NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 21 April 2019

posted Apr 20, 2019, 3:06 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Apr 20, 2019, 3:06 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

C Grylls | Matamata 17 April; careless riding; suspended 23 April - 1 May inclusive.

T Yanagida | Matamata 17 April; medical clearance required.

J Parkes | Woodville-Pahiatua 18 April; careless riding; suspended 26 April - 2 May inclusive.

A Goindasamy | Auckland 20 April; excessive use of whip on runner out of contention; fined $400.

T Harris | Auckland 20 April; medical clearance required.

D Turner | Riverton 20 April; failed to make weight; fined $300.

L Hemi | Riverton 20 April; careless riding; suspended 26 April - 2 May inclusive.

B Murray | Riverton 20 April; excessive use of whip; suspended 23 April - 1 May inclusive.

S Wynne | Riverton 20 April; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalties

D Guy | Matamata 17 April; late rider declaration; fined $50.

S Gordon | Woodville-Pahiatua 18 April; late rider declaration; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

END OF STORY | Woodville-Pahiatua 20 April; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

STORMY WATERS | Woodville-Pahiatua 20 April; late scratching after being fractious in barrier; must complete trial.

LOVETOKEEPHIM | Woodville-Pahiatua 20 April; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

LODI | Woodville-Pahiatua 20 April; refused to leave barriers; must complete multiple trials.

ATTIMO | Riverton 20 April; late scratching when found to be sore in a leg; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

T Cameron | Waikato Bay of Plenty 18 April; careless driving; suspended 23-30 April inclusive.

K Marshall | Waikato Bay of Plenty 18 April; use of whip; fined $300.

S Wigg | Waikato Bay of Plenty 18 April; careless driving; fined $250.

S Doody | Hawera 20 April; careless driving; suspended 23 April - 2 May inclusive.

M Williamson | NZ Metropolitan 5 April (heard NZ Metropolitan 20 April); late to present runner to track; fined $100.

L O’Reilly | Rangiora 7 April (heard NZ Metropolitan 20 April); careless driving; suspended 23 April - 5 May inclusive.

Trainer Penalties

S Telfer | Waikato Bay of Plenty 18 April; late gear notification; fined $50.

J & A Lethaby | Forbury Park 18 April; late gear notification; fined $50.

M Wallis & B Hackett | Hawera 20 April; late to present runner to assembly area; fined $50.

J Abernethy | Hawera 20 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.

T Bagrie | NZ Metropolitan 20 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.

K Barclay & P Ellis | NZ Metropolitan 20 April; failed to lodge horse movement notification; fined $50.

N McGrath | NZ Metropolitan 20 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.

W Low | NZ Metropolitan 20 April; colour fee; fined $25.


Horse Penalties

MAINLAND PAT | Forbury Park 18 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

UNLOADED | Forbury Park 18 April; irregular heart rhythm; veterinary clearance required.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalty

R Goldsack | Palmerston North 8 April (heard Palmerston North 15 April); failed to remove collar; fined $100.


Dog Penalties

HE’S SCANDALOUS | Christchurch 16 April; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

INKY LORD | Christchurch 16 April; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

ELITE BLUEBLOOD | Otago 16 April; failed to pursue the lure but found to have serious injury; must complete trial.

VON STRASS | Christchurch 18 April; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.