NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 6 October 2019

posted Oct 6, 2019, 12:42 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Oct 6, 2019, 12:42 AM ]

Thoroughbred 


Rider Penalties

D Danis | Whangarei 2 October; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 4 October).

J Waddell | Waverley 3 October; careless riding; suspended 7-18 October inclusive.

H Schofer | Waverley 3 October; failed to make weight; fined $200.

J Fawcett | Waikato 4 October; careless riding; suspended 12-18 October inclusive.

J Kamaruddin | Waikato 4 October; careless riding; suspended 5-13 October inclusive.

T Thornton | Hawke’s Bay 5 October; excessive use of whip; suspended 13-23 October inclusive.

C O’Beirne | Hawke’s Bay 5 October; careless riding (2 charges); suspended 13 October - 2 November inclusive.

J Parkes | Hawke’s Bay 5 October; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

K Mudhoo | North Canterbury 5 October; failed to make weight; fined $100.

R Elliot | Whakatane 6 October; failed to make weight; fined $300.


Trainer Penalties

N Tiley | Whangarei 2 October; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $50.

G Hacche | Waverley 3 October; failed to scratch by required time; fined $150.


Horse Actions/Penalties

STOCKMANS STORY | Whangarei 2 October; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

SHEZ EKSTRA | Hawke’s Bay 5 October; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

ZAMAX | Hawke’s Bay 5 October; elevated heart rate; veterinary clearance required.

SHE’S GALLANT | North Canterbury 5 October; reared at start; must complete trial.


Protest

SHE’S GALLANT | North Canterbury 5 October; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Harness


Driver Penalties

J Versteeg | NZ Metropolitan 27 September (heard Timaru 6 October); use of whip; fined $200.

C Thornley | Timaru 6 October; careless driving; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

M Salaivao | Waikato Bay of Plenty 3 October; incorrect gear; fined $100.

R & C Wilson | Invercargill 5 October; incorrect number; fined $100.

B Kerr | Timaru 6 October; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

JAZZY STAR | NZ Metropolitan 4 October; fell in running; must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.

NANDOLO | NZ Metropolitan 4 October; cut to coronet; veterinary clearance required.

APOLLO MISSION | Invercargill 5 October; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

HIGHLAND REIGN | Timaru 6 October; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required. 

CHEVRON FLIES | Timaru 6 October; muscle tie up; veterinary clearance required. 

NEVERNEVERLAND | Timaru 6 October; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

THE LAST STRAW | Timaru 6 October; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

JAMIES BAD BOY | Timaru 6 October; broke in running; must complete trial.


Protest

JAMIES BAD BOY | Timaru 6 October; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.


Greyhounds


Dog Penalties

BAVARO | Wanganui 4 October; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

GARY | Christchurch 4 October; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.


General

The Wanganui GRC meeting of 2 October was abandoned after Race 7 due to damage to the safety rail.