NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 22 September 2019

posted Sep 22, 2019, 3:55 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Sep 22, 2019, 3:56 AM ]

Thoroughbred 


Rider Penalties

A Goindasamy | Matamata 18 September; careless riding; suspended 23 September - 4 October inclusive.

O Bosson | Matamata 18 September; careless riding; suspended 23 September - 3 October inclusive.

L Allpress | Wanganui 19 September; careless riding; suspended 22 September - 4 October inclusive.

D Turner | Wanganui 19 September; failed to make weight; suspended 27 September - 6 October inclusive.

A Kuru | Wanganui 19 September; medical clearance required.

C Lammas | Hawke’s Bay 21 September; careless riding; suspended 26 September - 9 October inclusive.

A Calder | Canterbury 21 September; careless riding; suspended 29 September - 9 October inclusive.

M McNab | Canterbury 21 September; careless riding (2 charges); suspended 26 September - 16 October inclusive.


Trainer Penalty

S Thompson & M Brown | Taupo 20 September; late rider declaration; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

SHARWING | Matamata 18 September; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

LILY THE PINK | Matamata 18 September; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

REVOLUTION | Wanganui 19 September; made irregular breathing noises; veterinary clearance required.

MAGNESS | Wanganui 19 September; late scratching when found to be lame; veterinary clearance required.

GALLAGHER | Taupo 20 September; stood in barriers; must complete trial.

LEONARDO | Canterbury 21 September; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

I WALK ALONE | Counties 22 September; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

ANATOW | Counties 22 September; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Protest

MARIOTA | Matamata 18 September; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Harness


Driver Penalties

M Anderson | NZ Metropolitan 19 September; late onto the track; fined $100.

R McIlwrick | Oamaru 22 September; careless driving; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

M Wallis & B Hackett | Auckland 20 September; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

P & V Blanchard | Auckland 20 September; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

B Mangos | Auckland 20 September; incorrect gear; fined $100.

J & J Dickie | Auckland 20 September; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

G Anderson | Oamaru 22 September; incorrect gear; fined $100.

A Edge | Oamaru 22 September; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

ZULU COURAGE | NZ Metropolitan 19 September; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary clearance including endoscopic examination required.

RORY BROWN | NZ Metropolitan 19 September; broke in score up; must complete satisfactory mobile start trial. 

ASCALABUS | NZ Metropolitan 19 September; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

FLAMBOYANT | NZ Metropolitan 19 September; laceration to a foot; veterinary clearance required. 

HEARD THE WHISPER | Auckland 20 September; pastern injury; veterinary clearance required.

BELMONT MAJOR | Invercargill 21 September; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

FRINGEBENEFIT | Invercargill 21 September; lame in both front legs; veterinary clearance required.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

C Steele | Southland 27 August (heard non raceday 11 September); failed to comply with a lawful order of a Steward; fined $400 with costs of $200 to JCA.

J & D Fahey | Non raceday dated 16 September; failed to present runner free of prohibited substance; fined $2,500 with costs of $1,200 to GRNZ.

P Freeman | Waikato 19 September; failed to catch runner; fined $50.

J & D Fahey | Christchurch 20 September; incorrect rugs; fined $50.

R & N O’Regan | Auckland 22 September; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

K O’Regan | Auckland 8 September (heard Auckland 22 September); handled greyhound when unlicensed; fined $100.

S Codlin | Auckland 8 September (heard Auckland 22 September); handled greyhound when unlicensed; fined $100.


Dog Penalties

JINJA TED | Palmerston North 16 September; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

MAYBE RIGHT | Christchurch 17 September; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

MR MUPPET | Otago 17 September; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

JACKS POINT | Otago 17 September; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

MISCHIEF SEEKER | Wanganui 18 September; failed to pursue the lure (3rd offence); stood down for 12 months and must complete trial.

FLIPPING CRAZY | Christchurch 20 September; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.


Protest

OPAWA HILARY | Christchurch 28 June; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 2nd.


General

Race 11 at Waikato GRC meeting of 19 September was abandoned after the lure broke down.