NEWS IN BRIEF | 10 November 2014

posted Nov 9, 2014, 1:25 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Nov 9, 2014, 1:26 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

P Holmes | Matamata 11 October (heard 27 October); improper riding; fined $400.

N Teeluck | Otaki 4 November; careless riding; suspended 10-21 November inclusive.

P Shaikh | Otago 4 November; celebratory gesture before line; fined $75.

I Lupton | Waikato 28 September (heard 1 November); foul riding; suspended 1 November - 30 June 2015 inclusive.

Z Moki | Avondale 5 November; failed to claim to published weight; fined $200.

S Spratt | Waikato 8 November; careless riding; suspended 16-23 November inclusive.

A Jones | Waikato 8 November; careless riding; suspended 16-23 November inclusive.

Z Moki | Waikato 8 November; careless riding; suspended 13-21 November inclusive.

S Wynne | Canterbury 8 November; careless riding; suspended 16-28 November inclusive.

D Bradley | Hawke’s Bay 9 November; careless riding; suspended 16-23 November inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

G Sanders & D Sweeney | Auckland 4 November; incorrect gear; fined $50.

P Riley | Waikato 8 November; failed to declare rider by required time; fined $50.

S Marsh | Waikato 8 November; incorrect gear; fined $50.

S Ritchie | Waikato 8 November; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

NOM DU BEEL | Otaki 4 November; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

TAPPY’S BEST | Otago 4 November; late scratching after being fractious in barriers; must complete trial.

FAR FETCHED | Waikato 8 November; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

LINCOLN STREET | Hawke’s Bay 9 November; lame near fore leg; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

D White | Kaikoura 3 November; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

T Williams | Kaikoura 3 November; careless driving; fined $275.

S Phillips | Morrinsville 6 November; left track prior to race without permission; fined $200.

Z Butcher | Auckland 7 November; raced inside pylons; fined $300.


Trainer Penalties

R MacKenzie | Auckland 7 November; incorrect gear; fined $100.

J Burrows | Forbury Park 7 November; colour fee; fined $25.


Horse Penalties

PATRICK BEE | Kaikoura 3 November; fractured leg; veterinary clearance required.

EYRE HOSTESS | Morrinsville 6 November; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.

R J BOPPER | Auckland 7 November; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.

BRINDY | Wyndham 9 November; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

LITE PLATINUM | Wyndham 9 November; lame near fore leg; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

MASTER LAVROS | Kaikoura 3 November; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

UNCAS | Kaikoura 3 November; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

BETTER ROSE | Auckland 7 November; raced inside pylons for more than 30 metres; disqualified from 3rd.

I GOT RHYTHM | Auckland 7 November; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 4th.

NEW YEARS JAY | Forbury Park 7 November; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 1st.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

L Bell | Palmerston North 3 November; weight offence; fined $100.

T McCracken | Wanganui 7 November; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Penalties

RUN STACEY RUN | Wanganui 4 November; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

OSTI’S PURSUIT | Waikato 6 November; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

WICKED TYCOON | Auckland 9 November; turned in boxes; must complete box trial.


General

Race 6 at Southland GRC on 3 November was abandoned after the boxes opened prematurely.