NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 14 April 2019

posted Apr 14, 2019, 3:17 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Apr 14, 2019, 3:18 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

O Bosson | Otaki-Maori 10 April; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 12 April).

J Laking | Otago 11 April; careless riding; suspended 14-28 April inclusive.

T Yanagida | Rotorua 12 April; medical clearance required.

R Mudhoo | Canterbury 13 April; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

S Wynne | Canterbury 13 April; excessive use of whip; fined $400.

L Allpress | Canterbury 13 April; excessive use of whip; fined $400.

S Wynne | Canterbury 13 April; celebratory gesture prior to winning post; fined $350.

T Newman | Waikato 14 April; careless riding; suspended 18 April - 1 May inclusive.

T Thornton | Hawke’s Bay 13 April (heard Waikato 14 April); excessive use of whip; suspended 21 April - 2 May inclusive.

M Hashizume | Waikato 14 April; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

T Harris | Waikato 14 April; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalties

T Keegan | Otaki-Maori 10 April; failed to scratch by required time; fined $150.

K Moore | Otago 11 April; incorrect gear; fined $50.

S Tyler | Otago 11 April; late gear notification; fined $50.

L Latta | Hawke’s Bay 13 April; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

JUNIPER JEWEL | Otaki-Maori 10 April; broke free at start then proved difficult to load; must complete trial.

CALL ME EVIE | Rotorua 12 April; late scratching after escaping from the barriers; must complete trial.


Harness


Driver Penalties

L Chin | Auckland 12 April; use of whip; fined $200.

C Negus | Rangiora 7 April (heard NZ Metropolitan 12 April); use of whip; fined $200.

M Anderson | Rangiora 7 April (heard NZ Metropolitan 12 April); improper driving; suspended 15-23 April inclusive.

P Wallace | NZ Metropolitan 12 April; careless driving; suspended 13 April - 12 September inclusive.

C Butt | NZ Metropolitan 12 April; use of whip; fined $200.

A Lethaby | NZ Metropolitan 12 April; use of whip; fined $200.

L McKay | NZ Metropolitan 12 April; breach of push out rule; fined $200.

T Stratford | Winton 13 April; use of whip; fined $200.

C Ford | Rangiora 14 April; careless driving; fined $300.

J Dunn | Rangiora 14 April; breach of push out rule; fined $200.

Trainer Penalties

M House | Manawatu 9 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.

J Gameson | Manawatu 9 April; colour fee; fined $25.

S Telfer | Manawatu 9 April; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

P Robertson | NZ Metropolitan 5 April (heard NZ Metropolitan 12 April); late to present runner on track; fined $200.

M Kerr | NZ Metropolitan 12 April; late gear change; fined $50.

C Thomas | Winton 13 April; colour fee; fined $25.

R Wilson | NZ Metropolitan 5 April (heard Rangiora 14 April); late to present runner on track; fined $200.


Horse Penalties

MACKALI | Manawatu 11 April; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

LISTEN EASY | NZ Metropolitan 12 April; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary clearance including endoscopic examination required.

CANARDLY REMEMBER | NZ Metropolitan 12 April; broke in score up causing false start; must complete mobile start trial.

I’M SICK OF EXCUSES | NZ Metropolitan 12 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

CUTE | NZ Metropolitan 12 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

ULTIMATE ROCKER | NZ Metropolitan 12 April; broke at start; must complete mobile start trial.

STAR DUDE | Winton 13 April; bled for 2nd time; stood down for 90 days and must complete trial with veterinary clearance and endoscopic examination required.

TOPNOTCH TITAN | Rangiora 14 April; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

JR FULHAM | Rangiora 14 April; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

REFLECTIONOFMYLIFE | Rangiora 14 April; made abnormal breathing noises; veterinary clearance required.


Greyhounds


Dog Penalties

GOLDSTAR GALAXIE | Christchurch 9 April; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

JINJA SHAKE | Waikato 11 April; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.


General

The Auckland GRC meeting scheduled for 8 April was abandoned due to lack of nominations.