NEWS IN BRIEF | 10 July 2017

posted Jul 9, 2017, 1:23 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jul 9, 2017, 1:23 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

T Harris | Matamata 5 July; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

J Nason | Matamata 5 July; failed to make weight; fined $100.

C Kennedy | Wanganui 6 July; medical clearance required.

M McNelis | Wanganui 6 July; careless riding; suspended 9-20 July inclusive.

J Lowry | Ashburton 7 July; careless riding; suspended 8-28 July inclusive.

R Cole | Te Aroha 9 July; failed to take reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 10-29 July inclusive.

R Cole | Te Aroha 9 July; made celebratory gesture prior to winning post; fined $100.


Trainer Penalty

B Middlewood | Ashburton 7 July; late rider declaration; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

BRUSH STROKES | Matamata 5 July; mucus in trachea; veterinary clearance required.

GET SCHROEDER | Wanganui 6 July; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

DEVINE LOVE | Whangarei 8 July; late scratching after being fractious in barriers; must complete barrier trial.

HOTSHOT LASS | Marton 8 July; late scratching after failing to load; must complete barrier trial.


Protest

IN DREAMLAND | Marton 8 July; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Harness


Driver Penalties

S Walkinshaw | Forbury Park 6 July; careless driving; suspended 7 July - 6 August inclusive.

R Close | NZ Metropolitan 7 July; careless driving; fined $250.

L Lester | NZ Metropolitan 7 July; excessive use of whip; suspended 8-21 July inclusive.

J Markham | NZ Metropolitan 7 July (heard Rangiora 9 July); excessive use of whip; suspended 10-17 July inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

S Argue | Auckland 7 July; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

M House | Rangiora 9 July; late driver notification; fined $50.

G Smith | Rangiora 9 July; late to present runner on to track; fined $200.


Horse Actions/Penalties

TANYA DANA | Forbury Park 6 July; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

DUCHESS GRACE | Forbury Park 6 July; fractured pedal bone; veterinary clearance required.

PORT HANOVER | Rangiora 9 July; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary clearance required.


Protests

SUNNY BILL | NZ Metropolitan 7 July; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

CRADDOCK | NZ Metropolitan 7 July; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 5th.

RONALD J | NZ Metropolitan 7 July; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 1st.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalty

A Lawrence | Waikato 6 July; late to retrieve runner for race; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

CITRUS A PEEL | Wanganui 5 July; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

JET PLANE JESS | Christchurch 7 July; turned in boxes; must complete box trial.

JUST ERNIE | Christchurch 7 July; found to have impaired eye vision; ophthalmologist report required and must complete trial.