NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 27 October 2019

posted Oct 26, 2019, 10:51 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Oct 26, 2019, 10:51 PM ]

Thoroughbred 


Rider Penalties

M McNab | Tauranga 25 October; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

D Mansour | Auckland 26 October; careless riding; suspended 31 October - 7 November inclusive.

Z Moki | Wellington 26 October; excessive use of whip; fined $300.


Horse Actions/Penalties

EPAE ROAD | Oamaru 23 October; slow recovery rate and nasal discharge; veterinary clearance required.

MINT JULEP | Oamaru 23 October; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial. 

SHOCKING PENNY | Tauranga 25 October; late scratching after escaping under its barrier stall; must complete trial.

BEAU ARCHERS ROSE | Tauranga 25 October; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

DE LA TERRE | Wellington 26 October; late scratching after failing to load; must complete trial.

THE TAILORS NIECE | Canterbury 26 October; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.


Protests

DEVOTIONINMOTION | Auckland 26 October; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 2nd.

POP’N’ROCK | Canterbury 26 October; caused interference; relegated from 1st equal to 2nd.


General

The Woodville-Pahiatua RC meeting of 24 October was abandoned after Race 7 due to high winds.


Harness


Driver Penalties

J Cox | Oamaru 24 October; careless driving; suspended 28 October - 1 November inclusive.

B Williamson | Oamaru 24 October; use of whip; suspended 28 October - 2 November inclusive.

L Dobbs | Oamaru 24 October; use of whip; suspended 25 October - 8 November inclusive.

B Hope | Oamaru 24 October; use of whip; fined $200.

R Close | Oamaru 24 October; careless driving; fined $250.

L O’Reilly | Oamaru 24 October; careless driving; fined $250.

S Abernethy | Auckland 25 October; careless driving; suspended 1-8 November inclusive.

C Butt | Tuapeka 27 October; careless driving; suspended 29 October - 7 November inclusive.


Trainer Penalty

B Hill | Oamaru 24 October; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

AVEROSS MAJESTY | Oamaru 24 October; lame near front leg; veterinary clearance required. 

THE GOVERNOR | Oamaru 24 October; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

TROUBADOR | Auckland 25 October; respiratory infection; veterinary clearance required.

GOOSE HEALY | Tuapeka 27 October; broke in running; must complete trial.


Protest

MR GOOD AND EVIL | Auckland 25 October; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

L Cole | Palmerston North 21 October; late to kennel runner; fined $50.

P Ferguson | Waikato 17 October (heard Waikato 24 October); nominated runner in fraudulent, misleading or deceptive description; fined $300.


Dog Penalties

JINJA TED | Wanganui 23 October; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

OUR AMBER | Christchurch 25 October; marring (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

HOMEBUSH ZACK | Christchurch 25 October; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

KNOW TACTICS | Christchurch 25 October; lost all chance at start; must complete trial.