NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 6 May 2018

posted May 6, 2018, 2:16 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated May 6, 2018, 2:16 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

J Laking | Non raceday dated 29 April; rode with prohibited substance in system; fined $650 and costs of $187.50 to RIU.

D Bothamley | Non raceday dated 29 April; rode with prohibited substance in system; suspended 25 April - 18 May inclusive and costs of $187.50 to RIU.

M Vance | Matamata 2 May; medical clearance required.

A Bohorun | Riverton 2 May; medical clearance required.

L Hemi | Waipukurau 3 May; failed to ride mount to finish; suspended 11-24 May inclusive.

D Danis | Waikato 5 May; careless riding; suspended 13-20 May inclusive.

M Roustoby | Waikato 5 May; medical clearance required.

C Barnes | Canterbury 5 May; careless riding; suspended 12-19 May inclusive.

R Cuneen | Canterbury 5 May; failed to make weight; fined $100.

D Turner | Wanganui 6 May; failed to make weight; fined $100.


Trainer Penalties

D Guy | Matamata 2 May; incorrect gear; fined $50.

K Fawcett | Matamata 2 May; late rider declaration; fined $100.

K Duncan | Waikato 5 May; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

FOREIGN INVESTMENT | Matamata 2 May; late scratching after rearing over in barrier; must complete trial.

ROBIN CHARLES | Riverton 2 May; bled for 2nd time; ineligible to race in New Zealand.

BRANDY JET | Counties 4 May; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

MORE TORQUE | Counties 4 May; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

KINAGAT | Canterbury 5 May; lame right fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

ALL IN MANA | Wanganui 6 May; larynx mucus; veterinary clearance including endoscopic examination required.

ALBATROSS POINT | Wanganui 6 May; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

C Butt | NZ Metropolitan 4 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

C Ferguson | Invercargill 5 May; careless driving; suspended 13-20 May inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

G Martin | Wairarapa 1 May; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

K Townley | Non raceday dated 30 April; presented runner with prohibited substance in system; fined $11,000.

C Dalgety | Auckland 4 May; colour fee; fined $25.

B Gray | Invercargill 5 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.

A Fitzgerald | Rangiora 6 May; colour fee; fined $25.

C & J DeFilippi | Rangiora 6 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

FREE BIRD | Auckland 4 May; broke in running; must complete trial.

SPRING CAMPAIGN | Auckland 4 May; broke in running; must complete trial.

SODS LAW | NZ Metropolitan 4 May; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

NATHAN D | Invercargill 5 May; broke in running; must complete trial.

RUMAND COKE | Invercargill 5 May; broke in running; must complete trial.

KO WRECTED | Invercargill 5 May; broke in running; must complete trial.

MCLAREN | Invercargill 5 May; late scratching after refusing to take part in pre-race circle; must complete trial.

THE GREAT REDEEMER | Rangiora 6 May; broke in running; must complete trial.

SKIPPERLAND | Rangiora 6 May; broke in score up causing false start; must complete mobile start trial.


Protests

GEENA’S GIRL | NZ Metropolitan 2 March; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.

UNIQUE MARSHALL | Rangiora 6 May; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

D Schofield | Non raceday dated 29 April; presented runner with prohibited substance in system; disqualified 14 May 2018 - 13 May 2020 and costs of $1,035 to RIU.

K Williams | Wanganui 2 May; weight offence; fined $100.

C Brider | Wanganui 2 May; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.

R Adcock | Wanganui 4 May; failed to present papers; fined $50.

H Cairns | Christchurch 6 May; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Penalties

SHADY BANJO | Christchurch 30 April; marred another runner (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

OPAWA SLEDGE | Christchurch 30 April; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

CULVIE CHAIRMAN | Christchurch 30 April; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

PAT ALLIE | Christchurch 4 May; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.


Protest

ZIPPING ANDRE | Waikato 29 December; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.