NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 21 July 2019

posted Jul 21, 2019, 2:39 PM by Shane Renault   [ updated Jul 21, 2019, 3:03 PM ]

Thoroughbred 


Rider Penalties

C Lammas | Counties 17 July; failed to make contracted weight; fined $100.

A Schwerin | Counties 17 July; medical clearance received.

C Grylls | Hawkes Bay 18 July; use of whip; fined $300.

R Elliott | Waikato 20 July; medical clearance required.

T Johnson | Taranaki 22 July; medical clearance required.


General

The Oamaru JC meeting on 21 July was rescheduled to 23 July at Ashburton due to an unsafe racing surface.


Harness


Driver Penalties

K Barclay | Forbury Park 18 July; use of whip; suspended 19 July - 10 August inclusive.

B Williamson | Forbury Park 18 July; use of whip; fined $300.

T Chmiel | Forbury Park 18 July; drove with foot out of sulky footrest; fined $100.

D O’Connell | Forbury Park 18 July; use of whip with handle end pointed forwards; fined $100.

B McLellan | Forbury Park 18 July; out of position at start; fined $100.

W Parsons | NZ Metropolitan 19 July; use of whip; fined $200.

C DeFilippi | NZ Metropolitan 19 July; drove with foot out of sulky footrest; fined $100.

M White | Auckland 19 July; use of whip; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

D O’Connell | NZ Metropolitan 19 July; colour fee; fined $25.

A Donnelly | Auckland 19 July; incorrect gear; fined $100.

K Sefonte | Auckland 19 July; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

EXTREME ROBYN | Forbury Park 18 July; lame; veterinary clearance required.

CLIFDEN CLOWERS | Forbury Park 18 July; lame; veterinary clearance required.

TEARS OF JOY | NZ Metropolitan 19 July; broke in running; must complete trial.

PROP ROCK | Auckland 19 July; broke in running; must complete trial.


Protests

THE NIGHT SWEATS | Forbury Park 18 July; broke in running; disqualified from 4th.

LOLLIEPROP | Auckland 19 July; broke in running; disqualified from 4th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

B Evans | Christchurch 16 July; presented runner with incorrect number; fined $50.

K O’Conner | Christchurch 16 July; (kennel steward); failed to ensure correct number was placed on greyhound; fined $50.

W Woods | Wanganui 17 July; failed to present papers; fined $50.

J McInerney | Wanganui 17 July; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Penalties

TUFF TEMPTRESS | Palmerston North 15 July; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

GOLDSTAR TAWNY | Southland 16 July; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

DOUBLE SCOOP | Christchurch 19 July; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.


General

Race 9 at the Palmerston North GRC meeting on 15 July was declared a no race due to the boxes opening prematurely.