NEWS IN BRIEF | 11 April 2016

posted Apr 10, 2016, 2:48 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Apr 10, 2016, 2:48 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

L Hemi | Waipa 6 April; medical clearance required.

M Dravitzki | Waipa 6 April; careless riding; suspended 10-23 April inclusive.

H Noorman | Waipa 6 April; medical clearance required.

D Walsh | South Canterbury 7 April; medical clearance required.

T Direen | South Canterbury 7 April; medical clearance required.

B Hutton | Te Aroha 9 April; careless riding; suspended 11-20 April inclusive.

M McNab | Te Aroha 9 April (amended Counties 10 April); careless riding; suspended 17-28 April inclusive.

M Dravitzki | Wellington 9 April; medical clearance required.

L Innes | Counties 10 April; careless riding; suspended 11-20 April inclusive.

Z Moki | Counties 10 April; failed to make weight; fined $100.


Trainer Penalties

M Fraser-Campin & C Campin | Non raceday heard 1 April; failed to present runner to trials free of prohibited substance; fined $3,000.

K Thompson | Southland 9 April; presented incorrect horse; fined $400.


Horse Actions/Penalties

UNICO | South Canterbury 7 April; bled; stood down for 3 months.

HIRAPOUR | Te Aroha 9 April; late scratching after found to be lame at barriers; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

D Butcher | Auckland 8 April; forced runner over markers; fined $200.

A Tomlinson | NZ Metropolitan 8 April; failed to keep straight line in home straight causing interference; suspended 14-24 April inclusive.


Trainer Penalty

C & A Edmonds | Non raceday heard 26 March; failed to present horse to race free of prohibited substance (2 offences); fined $9,000.


Horse Actions/Penalties

ROXY ROX | Forbury Park 7 April; late scratching after failing to take up its position; must complete trial.

GIVENTAKE | Forbury Park 7 April; respiratory noise; veterinary clearance required (subsequently received on 10 April).

PERFECT STORM | Auckland 8 April; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

OUR STAR MAC | NZ Metropolitan 8 April; respiratory ailment; veterinary clearance required.

BEG HALL | NZ Metropolitan 8 April; late scratching after being lame in preliminary; veterinary clearance required.

GOTTA MAMA | Banks Peninsula 10 April; stumbled and fell soon after start; must complete mobile start trial.

GIVENTAKE | Winton 10 April; late scratching after found to have bled in preliminary; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial.


Protests

HARRIET OF MOT | NZ Metropolitan 15 January; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.

HARRIET OF MOT | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.

DEGAS | Forbury Park 7 April; lapped on; relegated from 4th to 7th.

SUMTALA | Winton 10 April; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

J McInerney | Palmerston North 4 April; weight offence (2 offences); fined $200.

B Mitchell | Non raceday dated 4 April; failed to present runner free of prohibited substance; fined $3,000.


Dog Penalties

ACE ACTION | Otago 5 April; marred another runner (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

OPAWA DIVA | Christchurch 8 April; failed to pursue the lure (subsequently found to have serious injury); must complete trial.

GOLDSTAR DELTA | Christchurch 8 April; turned in boxes; must complete box trial.


General

Race 1 at Otago GRC on 5 April was declared a no race after the lure was an unacceptable distance from the leading dog.


Protest

TUFF DIAMOND | Palmerston North 25 January; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.