NEWS IN BRIEF | 10 March 2014

posted Mar 9, 2014, 3:03 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Mar 9, 2014, 3:04 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

R Myers | Auckland 8 March; careless riding; suspended 16-26 March inclusive.

O Bosson | Auckland 8 March; failed to make weight; fined $500.

D Turner | Masterton 9 March; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalty

P & K Shailer | Auckland 5 March; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Penalties/Actions

BERENICE | Otago 8 March; late scratching with swelling to left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

COUP DARCI BE | Otago 8 March; late scratching with lameness to right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

SOUBRETTES | Otago 8 March; distressed state after race; veterinary clearance required.

UNDISCLOSED | Auckland 8 March; bled; stood down for 3 months.

LION ROCK HILL | Auckland 8 March; late scratching after becoming cast in barriers; must complete barrier trial.

ZABERTO | Auckland 8 March; lame in near fore leg; veterinary clearance required.


Protest

BENZINI | Auckland 8 March; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 2nd.


General

The Canterbury Racing meeting scheduled for 6 March at Motukarara was abandoned due to a waterlogged track.


Harness


Driver Penalties

G Smith | Westport 7 March; unnecessary use of whip; fined $200.

S Ottley | Westport 7 March; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 9 March).

M Pash | Westport 7 March; medical clearance required.

S Lawson | Auckland 7 March (from Franklin 4 March); careless driving; fined $200.

M McKendry | Auckland 7 March; failed to ensure chin strap was fastened; fined $200.

K Barclay | Gore 9 March; excessive use of whip (2 charges); fined $250 and suspended 12-21 March inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

R Jenkins | Manawatu 3 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.

P Green | Manawatu 5 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.

R Holmes | Westport 7 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Penalties/Actions

FLYIN IMPACT | Manawatu 3 March; broke in running and pulled up; stood down for 14 days.

GOLDEN BILLION | Manawatu 5 March; broke in score up and took no part; stood down for 14 days.

DESERT STORM | Manawatu 5 March; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.

MONEYFORJAM | Westport 7 March; injured on way to course and late scratched; veterinary clearance required.

FORTHEJOYOFIT | Westport 7 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

GLENCARRIGH | Westport 7 March; fell in running; must complete 2 trials.

WAIHEMO ART | Reefton 9 March; late scratching when found to be lame; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

GOLDEN DELIGHT | Franklin 4 March; caused interference; disqualified from 3rd.

DESOLATION ROW | Forbury Park 6 March; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

TRICKY GIRL | Forbury Park 6 March; caused interference; relegated from 2nd to 6th.

BELKMYSTER | Forbury Park 6 March; excessive galloping during running; disqualified from 4th.

WYNBERG SALLY | Auckland 7 March; caused interference; relegated from 3rd to 4th.

STARLIGHT INVASION | Gore 9 March; caused interference; relegated from 2nd to 5th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

J McInerney | Christchurch 6 March; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

D Schofield | Auckland 9 March; failed to produce papers; fined $50.


Dog Penalty

SMASH MAGIC | Christchurch 7 March; turned in boxes; must complete box trial.