NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 29 April 2018

posted Apr 29, 2018, 2:40 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Apr 29, 2018, 2:40 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

C Campbell | Otago 24 April; careless riding; suspended 25 April - 5 May inclusive.

D Bothamley | Otago 24 April; careless riding; suspended 19-27 May inclusive.

T Harris | Avondale 25 April; careless riding; suspended 29 April - 9 May inclusive.

T Harris | Avondale 25 April; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

M Du Plessis | Avondale 25 April; careless riding; suspended 29 April - 5 May inclusive.

K Chowdhoory | Avondale 25 April; careless riding; suspended 29 April - 10 May inclusive.

J Nason | Avondale 25 April; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

D Turner | Feilding 25 April; failed to ride mount to finish; fined $250.

S Rusof | Feilding 25 April; failed to make weight; fined $400.

S MacNab | Marlborough 27 April; excessive use of whip; suspended 30 April - 9 May inclusive.

B Lammas | Marlborough 27 April; failed to make weight; fined $100.

J Nason | Cambridge 28 April; careless riding; suspended 6-17 May inclusive.

R Myers | Hawke’s Bay 28 April; careless riding; suspended 6-12 May inclusive.

D Bradley | Hawke’s Bay 28 April; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

K Kwo | Marlborough 29 April; careless riding; suspended 3-6 May inclusive.

T Comignaghi | Marlborough 29 April; careless riding; suspended 6-16 May inclusive.

C Johnson | Marlborough 29 April; failed to ride mount to finish; suspended 6-26 May inclusive.

T Johnson | Marlborough 29 April; failed to make weight; fined $100.


Trainer Penalty

S Marsh | Avondale 25 April; omitted lead bag when saddling; fined $300.


Horse Actions/Penalties

SO NATURAL | Otago 24 April; late scratching at barriers after injuring a back leg; veterinary clearance required.

NATURAL LIGHT | Otago 24 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

BUFFALO ROSE | Marlborough 27 April; swollen flexor tendon; veterinary clearance required.

SNIPARINDA | Marlborough 27 April; lame left hind leg; veterinary clearance required and must complete trial.

BARE WITH | Marlborough 27 April; bowed tendon; veterinary clearance required.  

HOT TEMPO | Marlborough 29 April; late scratching when found to be lame in near fore leg; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

B Hope | Timaru 26 April; excessive use of whip; suspended 27 April - 13 May inclusive.

I Schwamm | Timaru 26 April; careless driving; suspended 27 April - 5 July inclusive.

N Williamson | Invercargill 29 April; out of position at start; fined $100.


Trainer Penalties

P Ellis | Timaru 26 April; colour fee; fined $25.

A Stuart | Timaru 26 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.

D Balle | Auckland 27 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.

B Purdon | Auckland 27 April; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $200.


Horse Actions/Penalties

MAGASTEY | Timaru 26 April; late scratching at start when found to be lame; veterinary clearance required.

SPUR ME ON GENTLY | Invercargill 29 April; broke in running; must complete trial.

MY WEE MAN | Invercargill 29 April; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.


General

The Ashburton TC meeting scheduled for 28 April was abandoned due to weather and track conditions.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

J McInerney | Southland 24 April; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

J Tanner | Christchurch 27 April; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

J Jopson | Christchurch 27 April; weight offence; fined $150.

G Farrell | Wanganui 27 April; failed to scratch runner by prescribed time; fined $150.


Dog Penalties

CRACKLE | Wanganui 25 April; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

DYNA MONTY | Christchurch 27 April; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

ASTRO TIPPLE | Christchurch 27 April; turned in boxes; must complete box trial.