NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 1 December 2019

posted Dec 1, 2019, 12:12 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Dec 1, 2019, 12:12 AM ]

Thoroughbred 


Rider Penalties

O Bosson | Rotorua 27 November; failed to make weight; fined $100.

D Turner | Levin 29 November; failed to make weight; suspended 1-15 December inclusive.

R Myers | Levin 29 November; careless riding; suspended 1-11 December inclusive.

C Lammas | Auckland 30 November; medical clearance required.

B Ansell | Wanganui 30 November; careless riding; suspended 1-8 December inclusive.

D Bradley | Wanganui 30 November; careless riding; suspended 1-8 December inclusive.

C Johnson | Otago 1 December; careless riding; suspended 9-18 December inclusive.

K Chowdhoory | Otago 1 December; careless riding; suspended 7-17 December inclusive.

J Lowry | Otago 1 December; failed to make weight; fined $100.


Trainer Penalty

W Hillis | Auckland 30 November; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

LAURAMIA | Rotorua 27 November; lacerations to head and neck; veterinary clearance required.

FERRANDO | Levin 29 November; tendon injury; veterinary clearance required.

CYCLOPS | Otago 1 December; bled for second time; ineligible to race in New Zealand.


Protest

TARONI | Auckland 30 November; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 2nd.


Harness


Driver Penalties

R Close | NZ Metropolitan 15 November (heard NZ Metropolitan 29 November); careless driving; suspended 1-7 December inclusive.

B Butt | NZ Metropolitan 29 November; use of whip; suspended 2-15 December inclusive.

P Wakelin | Banks Peninsula 1 December; use of whip; fined $300.


Trainer Penalties

S Telfer | Auckland 29 November; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

N McGrath | Banks Peninsula 1 December; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

RUNNING ON EMPTY | Forbury Park 28 November; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary clearance required.

GHOSTWRITER | NZ Metropolitan 29 November; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

THE VALIANT | Oamaru 30 November; fell at start; must complete standing start trial.

JIVE | Oamaru 30 November; reared and lost chance at start; must complete standing start trial.

CLIVE | Banks Peninsula 1 December; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

WHERE’S DADDY | Banks Peninsula 1 December; signs of lameness; veterinary clearance required.


Protest

PASTRANA | Oamaru 30 November; lapped on; relegated from 5th to 6th.


Greyhounds


Trainer Penalties

P Clark | Palmerston North 25 November; weight offence; fined $100.

L Cole | Wanganui 29 November; weight offence (3rd offence); fined $150.


Dog Penalties

VENETIA | Christchurch 26 November; marring (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

ZIPPING COBRA | Wanganui 27 November; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

MR MUPPET | Christchurch 29 November; marring (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

ZADEE BALE | Christchurch 29 November; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.