NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 11 March 2018

posted Mar 11, 2018, 1:07 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Mar 11, 2018, 1:08 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

J Riddell | Auckland 3 March (heard Avondale 7 March); careless riding; suspended 16-23 March inclusive.

O Bosson | Avondale 7 March; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 10 March).

S Wynne | Canterbury 8 March; failed to ride mount to end of race; suspended 16 March - 5 April inclusive.

J Lowry | Canterbury 8 March; excessive use of whip; suspended 12-23 March inclusive.

BB Hong | Canterbury 8 March; excessive use of whip; suspended 12-21 March inclusive.

M Cameron | Auckland 10 March; careless riding; suspended 17 March - 4 April inclusive.

D Browne | Auckland 10 March; careless riding; suspended 17-31 March inclusive.

O Bosson | Auckland 10 March; changed boots after weighing out; fined $500.

M McNab | Auckland 10 March; excessive use of whip; fined $800.

L Hemi | Wellington 10 March; careless riding; suspended 18-26 March inclusive.

K Mudhoo | Wyndham 11 March; careless riding; suspended 13-25 March inclusive.

B Murray | Wyndham 11 March; excessive use of whip; fined $300.


Trainer Penalties

S Dowling | Avondale 7 March; late rider declaration; fined $50.

G Tucker | Counties 28 February (heard Avondale 7 March); added gear after weighing out; fined $100.

R McKenzie | Wyndham 11 March; neglect in saddling; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

LADY CONRAAD | Canterbury 8 March; late scratching after dislodging rider enroute to start; must complete trial.

BAL HARBOUR | Canterbury 8 March; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

N Chalmers | Waikato Bay of Plenty 7 March; failed to activate hopple shorteners; fined $100.

S Phillips | Waikato Bay of Plenty 7 March; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

R Holmes | Westport 9 March; drove with chin strap unfastened; fined $200.

R McIlwrick | Northern Southland 10 March; careless driving; fined $400.

T Williams | Northern Southland 10 March; careless driving; fined $400.

C Ferguson | Northern Southland 10 March; careless driving; fined $350.


Trainer Penalties

T Hall | Waikato Bay of Plenty 7 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.

R Dunn | Waikato Bay of Plenty 7 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

ROBBIE ROYALE | Forbury Park 8 March; broke in running; must complete trial.

MILLWOOD CHARITY | Forbury Park 8 March; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

PORT HANOVER | Forbury Park 8 March; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

STONE THE CROWS | Northern Southland 10 March; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

GIVEMEWHATINEED | Reefton 11 March; failed to score up losing chance; must complete 2 mobile start trials.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalty

J Udy | Auckland 11 March; failed to arrange catcher; fined $50.


Dog Actions/Penalties

CRACKLE | Palmerston North 5 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

CAPTAIN KATE | Wanganui 7 March; turned in boxes; must complete box trial.

TUIPULOTO | Auckland 11 March; marred another runner (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.