NEWS IN BRIEF - Week Ending 9 June 2019

posted Jun 8, 2019, 11:15 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jun 8, 2019, 11:15 PM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

L Myers | Auckland 3 June; excessive use of whip; fined $400.

N Downs | Auckland 3 June; excessive use of whip; fined $600.

E Farr | Auckland 3 June; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

E Farr | Taranaki 6 June; careless riding; suspended 9-14 June inclusive.

R Beemud | Taranaki 6 June; made celebratory gesture prior to line; fined $200.

S O’Malley | Taranaki 6 June; changed gear after weighing out; fined $300.

M Gillies | Taranaki 6 June; medical clearance required.

T Harris | Waikato 8 June; medical clearance required.

T Johnson | Wellington 8 June; failed to make weight; fined $100.

D Turner | Wellington 8 June; medical clearance required.

T Comignaghi | Waimate 9 June; careless riding; suspended 10-19 June inclusive.

G Saejorhor | Waimate 9 June; careless riding; suspended 10-21 June inclusive.


Trainer Penalty

T & L Prendergast | Waimate 9 June; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

DUFFERS CREEK | Auckland 3 June; fell; veterinary clearance required.

BIG ’N’ RICH | Auckland 3 June; lame right fore leg; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

R McIlwrick | Invercargill 3 June; late to present runner on to track; fined $100.

L Whittaker | Waikato Bay of Plenty 6 June; failed to activate gear; fined $100.

M White | Waikato Bay of Plenty 6 June; late to present runner on to track; fined $100.

M Hurrell | Invercargill 8 June; allowed sulky to protrude inside markers in home straight; suspended 14-15 June inclusive and fined $200.

K Franks | Invercargill 8 June; use of whip; fined $250.


Trainer Penalties

M Smolenski | Nelson 7 June; late gear notification; fined $50.

B Norman | Invercargill 8 June; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.


Horse Penalties

FRANK THE TANK | Invercargill 3 June; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

PADDYPROUDFOOT | Invercargill 3 June; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

MISS BAMBOOCHA | Invercargill 8 June; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

RNR WINDERMERE | Invercargill 8 June; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

WESTEROS | Nelson 9 June; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

FEKITOA | Nelson 9 June; broke in running; must complete trial.


Protest

WOMAN IN CHARGE | Invercargill 8 June; ran inside markers in home straight; disqualified from 2nd.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

D Denbee | Palmerston North 4 June; weight offence; fined $100.

J McInerney | Wanganui 5 June; failed to present runner; fined $300.

J & D Fahey | Wanganui 7 June; failed to present papers; fined $50.


Dog Penalty

VIKING JOOP | Waikato 6 June; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


General

Race 1 at the Palmerston North GRC meeting of 4 June was abandoned due to the lids opening prematurely.

Races 4 and 9 at the Southland GRC meeting of 4 June were abandoned due to the dogs catching the lure.