NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 4 August 2019

posted Aug 4, 2019, 3:14 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Aug 4, 2019, 3:15 AM ]

Thoroughbred 


Rider Penalties

T Wenn | Tauranga 31 July; failed to ride mount to finish; suspended 1-23 August inclusive.

D Turner | Levin 27 July (heard Egmont 1 August); failed to make weight; suspended 4-17 August inclusive.

T Newman | Egmont 1 August; medical clearance required.

A Jones | Waikato 3 August; careless riding; suspended 11 August - 7 September inclusive.

D Johnson | Waikato 3 August; medical clearance required.

T Thornton | Waikato 3 August; medical clearance required.

BB Hong | Canterbury 3 August; excessive use of whip; suspended 11-30 August inclusive.

C Johnson | Canterbury 3 August; broken riding engagement; fined $200.

M Gillies | Canterbury 3 August; medical clearance required.


Horse Action/Penalty

EL SENOR | Egmont 1 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Harness


Driver Penalties

K Cox | NZ Metropolitan 2 August; use of whip; suspended 3-16 August inclusive.

T Chmiel | NZ Metropolitan 2 August; use of whip; suspended 3-16 August inclusive.

D Simpson | Forbury Park 4 August; use of whip; suspended 5 August - 8 September inclusive.

K Cameron | Forbury Park 4 August; use of whip; fined $200.

C Ferguson | Forbury Park 4 August; use of whip; fined $200.

B McLellan | Forbury Park 4 August; drove with foot out of sulky footrest; fined $100.


Trainer Penalties

A Drake | Waikato Bay of Plenty 1 August; incorrect gear; fined $100.

D Keast | NZ Metropolitan 2 August; late gear notification; fined $50.

A Garters | NZ Metropolitan 2 August; failed to affix bandage so as not to come adrift; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

CULLENS CONSPIRACY | NZ Metropolitan 2 August; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

UPTOWN LADY | NZ Metropolitan 2 August; laceration to hock after blundering in race; veterinary clearance required and must complete trial. 

IWANADANCEWITSUMBODY | NZ Metropolitan 2 August; late scratching when found to be lame in a foot; veterinary clearance required. 

ISLA’S JOY | Forbury Park 4 August; lame right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

BEST OF THE BUNCH | Forbury Park 4 August; broke in running; must complete trial.


Protests

MOUNT ASPIRING | Waikato Bay of Plenty 1 August; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

WINDSOR | NZ Metropolitan 2 August; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 4th.

THE NIGHT SWEATS | Forbury Park 4 August; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

J McInerney | Palmerston North 29 July; failed to scratch runners by prescribed time (2 offences); fined $600.

K Wyllie | Christchurch 30 July; failed to arrange catcher; fined $50.

C Steele | Southland 30 July; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Penalties

SKELDALE | Wanganui 31 July; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

SLY JOHN | Wanganui 2 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

CANCUN | Christchurch 2 August; turned in boxes; must complete box trial.