NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 26 May 2019

posted May 26, 2019, 3:09 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated May 26, 2019, 3:10 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

L Petersen | Hawke’s Bay 22 May; medical clearance required.

L Hemi | Hawke’s Bay 22 May; medical clearance required.

A Wallace | Hawke’s Bay 22 May; medical clearance required.

S Karnicnik | Counties 23 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

R Scott | Counties 23 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

J Fawcett | Counties 23 May; excessive use of whip; fined $350.

L Callaway | Otago 24 May; careless riding; suspended 1-28 June inclusive.

O Bosson | Auckland 25 May; excessive use of whip; suspended 2-13 June inclusive.

C Grylls | Auckland 25 May; careless riding; suspended 2-13 June inclusive.

Z Moki | Rangitikei 18 May (heard Wellington 25 May); careless riding; suspended 26 May - 2 June inclusive.

E Wright | Wellington 25 May; used whip when out of contention; fined $300.


Horse Actions/Penalties

HATTIE BEE | Counties 23 May; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance required.

ASTON PARK | Counties 23 May; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

MERLINI | Auckland 25 May; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.


Protests

CAMPARI | Auckland 25 May; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 2nd.

WILD SEAS | Auckland 25 May; caused interference; relegated from 4th to 5th.

PADDY BOURKE | Wellington 25 May; denied opportunity to finish in a higher place; declared a non runner.


Harness


Driver Penalties

S Doody | Manawatu 21 May; use of whip; fined $300.

J Abernethy | Manawatu 21 May; careless driving; fined $200.

M Heaton | Manawatu 23 May; careless driving; suspended 27 May - 23 June inclusive.

M Heaton | Manawatu 23 May; use of whip; fined $300.

P Ferguson | Manawatu 23 May (heard Auckland 24 May); use of whip; suspended 1-14 June inclusive.

J Abernethy | Auckland 24 May; use of whip; fined $200.

S Walkinshaw | Invercargill 25 May; use of whip; fined $200.

W Rich | NZ Metropolitan 24 May (heard Rangiora 26 May); use of whip; fined $200.

M Edmonds | NZ Metropolitan 24 May (heard Rangiora 26 May); breach of push out rule; fined $200.

J Brownlee | Rangiora 26 May; careless driving; suspended 27 May - 31 August inclusive and fined $100.

S Ottley | Rangiora 26 May; careless driving; fined $250.

J Hay | Rangiora 26 May; use of whip; fined $300.


Trainer Penalties

D & C McGowan | Non raceday dated 17 May; failed to present runner free of prohibited substance; fined $4,200.

M Salaivao | Auckland 24 May; late gear notification; fined $50.

B Negus | NZ Metropolitan 24 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.

B Gray | Invercargill 25 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.

B Negus | Rangiora 26 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.

D Jones | Rangiora 26 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.

T & G Chmiel | Rangiora 26 May; late driver notification; fined $50.


Horse Penalties

VESPA | Auckland 24 May; high temperature and poor recovery; veterinary certificate required.

TAIERI MISS | NZ Metropolitan 24 May; broke in running checking runners; must complete 2 trials.

SPRINGBANK LACHIE | Invercargill 25 May; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary clearance including endoscopic examination required.

BOBBY DAWN | Egmont 26 May; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

AMUSEDANDCONFUSED | Egmont 26 May; slow recovery; veterinary clearance required.

SIDEBAR | Egmont 26 May; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

TRACKSAREFORTRAINS | Rangiora 26 May; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

LE GIRL | Waikato Bay of Plenty 6 March; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.

GOLD ACHIEVER | Auckland 24 May; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

ASH | Auckland 24 May; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.


General

The NZ Metropolitan TC meeting of 24 May was abandoned after Race 6 due to fog.


Greyhounds


Trainer Penalties

S & B Evans | Southland 21 May; incorrect nomination; fined $100.

P Clark | Wanganui 22 May; weight offence; fined $100.

H Mullane | Waikato 23 May; failed to present papers; fined $50.

L Cole | Waikato 23 May (heard Wanganui 24 May); incorrect nomination; fined $100.

L Cole | Wanganui 24 May; nominated runner for 2 consecutive days; fined $150.


Dog Penalties

BIGTIME ZEUS | Wanganui 22 May; failed to pursue the lure but found to have serious injury; must complete trial.

OSTAPENKO | Wanganui 22 May; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

HEY FERNANDO | Wanganui 24 May; marred (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

PONTIAC PAT | Christchurch 24 May; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.