NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 8 December 2019

posted Dec 8, 2019, 1:18 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Dec 8, 2019, 1:18 AM ]

Thoroughbred 


Rider Penalties

M Donoghue | Non raceday dated 30 November; failed to ride trackwork free of prohibited substance; disqualified 30 November 2019 - 29 November 2020 and costs of $187.50 to RIU.

Z Moki | Taranaki 5 December; failed to make weight; fined $300.

K Chowdhoory | North Canterbury 6 December; careless riding; suspended 18-27 December inclusive.

K Chowdhoory | North Canterbury 6 December; changed boots after weighing out; fined $100.

D Prastiyou | North Canterbury 6 December; medical clearance required.

T Harris | Auckland 7 December; failed to make weight; fined $100.

J Fawcett | Waipukurau 8 December; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

R Hannam | Waipukurau 8 December; excessive use of whip; fined $300.


Trainer Penalty

D & E Haworth | Wellington 7 December; late scratching without valid reason; fined $300.


Horse Actions/Penalties

MOSS JAZZ | Riverton 4 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

BEYOND DISPUTE | Counties 4 December; bled for second time; ineligible to race in New Zealand. 

SHIBUYA KOSATEN | Counties 4 December; lame in right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

VITA SICILIA | Counties 4 December; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

BRAHMARAHMA | Taranaki 5 December; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

INTO THE DEEP | Taranaki 5 December; lame both front forelegs; veterinary clearance required.

STATELINE | Matamata 6 December; late scratching after becoming cast in barrier; must complete trial.

CHEERS AND CHEERS | Matamata 6 December; bled for second time; ineligible to race in New Zealand. 

MISS LABASA | Wellington 7 December; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

TEKEELA CHARM | Waipukurau 8 December; late scratching after refusing to load; must complete trial.

CAPELLASSTAR | Waipukurau 8 December; late scratching after escaping pre-race; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

L McCarthy | Auckland 3 December; careless driving; fined $300.

L Whittaker | Waikato Bay of Plenty 5 December; use of whip; suspended 11-14 December inclusive.

J Robinson | Waikato Bay of Plenty 5 December; careless driving; fined $300.

K Barclay | Invercargill 7 December; drove with foot out of sulky footrest; fined $100.

T Chmiel | NZ Metropolitan 6 December (heard Methven 8 December); careless driving (2 charges); suspended 14-21 December inclusive.

P Wakelin | Methven 8 December; use of whip; suspended 9-20 December inclusive.

M Anderson | Methven 8 December; use of whip; suspended 16-22 December inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

J Young | Auckland 6 December; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

N McGrath | NZ Metropolitan 7 December; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

DOUBLE O HEAVEN | Auckland 3 December; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

JACK RYAN | Auckland 3 December; broke in running; must complete trial.

WOODSTONE | Auckland 3 December; broke in running; must complete trial.

SAVITSKAYA | Waikato Bay of Plenty 5 December; late scratching after becoming fractious at start; must complete trial.

HORSE OF COURSE | Forbury Park 6 December; trachea epiglottis; veterinary clearance required. 

THE GO TO MAN | Forbury Park 6 December; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

CLOUD NINE | NZ Metropolitan 7 December; bucked and checked trialing runner; must complete trial.

SHARDAN SUZIE | NZ Metropolitan 7 December; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

SWELL TIME | Invercargill 7 December; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

KENYA | Methven 8 December; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

DR CLIFF | Methven 8 December; broke in running; must complete trial.


Greyhounds


Dog Penalty

LITTLE LEAF | Auckland 8 December; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.