NEWS IN BRIEF - 25 April 2016

posted Apr 24, 2016, 12:57 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Apr 24, 2016, 12:57 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

L Magorrian | Te Aroha 20 April; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 21 April).

J Riddell | Woodville-Pahiatua 21 April; excessive use of whip; fined $250.

D Johnson | Auckland 23 April; medical clearance required.

H Tinsley | Wellington 23 April; failed to make weight; fined $100.

D Turner | Wellington 23 April; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

S Wynne | Canterbury 23 April; careless riding; suspended 1-22 May inclusive.


Trainer Penalty

S Munro | Non raceday heard 16 April; failed to present trials runner free of prohibited substance; fined $4,000.


Horse Actions/Penalties

HUSH LITTLE SISTA | Te Aroha 20 April; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

ZAMBEZI SHARK | Te Aroha 20 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

LIVINGSTON | Te Aroha 20 April; late scratching after becoming fractious entering barriers; must complete barrier trial.

CATHEDRAL COVE | Woodville-Pahiatua 21 April; lame near fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

RAPID RISE | Canterbury 23 April; bled; stood down for 3 months.

SUREASYOUWEREBORN | Canterbury 23 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

BIG HOSS | Canterbury 23 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Harness


Driver Penalties

T Quate | Akaroa 28 March (heard NZ Metropolitan 21 April); failed to take reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 22 April - 15 May inclusive and fined $350.

J Young | Rangiora 24 April; careless driving; suspended 2-13 May inclusive.

S Walkinshaw | Gore 24 April; unnecessary use of whip; fined $300.


Horse Actions/Penalties

LAVROS JACK | NZ Metropolitan 21 April; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

SAUCIEHALL | NZ Metropolitan 21 April; late scratching after being unable to be brought into line; must complete standing start trial.

SHELLY ANN | NZ Metropolitan 21 April; reared prior to start and sent to unruly; must complete standing start trial.


Greyhounds


Dog Penalties

SPRINGFIELD HARRY | Palmerston North 18 April; failed to pursue the lure but found to have serious injury; must complete trial.

PEEJAY PRINGLES | Wanganui 20 April; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.