NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 1 March 2020

posted Feb 29, 2020, 11:52 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Feb 29, 2020, 11:52 PM ]

Thoroughbred 


Rider Penalties

T Yanagida | Counties 27 February; careless riding; suspended 1-13 March inclusive.

R Kozaki | Marton 28 February; medical clearance required.

T Yanagida | Auckland 29 February; careless riding; suspended 14-22 March inclusive.

L Callaway | Otago 29 February; careless riding; suspended 6-14 March inclusive.

J Lowry | Otago 29 February; failed to make weight; fined $350.

K Williams | Otago 29 February; celebratory gesture prior to winning post; fined $250.


Trainer Penalties

G Tucker | Auckland 29 February; late rider declaration; fined $50.

D Miller | Auckland 29 February; late rider declaration; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

JONNY ROSS | Hawke’s Bay 26 February; sore right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

SHIPSHAPE | Auckland 29 February; swollen fetlock; veterinary clearance required.

SAVETTE | Auckland 29 February; lame left fore leg; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

DAWON | Counties 27 February; caused interference; relegated from 3rd to 4th.

MANCHU | Auckland 29 February; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Harness


Driver Penalties

S Dickson | Stratford 27 February; use of whip; suspended 1-19 March inclusive.

T Williams | NZ Metropolitan 28 February; breach of push out rule; fined $200.

J Abernethy | Taranaki 29 February; use of whip; fined $200.

R McIlwrick | Invercargill 1 March; careless driving; suspended 9-15 March inclusive.

C Ferguson | Invercargill 1 March; use of whip; fined $200.


Trainer Penalty

M House | Stratford 27 February; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

GOTTA TICKET | Waikouaiti 25 February; broke in running; must complete trial.

K MACH | Waikouaiti 25 February; broke at start; must complete mobile start trial.

JACCKA JOSH | Waikouaiti 25 February; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

LOOK BOTH WAYS | Waikouaiti 25 February; broke in running; must complete trial.

GREATEST SHOWMAN | Auckland 28 February; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

NOT OVER | NZ Metropolitan 28 February; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

UBER EXPRESS | NZ Metropolitan 28 February; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required. 

CLOUD NINE | NZ Metropolitan 28 February; bucked and broke at start; must complete mobile start trial.

MONO GAMBLE | Cheviot 1 March; broke in running; must complete trial.


Greyhounds


Dog Penalties

BIGTIME BRONX | Palmerston North 24 February; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

HOMEBUSH RIEKO | Wanganui 28 February; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.