined $300.


Horse Actions/Penalties

SASSY ’N’ SMART | Matamata 30 January; late scratching after rearing over backwards when loading; must complete barrier trial.

STUNNING PRINCESS | Wellington 30 January; bled; stood down for 3 months.

ADONIS | Wellington 30 January; late scratching after showing signs of lameness at start; veterinary clearance required.

THE MORGAN | Canterbury 30 January; wind affliction; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

C Wigg | Waikato 28 January; failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 29 January - 31 May inclusive.

M Northcott | Waikato 28 January; careless driving; fined $200.

N Chilcott | Waikato 28 January (from Waikato 24 January); careless driving; fined $200.

M Purvis | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; medical clearance required.

K Cox | NZ Metropolitan 29 January (from Westport 28 December); careless driving; fined $300.

M Edmonds | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; excessive use of whip; suspended 30 January - 14 February inclusive.

C R Thornley | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; breach of push out rule; fined $200.

R Payne | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; crossed over prior to start; fined $200.

B Orange | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; breach of push out rule; fined $300.

J Young | Oamaru 21 January (heard Geraldine 31 January); careless driving; suspended 1-8 February inclusive.

J Harrington | Geraldine 31 January; careless driving; suspended 1-8 February inclusive.

C D Thornley | Geraldine 31 January; excessive use of whip; fined $300.


Trainer Penalties

S Telfer & C Garlick | Waikato 28 January; colour fee; fined $25.

R Green | Waikato 28 January; colour fee; fined $25.

T Hall | Waikato 28 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.

T Butt | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.

R Holmes | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.

G Payne | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; colour fee; fined $25.

D Baynes| Invercargill 30 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.

P Fensom | Bay of Plenty 31 January; failed to apply gear correctly; fined $100.

S McCaffrey & R Paynter | Bay of Plenty 31 January; late driver notification; fined $50.

E Phelan | Bay of Plenty 31 January; colour fee; fined $25.


Horse Actions/Penalties

FIRE CHASER | Waikato 28 January; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.

FLIGHT OFFICER | Waikato 28 January; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.

ROCKING ROBYN | Invercargill 30 January; late scratching after becoming fractious prior to start and receiving cuts and lacerations; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

REINE DES GITANS | Waikato 28 January; lapped on; relegated from 1st to 3rd.

VALMAGNE | Waikato 28 January; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 3rd.

BUSTER BRADY | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 2nd.

ASTRAL RULER | Geraldine 31 January; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 3rd.

SUNNY AFTERNOON | Geraldine 31 January; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 4th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

M Black | Waikato 28 January; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.

J Udy | Waikato 28 January; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.