NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 19 May 2019

posted May 19, 2019, 3:18 AM by Rick Quirk

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

O Bosson | Whangarei 15 May; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

S Fannin | Otaki-Maori 16 May; excessive use of whip; suspended 20 May - 2 June inclusive.

D Hirini | Otaki-Maori 16 May; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 18 May).

T Harris | Waikato 18 May; careless riding; suspended 26 May - 1 June inclusive.

R Elliot | Waikato 18 May; careless riding; suspended 24-29 May inclusive.

S Spratt | Waikato 18 May; careless riding; suspended 19-30 May inclusive.

D Danis | Waikato 18 May; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

B Jones | Waikato 18 May; medical clearance required.

D Bradley | Rangitikei 18 May; failed to ride runner to line; suspended 19 May - 12 June inclusive.

D Turner | Rangitikei 18 May; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalties

P Robson | South Canterbury 17 May; incorrect gear; fined $50.

M & M Pitman | South Canterbury 17 May; late rider declaration; fined $100.

L Latta | Rangitikei 18 May; late rider declaration; fined $50.

G Haigh | Rangitikei 18 May; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

VINO BELLA | Whangarei 15 May; lame left fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

LINCOLN GREEN | Otaki-Maori 16 May; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

RIUE’S CRUMPET | Otaki-Maori 16 May; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

YAMATO NADESHIKO | South Canterbury 17 May; refused to leave barriers; must complete multiple trials.

JUSTNAMETHEPRICE | Waikato 18 May; lame left fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

BRING TO THE BLOCK | Rangitikei 18 May; lame right fore leg; veterinary clearance required.


Protest

HE’S DONE A RUNNER | Otaki-Maori 16 May; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Harness


Driver Penalties

D Butcher | Waikato Bay of Plenty 16 May; careless driving; suspended 18-23 May inclusive.

D McGowan | Auckland 17 May; use of whip; fined $300.

R Swain | Gore 18 May; use of whip; fined $250.


Trainer Penalties

J Abernethy | Waikato Bay of Plenty 16 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.

M Berger | Waikato Bay of Plenty; late to present runner on track; fined $100.

N McGrath | NZ Metropolitan 17 May; late gear change; fined $50.

G Smith | Oamaru 19 May; late to present runner on track; fined $100.

B Gray | Oamaru 19 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.

G Smith | Oamaru 19 May; late driver notification; fined $50.


Horse Penalties

PEGASUS HANOVER | Waikato Bay of Plenty; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

CLOUD NINE | NZ Metropolitan 17 May; out of position at start; must complete mobile start trial.

ONE MAJIC KENNY | NZ Metropolitan 17 May; broke in score up; must complete mobile start trial.

ELLNBAC | Gore 18 May; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

HARRYDAHORSE | Gore 18 May; broke in running; must complete trial.

LIVE ON SUZIE | Gore 18 May; choked down and retired from race; must complete trial.

CHALBERG | Oamaru 19 May; late scratching on vets advice; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

ALL AMERICAN | Auckland 17 May; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

C K SPUR | Auckland 17 May; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Greyhounds


Trainer Penalty

M Robinson | Christchurch 17 May; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Penalty

LITTLE TORNADO | Wanganui 17 May; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.


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