NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 7 April 2019

posted Apr 7, 2019, 2:32 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Apr 7, 2019, 2:32 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

G Saejorhor | Southland 31 March (heard South Canterbury 3 April); careless riding; suspended 7-17 April inclusive.

S Toolooa | South Canterbury 3 April; careless riding; suspended 7-13 April inclusive.

C Campbell | South Canterbury 3 April; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

C Campbell | South Canterbury 3 April; careless riding; suspended 7-13 April inclusive.

M Coleman | Te Aroha 6 April; careless riding; suspended 8-22 April inclusive.

C Campbell | Canterbury 6 April; excessive use of whip; suspended 14-25 April inclusive.

T Comignaghi | Canterbury 6 April; excessive use of whip; suspended 7-18 April inclusive.

M Coleman | Counties 7 April; celebratory gesture prior to winning post; fined $150.


Trainer Penalty

J Bridge | Non raceday dated 1 April; presented incorrect horse at trials; fined $600.


Horse Actions/Penalties

LIVELY INTEREST | South Canterbury 3 April; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

STRAIGHT FURROW | Wanganui 4 April; tendon injury; veterinary clearance required.

FLAUTINO | Wanganui 4 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

CARPE DIEM | Manawatu 5 April; lame; veterinary clearance required.

LADYNADEL | Manawatu 5 April; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

TANTALISING | Manawatu 5 April; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

FLYING FLAME | Counties 7 April; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

JOHNNIE REDMOND | Counties 7 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Protest

HASABRO | Te Aroha 6 April; caused interference; relegated from 2nd to 3rd.


Harness


Driver Penalties

R Close | Forbury Park 4 April; started from incorrect barrier position; fined $200.

T Chmiel | Forbury Park 4 April; use of whip; fined $300.

B Butt | NZ Metropolitan 5 April; use of whip; suspended 9-24 April inclusive and fined $500.

J Dickie | NZ Metropolitan 5 April; use of whip; suspended 13-22 April inclusive.

R Houghton | NZ Metropolitan 5 April; use of whip; suspended 6 April - 12 April inclusive.

R Anderson | NZ Metropolitan 5 April; use of whip; fined $200.

J Campbell | Forbury Park 4 April (heard Invercargill 6 April); crossed over prior to starting point; fined $100.

Trainer Penalties

R Todd | NZ Metropolitan 5 April; incorrect saddlecloths; fined $100.

A Wohlers | Invercargill 7 April; unwarranted sulky; fined $100.

B Shirley | Invercargill 7 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.

A Edge | Rangiora 7 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Penalties

COME A KNOCKIN | Forbury Park 4 April; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary clearance required.

DEER HUNTER | Auckland 5 April; broke in running; must complete trial.

LOVELY BUNDY | Auckland 5 April; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

MR YIPS | NZ Metropolitan 5 April; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

WHATWILLBEEWILLBEE | Invercargill 6 April; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

DONEGAL MARY FRANCIS | Rangiora 7 April; out of position at start; must complete mobile start trial.


Protests

ERNIE CASTLETON | Auckland 5 April; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 3rd.

LIAISON | Auckland 5 April; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

J McInerney | Wanganui 27 February (heard Southland 31 March); weight offence; fined $300.

A Bradshaw | Non raceday dated 21 February; failed to comply with GRNZ breeding policy; fined $300.

B Dann | Christchurch 2 April; failed to present greyhound for racing; fined $300.

E Duganzich | Non raceday dated 2 April; failed to present runners free of prohibited substance (3 charges); fined $4,000.

J McInerney | Non raceday dated 4 April; failed to present runner free of prohibited substance; fined $2,500.

G Farrell | Auckland 7 April; failed to arrange catcher; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

TUI STYLE | Christchurch 2 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

BLAZING DIAMOND | Wanganui 3 April; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.


Protests

TUNA SPEED | Wanganui 26 October; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 2nd.

TUNA SPEED | Wanganui 16 November; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.

SPOT ON HEARTY | Wanganui 28 December; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.

NIPPAOFSAMBUCCA | Southland 25 January; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 2nd.