NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 18 February 2018

posted Feb 18, 2018, 1:51 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Feb 18, 2018, 1:51 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

G Jogoo | Canterbury 15 February; excessive use of whip; suspended 18 February - 1 March inclusive.

K Mudhoo | Canterbury 15 February; careless riding; suspended 18 March - 7 March inclusive.

K Mudhoo | Canterbury 15 February; excessive use of whip; fined $400.

J Laking | Canterbury 15 February; careless riding; suspended 18 February - 1 March inclusive.

C Campbell | Canterbury 15 February; careless riding; suspended 18-25 February inclusive.

R Cuneen | Canterbury 15 February; careless riding; suspended 18 February - 1 March inclusive.

J Nason | Auckland 17 February; careless riding; suspended 22 February - 1 March inclusive.

K Williams | Southland 17 February; celebratory gesture prior to winning post; fined $300.


Trainer Penalty

K O’Riley | Non raceday dated 11 February; did an act detrimental to the interests of racing; disqualified 11 February 2018 - 10 February 2021 inclusive and costs of $500 to JCA.


Horse Actions/Penalties

ACEKINGSUITED | Canterbury 15 February; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

BRAVO SUPREMO | Canterbury 15 February; late scratching after becoming cast in barriers; must complete trial with veterinary clearance required.

FIRE LILY | Canterbury 15 February; late scratching with lameness in left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

SARONIC MISS | Canterbury 15 February; late scratching with lacerations to stifles; veterinary clearance required.

BOBBY DAWN | Wanganui 16 February; late scratching after becoming fractious in barriers; must complete trial.

MAGIC CHAI | Auckland 17 February; very slow to leave barriers; must complete trial.


General

The Te Aroha JC meeting scheduled for 14 February was abandoned due to weather and track conditions.


Harness


Driver Penalties

R Paynter | Waikato Bay of Plenty 28 January (heard 8 February); failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 9 February - 8 June inclusive and fined $350.

D Ferguson | Manawatu 13 February; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

S Dickson | Manawatu 13 February; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

S Quill | Manawatu 15 February; excessive use of whip; suspended 24 February - 9 March inclusive.

J Abernethy | Manawatu 15 February; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

L Chin | Auckland 16 February; failed to start in correct position; fined $400.

N Rasmussen | NZ Metropolitan 16 February; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

M Purvis | NZ Metropolitan 16 February; medical clearance required.

B Orange | Winton 18 February; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalties

R Brosnan | Non raceday dated 13 February; failed to present runners free of prohibited substances; fined $19,200 and costs of $500 to JCA.  

T Herlihy | Auckland 16 February; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

R Todd | NZ Metropolitan 16 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.

P Nairn | NZ Metropolitan 16 February; late to present runner onto track; fined $100.

K & T Barron | NZ Metropolitan 16 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.

B McDonald | Oamaru 17 February; colour fee; fined $25.

P McClelland | Oamaru 17 February; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

B Williamson | Oamaru 17 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.

M & D Shirley | Winton 18 February; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

OTO INVASION | Manawatu 15 February; lame left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

HONEYS SON | NZ Metropolitan 16 February; lame off hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

RONALD J | NZ Metropolitan 16 February; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary clearance required.

DOCTOR BONES | NZ Metropolitan 16 February; lame near hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

HARRIET OF MOT | NZ Metropolitan 16 February; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

SHOT IN THE DARK | Oamaru 17 February; broke at start; must complete mobile start trial.

THREE IDEAS | Oamaru 17 February; displayed poor manners prior to start; must complete standing start trial.

MATINEE IDOL | Oamaru 17 February; soft palate issue; veterinary clearance required.

STORMNTAZA | Winton 18 February; fell in running and received severe lacerations; must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.

EL DINERO | Winton 18 February; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance including ECG required.


Protests

BOPPER JET | Auckland 31 August 2017; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 2nd.

GRENADO | Auckland 31 August 2017; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.

OUR PETITE LADY | Auckland 22 September 2017; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.

ALL OVER THE STARS | Auckland 16 February; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

SIR HENRY CASTLETON | Auckland 16 February; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

K Fraser | Wanganui 16 February; failed to collect greyhound by prescribed time; fined $50.

A Cleaver | Auckland 18 February; weight offence; fined $100.

C Steele | Auckland 21 December (heard Auckland 18 February); improper conduct towards Steward; fined $300.


Dog Penalties

BIGTIME FORECAST | Palmerston North 12 February; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

GOLDSTAR RAVEN | Otago 13 February; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

BAHAMA GAS | Wanganui 14 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

SNIPPY FIRE | Wanganui 14 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

EPIC ROSE | Christchurch 14 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

TREVILLE | Christchurch 15 February; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

DYNA TREVOR | Christchurch 16 February; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

CALL ME DOLLY | Christchurch 16 February; turned in boxes; must complete box trial.

MY RED HERO | Auckland 18 February; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.


General

Raceday Secretary G Clark | Non raceday dated 10 February; negligent in allocating reserve the wrong box number; fined $150.