NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 18 August 2019

posted Aug 18, 2019, 4:41 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Aug 18, 2019, 4:41 AM ]

Thoroughbred 


Rider Penalties

J McIlroy | Te Aroha 14 August; excessive use of whip on horse out of contention; fined $250.

T Wenn | Te Aroha 14 August; excessive use of whip; fined $250.

G Cooksley | Te Aroha 14 August; failed to make weight; fined $100.

E Leighton | Te Aroha 14 August; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 17 August).

N Downs | Te Aroha 14 August; medical clearance required.

L Innes | Waikato 17 August; careless riding; suspended 22-30 August inclusive.

O Bosson | Waikato 17 August; careless riding; suspended 22-30 August inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

C Rauhihi | Non raceday dated 14 August; misconduct; fined $1,600.

C Rauhihi | Non raceday dated 14 August; failed to be free of a prohibited substance while at trackwork; fined $1,000 with costs of $437.50 to RIU and $250 to JCA.


Horse Actions/Penalties

ARTIFACT | Te Aroha 14 August; suspensory injury; veterinary clearance required.

RED RASCAL | Waikato 17 August; suspensory injury; veterinary clearance required.

HERE’S TROUBLE | Wanganui 18 August; bled for second time; ineligible to race in New Zealand.


General

The Otaki-Maori RC meeting of 17 August was abandoned after Race 7 due to weather and track conditions.


Harness


Driver Penalties

M Anderson | Rangiora 11 August (heard NZ Metropolitan 16 August); breach of push out rule; fined $200.

I Cameron | NZ Metropolitan 16 August; use of whip; fined $300.

C Jones | Kurow 18 August; use of whip; fined $200.

A Cameron | Kurow 18 August; use of whip; fined $150. 


Trainer Penalties

P McClelland | NZ Metropolitan 16 August; colour fee; fined $25.

B Waldron | Kurow 18 August; incorrect gear; fined $100.

P Kerr | Kurow 18 August; colour fee; fined $25. 


Horse Actions/Penalties

MAUDARCHY | NZ Metropolitan 16 August; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

MAJESTIC SUNSET | NZ Metropolitan 16 August; broke in running; must complete trial.

FLAMBOYANT | NZ Metropolitan 16 August; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required. 

DON’T TELL ANGE | Kurow 18 August; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

GEORGIE ZUKOV | Kurow 18 August; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

SPY DA MOMENT | Kurow 18 August; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

NIMAH FRANCO | Kurow 18 August; soreness right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

THE TIN SOLDIER | Kurow 18 August; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary certificate including endoscopic examination required.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

L Cole | Palmerston North 12 August; weight offence; fined $100.

J McInerney | Wanganui 16 August; presented incorrect runner; fined $300.

W Kite | Wanganui 16 August; late to retrieve runner for race; fined $50.

C Brider | Wanganui 16 August; late to retrieve runner for race; fined $50.

S Hindson | Christchurch 16 August; weight offence; fined $100.

B Cole | Non raceday dated 14 August; breach of warning off notice; fined $2,400 with costs of $1,750 to RIU and $750 to JCA.

C Earley | Auckland 18 August; failed to catch runner; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

THAT’S FRANK | Palmerston North 12 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

DJAY DYNAMIX | Palmerston North 12 August; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

PONTIAC PAT | Southland 13 August; marred another runner (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

BIGTIME ZEUS | Wanganui 14 August; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.