NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 4 March 2018

posted Mar 3, 2018, 11:42 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Mar 3, 2018, 11:42 PM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

T Allan | Hawke’s Bay 1 March; careless riding; suspended 4-12 March inclusive.

M Tanaka | Marton 2 March; careless riding; suspended 4-15 March inclusive.

S Weatherley | Auckland 3 March; careless riding; suspended 11-23 March inclusive.

M Coleman | Auckland 3 March; careless riding; suspended 11-25 March inclusive and fined $500.

M Tanaka | Auckland 3 March; careless riding; suspended 16-29 March inclusive.

B Allen | Auckland 3 March; careless riding; suspended 11-24 March inclusive.

J Fawcett | Auckland 3 March; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

K Gundowry | Otago 3 March; careless riding; suspended 9-23 March inclusive.

J Laking | Otago 3 March; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalty

K Tyler | Otago 3 March; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

THE BOK | Counties 28 February; laryngeal hemiplegia; veterinary clearance and endoscopic examination required.

MODERN LOVE | Counties 28 February; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

EXCELSIOR ISLAND | Auckland 3 March; lame right foreleg; veterinary clearance required.

FULLY FUNDED | Auckland 3 March; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

ALL THINGS NICE | Otago 3 March; late scratching after becoming cast in barrier; must complete trial.

RAVEN DARKHOLME | Otago 3 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Harness


Driver Penalties

G Lee | Central Otago 2 January (heard Wyndham 4 February); careless driving; fined $350.

A Kyle | Waikouaiti 26 February; excessive use of whip; suspended 27 February - 17 March inclusive.

G Anderson | Waikouaiti 26 February; out of position at start; fined $100.

A Edge | Waikouaiti 26 February; allowed runner to start from incorrect position; fined $200.

C Wigg | Waikouaiti 26 February; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

R Allen | Waikouaiti 26 February; failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 27 February - 26 October inclusive and fined $500.

R McIlwrick | Waikouaiti 26 February; allowed runner to race inside pylons; fined $200.

S Dickson | Taranaki 1 March; excessive use of whip; suspended 5-15 March inclusive.

T Cameron | Auckland 2 March; allowed runner to race inside pylons; fined $450.

B Munro | NZ Metropolitan 2 March; careless driving; fined $450.

M Hurrell | Waikouaiti 26 February (heard Invercargill 3 March); careless driving; fined $300.

S Dickson | Stratford 4 March; excessive use of whip; suspended 16 March - 12 April inclusive.

A Pyers | Stratford 4 March; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

D Keast | NZ Metropolitan 2 March (heard Cheviot 4 March); excessive use of whip; fined $300.

M Neilson | Cheviot 4 March; excessive use of whip; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

R Villiger | Taranaki 1 March; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

M House | Auckland 2 March; colour fee; fined $25.

R Green | Auckland 2 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.

K Barclay | Invercargill 3 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

THISLADYROCKS | Waikouaiti 26 February; broke in running; must complete trial.

IVANA FLYBYE | Auckland 2 March; broke at start; must complete mobile start trial.

LONDON DELIGHT | NZ Metropolitan 2 March; slow recovery rate; veterinary clearance including endoscopic examination required.

DARK RAGE | NZ Metropolitan 2 March; broke in running; must complete trial.

MON RICHIE | NZ Metropolitan 2 March; sore right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

ONE OVER DA STARS | NZ Metropolitan 2 March; broke in running; must complete trial.

VYNDETTA | NZ Metropolitan 2 March; poor recovery rate; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

PICKETTS RIDGE | Waikouaiti 26 February; started in advance of its correct barrier position; disqualified from 5th and declared a non runner.

WANDERING STAR | Waikouaiti 26 February; started in advance of its correct barrier position; disqualified from 12th and declared a non runner.

PRINCESS MACKENDON | Auckland 2 March; raced inside markers gaining an advantage; disqualified from 2nd.

STYLISH DUKE | Invercargill 3 March; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


General

Starter W Ferguson | Waikouaiti 26 February; allowed runners to start from incorrect positions; fined $350.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

E Potts | Auckland 26 February; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

A Cleaver | Auckland 26 February; weight offence; fined $150.

R Adcock | Otago 27 February; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

B Hunt | Wanganui 2 March; late to kennel runner; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

KNOW PANIC | Christchurch 27 February; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

JINJA SPIRIT | Otago 27 February; failed to pursue the lure but found to have serious injury; must complete trial.

SILKY SOCK | Wanganui 28 February; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

OPAWA CHEVIOT | Christchurch 1 March; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

AMY BOY | Christchurch 2 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

SEFTON JAY | Christchurch 2 March; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.