NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 16 June 2019

posted Jun 16, 2019, 3:19 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jun 16, 2019, 3:19 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

J Laking | Non raceday dated 9 June; rode while not free of prohibited substance; fined $1,200 and costs of $187.50 to RIU.

D Mansour | Whakatane 12 June; broke riding engagement; fined $150

J Riddell | Whakatane 12 June; failed to make weight; fined $250.

H Schofer | Wanganui 13 June; medical clearance required.

T Johnson | Wanganui 13 June; medical clearance required.

J Baillie | Wanganui 13 June; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

A Bohorun | South Canterbury 14 June; medical clearance required.

S MacNab | Manawatu 15 June; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalty

G Vile | Wanganui 13 June; failed to scratch by prescribed time (3 charges); fined $350.


Horse Actions/Penalties

THE BIEBER | South Canterbury 14 June; neck injury; veterinary clearance required.

NATURAL GLOW | South Canterbury 14 June; late scratching after refusing to load; must complete trial.

SAYA DATANG | South Canterbury 14 June; lame right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

STOCKMANS STORY | Whangarei 15 June; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


General

The Whakatane RC meeting of 12 June was abandoned following Race 5 due to poor visibility.

The Waipa RC meeting of 16 June was abandoned following Race 4 due to an unsafe track.


Harness


Driver Penalties

M Howard | Non raceday heard 27 May; misconduct; fined $850.

C Butt | NZ Metropolitan 14 June; use of whip; suspended 17 June - 12 July inclusive.

L Dobbs | Oamaru 16 June; use of whip; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

T MacFarlane | Auckland 14 June; incorrect gear; fined $100.

J & J Dickie | Auckland 14 June; incorrect gear; fined $100.

S Telfer | NZ Metropolitan 14 June; failed to lodge horse movement notification; fined $50.


Horse Penalties

MOTU SPEEDY STAR | Forbury Park 13 June; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary clearance including endoscopic examination required.

CHIEF KAPAI | Forbury Park 13 June; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

DOUBLE RAINBOW | Forbury Park 13 June; lame in front legs; veterinary clearance required.

WHATASISTA | NZ Metropolitan 14 June; soreness in front feet; veterinary clearance required.

RAGNARR | NZ Metropolitan 14 June; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

PACIGIC CHAL | Oamaru 16 June; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

RED ONYX | Oamaru 16 June; broke at start; must complete mobile start trial.


Protest

OMAR SHARIF | Forbury Park 13 June; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

M Flipp | Palmerston North 10 June; weight offence; fined $100.

S Lozell | Waikato 13 June; failed to notify change of trainer; fined $100.

M Gowan | Wanganui 14 June; failed to catch runner; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

OPAWA JODY | Christchurch 11 June; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

VON LUCKNER | Otago 11 June; failed to pursue the lure (second offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

CHECKPOINT | Wanganui 12 June; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

ROSE AND CROWN | Wanganui 12 June; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.