NEWS IN BRIEF | 10 October 2011

posted Oct 10, 2011, 11:50 AM by Rick Quirk Ā  [ updated Oct 10, 2011, 8:34 PM by Concussion Testing ]
Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties/Actions
M Sweeney | Waipa 9 October; careless riding; suspended 10-16 October inclusive.
M Sweeney | Waipa 9 October; careless riding; suspended 17-23 October inclusive.

Trainer Penalties
S Brown | Wellington 7 October; presented horse with incorrect gear; fined $100.
G Vile | Egmont 8 October; presented horse with incorrect gear; fined $100.
T Busuttin | 9 October; raced horse with incorrect gear; fined $100.
P Shailer | Non Raceday Hearing | Matamata 8 June; positive swab TIZ WEISSMULLER 8 June 2011; fined $6000.

Horse Actions
YAKADAH | Gore 5 October; bled; three month stand down.
BLONDE ROSE | Taupo 6 October; failed to enter barrier; must trial.
DAVONE CODE | Taupo 6 October; bled; three month stand down.
SUPERLATIVE | Taupo 6 October; very difficult to load; must trial.
LOCKED Nā€™ LOADED | Wellington 7 October; pulled up lame; vet cert required.
HOWBADDOUNEEDIT | Canterbury 8 October; late scratched; vet cert required.
FLIGHTIME | Waipa 9 October; bled; three month stand down.
ELLATAIN | Waipa 9 October; bucked leaving barrier; must trial.
TIZ WEISSMULLER | Non Raceday Hearing | Matamata 8 June; positive swab; disqualified - R1 Classic Cuisine Catering 2000.


Harness

Appeal Hearing
J Patterson | From Oamaru HRC 18 September; failing to drive horse out to finish; suspended 5 October 2011 up to and including 5 January 2012 (3 months).

Driver Penalties
B Thomas | NZ Metropolitan TC 7 October; incompetent driving; suspended 12 October to 6 November inclusive.
S Phillips | Kumeu TC 7 October; excessive use of the whip; fined $300.

Trainer Penalties
S McCaffrey | Adjourned from Cambridge Te Awamutu HRC 29 September; late gear notification; fined $50.
G Rogerson/P Blanchard | Cambridge Te Awamutu HRC 4 October; incorrect gear; fined $100.
B Hutton | Methven TC 9 October; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Greyhound

Trainer & Handler Penalties
S&B Evans | Christchurch GRC; weight offence; fined $100.

Dog Penalties
PATCH UP | Manawatu GRC 3 October; failing to pursue; suspended for 1 month and must trial.
LOTTO FUN | Wanganui GRC 5 October; failing to pursue; suspended for 1 month and must trial.