NEWS IN BRIEF | 10 April 2017

posted Apr 9, 2017, 2:42 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Apr 9, 2017, 2:42 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

S Rauhihi | Non raceday dated 29 March; rode trackwork with illicit substance in system; suspended 5 November 2016 - 5 October 2017 inclusive and costs of $187.50 to RIU.

D Danis | Te Aroha 8 April; careless riding; suspended 13-17 April inclusive.

D Turner | Wellington 8 April; careless riding; suspended 16-22 April included.

R Elliot | Wellington 8 April; excessive use of whip; suspended 16-25 April inclusive.

N Teeluck | Wellington 8 April; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

A Collett | Canterbury 8 April; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

A Morgan | Canterbury 8 April; excessive use of whip; fined $250.

H Moki | Counties 9 April; careless riding; suspended 10-21 April inclusive.


Trainer Penalty

J & K Parsons | Canterbury 8 April; late rider notification; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

FLOSCEE’S GOLD | Wellington 8 April; sore left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

BRAAVOS | Counties 9 April; late scratching after refusing to enter the barriers; must complete barrier trial.


General

The Waipa RC meeting scheduled for 5 April was abandoned due to weather and track conditions.

The South Canterbury RC meeting scheduled for 6 April was postponed until 10 April due to weather and track conditions.

The Manawatu RC meeting scheduled for 7 April was abandoned due to weather and track conditions.


Harness


Driver Penalties

B Orange | Forbury Park 6 April; allowed sulky to protrude inside marker line; fined $150.

M Jones | NZ Metropolitan 7 April; excessive use of whip; fined $450.

N Rasmussen | NZ Metropolitan 7 April; out of position at start; fined $100.

I Cameron | Rangiora 9 April; excessive use of whip; suspended 10-20 April inclusive.

D Burrows | Rangiora 9 April; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

N Purdon | Rangiora 9 April; careless driving; fined $400.

B Rae | Winton 9 April; breach of push out rule; suspended 10-23 April inclusive and fined $100.

R Swain | Winton 9 April; suspended 10-20 April included.

A Beck | Winton 9 April; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

G Lee | Winton 9 April; breach of push out rule; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

S Telfer & C Garlick | Auckland 7 April; colour fee; fined $25.

R Dunn | Auckland 7 April; late gear notification; fined $50.

G & C Lee | Winton 9 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

WOT UP | Forbury Park 6 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

KOTARE MIST | NZ Metropolitan 7 April; caused delay at start; must complete standing start trial.

MASTER LAVROS | NZ Metropolitan 7 April; leg injury; veterinary clearance required.

EVERYBODY KNOWS | NZ Metropolitan 7 April; disappointing performance; veterinary clearance including endoscopic examination required.

DYNAMO | Rangiora 9 April; out of position at start; must complete mobile start trial.

BETTY BOO | Winton 9 April; elevated heart rate; veterinary clearance required.

ZEALAND STAR | Winton 9 April; made abnormal noises in running; veterinary clearance including endoscopic examination required.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalty

C Roberts | Christchurch 4 April; nominated dogs for races at different venues on same day; fined $150.


Dog Penalty

GOLDSTAR LINKIN | Christchurch 7 April; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.


General

The Wanganui GRC meeting scheduled for 5 April was abandoned due to weather and track conditions.