NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 8 September 2019

posted Sep 8, 2019, 3:35 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Sep 8, 2019, 3:35 AM ]

Thoroughbred 


Rider Penalties

BR Jones | Counties 4 September; careless riding; suspended 12-19 September inclusive.

G Swann | Counties 4 September; medical clearance required.

E McCall | Waikato 6 September; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

I Lupton | Auckland 7 September; careless riding; suspended 8-29 September inclusive and fined $500.

M Gillies | Auckland 7 September; excessive use of whip; fined $400.

E Farr | Auckland 7 September; excessive use of whip; fined $600.

S Fannin | Auckland 7 September; excessive use of whip; fined $600.

T Moseley | Canterbury 7 September; excessive use of whip; suspended 8-20 September inclusive.

C Campbell | Canterbury 7 September; excessive use of whip; suspended 8-19 September inclusive.

T Jonker | Canterbury 7 September; failed to make weight (2 charges); fined $300.

K Williams | Canterbury 7 September; made celebratory gesture prior to winning post; fined $150.


Horse Actions/Penalties

SOKITOME | Waikato 6 September; tendon injury; veterinary clearance required.

RUKUHIA | Auckland 7 September; lame; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

F Phelan | Waikato Bay of Plenty 5 September; use of whip; fined $200.

L Whittaker | Waikato Bay of Plenty 5 September; use of whip; fined $200.

D Butt | NZ Metropolitan 6 September; failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 7 September - 6 November inclusive and fined $600.

M Hurrell | NZ Metropolitan 6 September; use of whip; fined $200.

B Weaver | NZ Metropolitan 6 September; drove with foot out of sulky footrest; fined $100.

B McLellan | Winton 8 September; out of position at start; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

AIRPARK FLYER | Winton 8 September; lame off hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

AMABEDE | Winton 8 September; lame in hind legs; veterinary clearance required.

CHEVRON FLIER | Winton 8 September; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

QUAESTOR | NZ Metropolitan 6 September; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 3rd.

JAMIES BAD BOY | Winton 8 September; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th. 


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

S Lozell | Palmerston North 2 September; weight offences (2 charges); fined $250.

N Wanhalla | Christchurch 3 September; permitted non-licensed person to handle greyhound; fined $100

A Joyce | Christchurch 3 September; late to kennel runner; fined $50.

R Adcock | Christchurch 27 August (heard Otago 3 September; weight offence; fined $100

J McInerney | Otago 3 September; incorrect nomination; fined $100.

L Hunt | Wanganui 28 August (heard Wanganui 4 September); failed to scratch runner by required time denying reserve a start; fined $300.

R Roper | Waikato 29 August (heard Waikato 5 September); permitted non-licensed person to handle greyhound; fined $100.

L Waretini | Christchurch 6 September; late to kennel runner; fined $50.

L Cole | Wanganui 4 September (heard Wanganui 6 September); weight offence (2nd offence); fined $150.


Dog Penalties

HOMEBUSH FONZIE | Otago 3 September; failed to pursue the lure but found to have serious injury; must complete trial.

MASSIMO OSTI | Waikato 5 September; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

COME A GUSTER | Christchurch 5 September; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

PRINCE ZULU | Christchurch 6 September; turned in boxes; must complete box trial.


General

Race 10 at Wanganui GRC meeting of 6 September was abandoned after the lure lost power.