NEWS IN BRIEF | 10 June 2013

posted Jun 9, 2013, 12:40 AM by Rick Quirk

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

J Jago | Auckland 3 June; careless riding; suspended 9-15 June inclusive.

K Hillis | Auckland 3 June; careless riding; suspended 4-19 June inclusive.

M Tanaka | Wairarapa 3 June; careless riding; suspended 6-12 June inclusive.

J Riddell | Wairarapa 3 June; careless riding; suspended 10-15 June inclusive.

P Ormsby | Matamata 5 June; excessive use of whip; fined $150.

K Myers | Taranaki 6 June; medical clearance required.

R Hannam | Waimate 7 June; careless riding; suspended 11-14 June inclusive.

R Dye | Waikato 8 June; failed to make weight; fined $800.

S Moir | Otago 9 June; weighed in light; suspended 10 June - 29 July inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

L Latta | Wairarapa 3 June; late declaration of rider; fined $50.

K Myers | Wairarapa 3 June; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $50.

G Innes | Wairarapa 3 June; late declaration of rider; fined $50.

S Thompson-Brown & M Brown | Otaki trials 21 March (heard Hastings 27 May); horse presented with prohibited substance; fined $2000.


Horse Penalties/ Actions

STEEL | Auckland 3 June; bled; stood down for 3 months.

I’M BACK JACK | Wairarapa 3 June; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

THE CAPTAIN | Matamata 5 June; bled; stood down for 3 months.

TAG AND RELEASE | Waimate 7 June; bled for second time; ineligible to race in New Zealand.

LOCHWOOD | Otago 9 June; late scratching after refusing to load; must complete barrier trial.


Protest

QUARTZE | Otago 9 June; rider weighed in light; disqualified from 2nd.


Harness


Driver Penalties

J Abernethy | Cambridge 4 June; excessive use of whip; fined $250.

C Ferguson | Forbury Park 6 June; excessive use of whip; fined $225.

R May | Nelson 7 June; careless driving; fined $250.

S Phelan | Manawatu 17 May (heard Auckland 7 June); failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; fined $750 plus costs of $250 to JCA.

B Edwards | Auckland 7 June; excessive use of whip; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

S McCaffrey | Cambridge 4 June; incorrect gear; fined $100.

B Mangos & H Cullen | Cambridge 4 June; incorrect gear; fined $100.

T Vince | Cambridge 4 June; incorrect gear; fined $100.

J Dickie | Cambridge 4 June; incorrect gear; fined $100.

B Weaver | Nelson 7 June; late notification of gear; fined $50.

A Herlihy | Auckland 7 June; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

J Gameson | Nelson 9 June; late notification of gear; fined $50.

D & A Jones | Nelson 7 June (heard 9 June); incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Penalties/Actions

ARDEN’S AMBROSE | Cambridge 4 June; late scratching after an unsatisfactory preliminary; veterinary clearance required.

DEADLY SANCTION | Nelson 9 June; paced and broke in early stages; must complete standing start trial.


Protests

ROXY ROCKET | Forbury Park 6 June; caused interference; relegated from 1st to last.

SAFFRON CASTLETON | Auckland 7 June; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 3rd.

ITSNOWORNEVER | Auckland 7 June; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler penalties

A McCook | Christchurch 4 June; failed to catch dog as arranged; fined $50.

G Cleeve | Christchurch 6 June; weight offence; fined $100.

J Shaw | Christchurch 6 June; failed to catch dog as arranged; fined $50.


Dog penalty

DELUSIVE | Auckland 9 June; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.