NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 29 December 2019

posted Dec 29, 2019, 12:11 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Dec 29, 2019, 12:11 AM ]

Thoroughbred 


Rider Penalties

L Innes | Auckland 26 December; failed to make weight; fined $200.

O Bosson | Auckland 26 December; failed to make weight (2 charges); fined $500.

M McNab | Auckland 26 December; failed to make weight; fined $100.

T Harris | Auckland 26 December; failed to make weight; fined $350.

C Lammas | Auckland 26 December; failed to make weight; fined $100.

M Hashizume | Auckland 26 December; careless riding; suspended 29 December - 5 January inclusive.

A Collett | Auckland 26 December; omitted an iron when weighing out; fined $200.

R Goldsbury | Manawatu 14 December (heard Manawatu 26 December); failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 3 January - 6 February inclusive.

Z Moki | Manawatu 26 December; medical clearance required.

M Singh | Manawatu 26 December; careless riding; suspended 3-7 January inclusive.

J Lowry | Otago 26 December; failed to make weight; fined $300.

B Murray | Otago 26 December; careless riding; suspended 2-6 January inclusive.

M Coleman | Rotorua 27 December; medical clearance required.

D Turner | Taranaki 27 December; careless riding; suspended 3-7 January inclusive.

T Yanagida | Matamata 28 December; medical clearance required.

T Harris | Matamata 28 December; medical clearance required.

K Asano | South Canterbury 28 December; careless riding; suspended 5-12 January inclusive.

K Mudhoo | South Canterbury 28 December; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalty

C Mortimer | Rotorua 27 December; failed to scratch by prescribed time; fined $150.


Horse Actions/Penalties

PARSONS GLORY | Manawatu 26 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial. 

MEHRTENS | Manawatu 26 December; tendon injury; veterinary clearance required.

MORWEKA | Otago 26 December; late scratching after receiving lacerations to a leg when fractious in barrier; veterinary clearance required.

MISS DAMEANA | Rotorua 27 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

VEE CECE | Rotorua 27 December; late scratching with nasal discharge at barriers; veterinary clearance required.

UP ‘N’ GONE | Matamata 28 December; lame left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

GIRL OF STEEL | Matamata 28 December; tendon injury; veterinary clearance required.

COINTREAU | South Canterbury 28 December; refused to leave barriers; must complete multiple trials.

DOCKET | South Canterbury 28 December; late scratching after refusing to load; barred from racing indefinitely.

DE TOROS | Taranaki 29 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Protest

EN SOIE | Auckland 26 December; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Harness


Driver Penalties

J Cox | Ashburton 24 December; use of whip; suspended 28 December - 4 January inclusive.

B Hope | Westport 26 December; use of whip; suspended 3-10 January inclusive.

J Curtin | Westport 26 December; use of whip; suspended 31 December - 12 January inclusive. 

K Cameron | Westport 26 December; use of whip; suspended 31 December - 12 January inclusive. 

S McMullan | Westport 28 December; use of whip; fined $200.

P Davis | Westport 28 December; use of whip; fined $200.

I Cameron | Westport 28 December; allowed sulky to protrude inside marker line; suspended 31 December - 10 January inclusive.

C DeFilippi | Ashburton 24 December (heard Banks Peninsula 29 December); breach of push out rule; suspended 4-10 January inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

J Clementson | Non raceday dated 23 December; failed to present runner free of prohibited substance; fined $2,000.

D Keast | Banks Peninsula 29 December; late driver change; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

SAVITSKAYA | Waikato Bay of Plenty 24 December; refused to take part in race; must complete 2 trials. 

VICTOR TANGO | Ashburton 24 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

MAJORCA | Ashburton 24 December; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

MR MIDNIGHT | Ashburton 24 December; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary clearance including endoscopic examination required.

SEE YA WRITE | Gore 27 December; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

FERNLEIGH COLLEEN | Westport 28 December; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

YOUNG STRANGER | Westport 28 December; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

LUMINOSITY | Banks Peninsula 29 December; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

BEAU MAJOR | Banks Peninsula 29 December; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

ENHANCE YOUR CALM | Waikato Bay of Plenty 24 December; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 3rd.

BRIGHT GLOW | Westport 28 December; raced inside marker line gaining an advantage; disqualified from 4th.

GREY STOKE | Waikato Bay of Plenty 29 December; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 5th.

B D YASATHON | Banks Peninsula 29 December; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 2nd.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalty

J McInerney | Palmerston North 9 December (heard non raceday dated 23 December); weight offence; fined $500.


Dog Penalty

BIGTIME ALFIE | Palmerston North 23 December; cramped during race; must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.