NEWS IN BRIEF | 10 October 2016

posted Oct 9, 2016, 1:58 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Oct 9, 2016, 1:58 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

S Spratt | Avondale 5 October; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

T Wenn | Avondale 5 October; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

Z Moki | Wairarapa 6 October; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 8 October).

J Morris | South Canterbury 7 October; excessive use of whip; fined $250.


Horse Actions/Penalties

MADAM BULLBARS | Avondale 5 October; late scratching after failing to load; must complete trial.

OFF ROADING | Wairarapa 6 October; late scratching after failing to load; must complete multiple barrier trials.

EL BEE DANCER | South Canterbury 7 October; late scratching on veterinary advice after dislodging rider and escaping at barriers; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

TICKETS ON HER | South Canterbury 7 October; late scratching after refusing to load; must complete barrier trial.

PINNACLE BAY | South Canterbury 7 October; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


General

The Matamata RC meeting scheduled for 8 October was abandoned due to a waterlogged track.


Harness


Driver Penalties

D Dunn | Forbury Park 6 October; failed to maintain straight course in home straight; fined $300.

D Butcher | Auckland 7 October; careless driving; fined $250.

T Chmiel | Banks Peninsula 2 October (heard Timaru 9 October); excessive use of whip; suspended 10-16 October inclusive.

A White | Timaru 9 October; careless driving; fined $300.


Trainer Penalties

A Stuart | NZ Metropolitan 7 October; late gear notification; fined $50.

E Latimer | Timaru 9 October; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

SUN’S INVASION | Forbury Park 6 October; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

FINDING NEMO | Auckland 7 October; blood in trachea; veterinary clearance required.

TAZZY’S DEVIL | Auckland 7 October; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

DEFY THE ODDS | Auckland 7 October; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

LOCHARBURN | NZ Metropolitan 7 October; arrhythmic heart beat; veterinary clearance including

ECG required.

ALPHA ROCK | NZ Metropolitan 7 October; broke in running; must complete trial.

WOODLEA LEGEND | NZ Metropolitan 7 October; flexor tendon injury; veterinary clearance required.

STONEY EYRE | Timaru 9 October; broke in running; must complete trial.


Protest

CRACKARED | NZ Metropolitan 7 October; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 3rd.


Greyhounds


Trainer /Handler Penalty

J Udy & D Cottam | Waikato 6 October; weight offence; fined $100.