NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 12 May 2019

posted May 12, 2019, 3:26 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated May 12, 2019, 3:27 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

T Thornton | Matamata 8 May; careless riding; suspended 16-23 May inclusive.

D Mansour | Matamata 8 May; careless riding; suspended 12-22 May inclusive.

O Bosson | Matamata 8 May; failed to make weight; fined $200.

M Cameron | Matamata 8 May; misconduct; fined $750.

C Burdan | Matamata 8 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

M Coleman | Matamata 8 May; medical clearance required.

M McNab | Waikato 4 May (heard Matamata 8 May); failed to make weight; fined $500.

K Veenendaal | Woodville-Pahiatua 9 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

S O’Malley | Woodville-Pahiatua 9 May; medical clearance required.

C Johnson | Ashburton 10 May; careless riding; suspended 13-22 May inclusive.

L Hemi | Ashburton 10 May; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

R Elliot | Rotorua 11 May; failed to make weight; fined $250.

S Spratt | Rotorua 11 May; excessive use of whip; fined $600.

J Riddell | Rotorua 11 May; excessive use of whip; fined $500.


Trainer Penalties

P Pertab | Non raceday dated 6 May; failed to present runner at trials free of prohibited substance; fined $3,000.

S McKee | Rotorua 11 May; late rider declarations; fined $50.

W Hillis | Rotorua 11 May; late rider declaration; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

LOCK IT IN | Matamata 8 May; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

CANCELLARA | Matamata 8 May; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

LINCOLN’S SECRET | Woodville-Pahiatua 9 May; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance required.

HOKITIKA SUNSET | Ashburton 10 May; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

NUCLEAR FUSION | Rotorua 11 May; lame left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

PEACEFUL | Rotorua 11 May; late scratching when found to be lame in left fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

AMUN RA | Wairio 12 May; lame left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

QUEEN EL JAY | Wairio 12 May; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Protest

ROCK’N’POP - NICOLE AMY gelding | Matamata trials 19 March; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 2nd.


Harness


Driver Penalties

A Armour | Invercargill 4 May (heard Forbury Park 9 May); failed to activate gear; fined $200.

J Cox | Forbury Park 9 May; careless driving; suspended 13-18 May inclusive.

M Hurrell | NZ Metropolitan 10 May; careless driving; suspended 18-24 May inclusive.

T Stratford | Winton 11 May; careless driving; fined $325.

G Payne | Timaru 12 May; failed to drive horse to finish; fined $300.

A Stewart | Timaru 12 May; use of whip; fined $200.

Trainer Penalties

R Green | Auckland 10 May; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

B McIntyre | Winton 11 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Penalties

GLIDING PAST | Forbury Park 9 May; poor recovery; veterinary clearance required.

IT’S A DEAL | Forbury Park 9 May; late scratching after being injured en route to course; veterinary clearance required.

FRINGEBENEFIT | Forbury Park 9 May; nasal discharge; veterinary clearance required.

LITTLEBITOFLOVE | Auckland 10 May; broke in running; must complete trial.

AMERICAN PRIDE | NZ Metropolitan 10 May; broke and ran off track; must complete trial.

OFFICIALDON | NZ Metropolitan 10 May; soreness to hind quarters; veterinary clearance required.

PERSEVERANCE ROAD | Timaru 12 May; late scratching after falling to track in preliminary; veterinary clearance including ECG required and must complete 2 trials.


Protests

CRACKER HILL | NZ Metropolitan 10 May; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 3rd.

RASTUSBURN | NZ Metropolitan 10 May; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.


Greyhounds


Trainer Penalties

L Cole | Palmerston North 6 May; weight offence; fined $100.

R Wales | Christchurch 7 May; weight offence; fined $100.

S & B Evans | Christchurch 7 May; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

D MacMillan | Southland 7 May; made false and misleading statements to Stewards; fined $300.

J Udy & D Cottam | Auckland 12 May; failed to arrange a catcher; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

BIGTIME WILLOW | Palmerston North 6 May; failed to pursue the lure (3rd offence); stood down for 1 year and must complete trial.

OPAWA LOWIE | Southland 7 May; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

BIGTIME DAISY | Wanganui 8 May; turned in boxes; must complete box trial.

SACHA ALLEN | Wanganui 8 May; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

RIDE THE CLUTCH | Christchurch 10 May; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.