NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 2 September 2018

posted Sep 2, 2018, 3:32 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Sep 2, 2018, 3:33 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

J Bayliss | Matamata 29 August; excessive use of whip; suspended 6-13 September inclusive.

C Lammas | Matamata 29 August; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

J Waddell | Matamata 29 August; medical clearance required.

D Johnson | Matamata 29 August; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 1 September).

D Mansour | Matamata 29 August; medical clearance required.

K Mudhoo | Ashburton 30 August; failed to ride mount to finish; suspended 31 August - 16 September inclusive.

BB Hong | Ashburton 30 August; excessive use of whip; suspended 31 August - 14 September inclusive.

J Morris | Ashburton 30 August; careless riding; suspended 31 August - 9 September inclusive.

J Riddell | Hawke’s Bay 1 September; careless riding; suspended 9-21 September inclusive.


Trainer Penalty

D Guy | Hawke’s Bay 1 September; late rider declaration; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

COOLIN ROO | Ashburton 30 August; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

ICEBERG ROCK | Ashburton 30 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

TOY KINGDOM | Whangarei 1 September; late scratching after becoming fractious in barriers; must complete trial.


Harness


Driver Penalties

B Munro | Non raceday dated 28 August; misconduct; fined $500.

B Butcher | Waikato Bay of Plenty 30 August; careless driving; suspended 31 August - 14 September inclusive.

D Iremonger | Waikato Bay of Plenty 30 August; use of whip; fined $500.

L McKay | NZ Metropolitan 31 August; use of whip; suspended 8-20 September inclusive.

K Cox | NZ Metropolitan 31 August; use of whip; suspended 1-14 September inclusive.

A Armour | Forbury Park 2 September; use of whip; fined $300.

Trainer Penalty

P Court | Forbury Park 2 September; late gear notification; fined $50.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

L Udy | Waikato 30 August; failed to catch runner; fined $50.

C Roberts | Christchurch 30 August; failed to arrange catcher; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

UMBRIDGE BALE | Otago 28 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

GOING BANANAS | Waikato 30 August; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

THORA EXPLORER | Christchurch 31 August; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.


General

The Auckland GRC meeting scheduled for 2 September was abandoned due to weather and track conditions.