NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 22 March 2020

posted Mar 22, 2020, 2:36 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Mar 22, 2020, 2:36 AM ]

Thoroughbred 


Rider Penalties

T Moki | Taranaki 19 March; medical clearance required.

A Calder | Avondale 20 March; weighed in light; fined $300.

D Danis | Tauranga 21 March; careless riding; suspended 22 March - 2 April inclusive.

M Hashizume | Tauranga 21 March; careless riding; suspended 29 March - 5 April inclusive.

K Chowdhoory | Hororata 21 March; careless riding; suspended 24 March - 3 April inclusive.

J Laking | Hororata 21 March; excessive use of whip; suspended 24 March - 2 April inclusive and fined $200.

K Williams | Hororata 21 March; misconduct; fined $600.

BB Hong | Hororata 21 March; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

C Campbell | Hororata 21 March; excessive use of whip; fined $350.

K Williams | Hororata 21 March; excessive use of whip; fined $450.

B Murray | Hororata 21 March; excessive use of whip; fined $450.


Trainer Penalty

D Guy | Rotorua 18 March; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

SAIGNON | Tauranga 21 March; lame right foreleg; veterinary clearance required.

BULLY BOY | Tauranga 21 March; lame right foreleg; veterinary clearance required.

CHARLIE AWESOME | Hororata 21 March; lame left foreleg; veterinary clearance required.

DON CARLO | Hororata 21 March; late scratching when found to be lame in right hind leg; veterinary clearance required. 

TUMBRIL | Masterton 22 March; late scratching when found to be lame in preliminary; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

YOUKNOWHATIMEAN | Avondale 20 March; rider weighed in light; disqualified from 7th.

CONFECTIONERY | Avondale 20 March; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Harness


Driver Penalties

M Northcott | Waikato Bay of Plenty 19 March; failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 20 March - 17 September inclusive and fined $500.

A Temu | Waikato Bay of Plenty 19 March; careless driving; suspended 20 March - 29 May inclusive and fined $200.

C Negus | NZ Metropolitan 24 January (heard NZ Metropolitan 20 March); failed to drive runner to line; suspended 23 March - 22 April inclusive and fined $400.

M Anderson | NZ Metropolitan 20 March; use of whip; suspended 28 March - 5 April inclusive.

R Cameron | Banks Peninsula 15 March (heard Waimate 22 March); use of whip; suspended 23 March - 2 April inclusive.

 L Dobbs | Waimate 22 March; careless driving; suspended 24 March - 11 April inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

G Anderson | Non raceday dated 16 March; failed to present runner free of prohibited substance; fined $5,000.

A Matthews | Waikato Bay of Plenty 19 March; late gear change; fined $50.

R Todd | NZ Metropolitan 20 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.

B O’Meara | Waimate 22 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

HELLUVA WAY | Winton 21 March; irregular heartbeat; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

SENORITA MARGARITA | Waimate 22 March; late scratching when found to be lame in preliminary; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

KIWITRIX | Winton 21 March; lapped on; relegated from 1st to 2nd.

TOLKIEN | Winton 21 March; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

CALL THIS FUN | Waimate 22 March; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

ALEXY | Waimate 22 March; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

HIGHLAND REIGN | Waimate 22 March; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

FOUR STARZZZ SHIRAZ | Waimate 22 March; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

K Herbert | Waikato 19 March; scratched runner without a valid reason; fined $150.

J McInerney | Wanganui 20 March; failed to produce papers; fined $50.


Dog Penalty

GOLDSTAR TAWNY | Christchurch 19 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.