NEWS IN BRIEF | 11 August 2014

posted Aug 10, 2014, 3:32 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Aug 10, 2014, 3:33 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

A Browne | Canterbury 6 August; made celebratory gesture prior to finishing line; fined $200.

M Cameron | Foxton 7 August; failed to make weight; fined $100.

S Doyle | Foxton 7 August; failed to make weight; fined $200.

B Jones | Counties 9 August; failed to make weight; fined $100.

C Singer | Canterbury 9 August; unnecessary use of whip; fined $300.

R Doherty | Canterbury 9 August; medical clearance required.

M Cropp | Canterbury 9 August; medical clearance required.

S Fannin | Te Aroha 10 August; unable to claim down to riding weight; fined $100.

R Cole | Te Aroha 10 August; unable to claim down to riding weight; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

D Jeffcoat | Counties 9 August; incorrect gear; fined $50.

S Clotworthy | Te Aroha 10 August; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

IMA DANCER | Canterbury 6 August; tendon injury; veterinary clearance required.

LOVIN CONNECTION | Canterbury 6 August; atrial fibrillation; must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.

ILADANN | Foxton 7 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

FARNHAM | Matamata 8 August; late scratching after becoming cast in barrier; must complete barrier trial.

GEISHA GIRL | Canterbury 9 August; very slow to begin; must complete barrier trial.


Harness


Driver Penalties

J Kriechbaumer | Waikato 7 August; careless driving; fined $250.

Z Butcher | Waikato 7 August; chin strap undone during race; fined $200.

M Blakemore | Waikato 7 August; breach of push out rule; fined $150.


Trainer Penalties

M Salaivao | Waikato 7 August; late driver notification; fined $50.

G Cook | NZ Metropolitan 8 August; incorrect gear; fined $100.

T Stratford | Invercargill 10 August; colour fee; fined $25.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

B Freeman | Christchurch 5 August; breach of dress code; fined $50.

S & B Evans | Christchurch 8 August; weight offence; fined $100.

P Seque | Non-raceday decision dated 10 July; acts detrimental to the image and interest of Greyhound Racing; disqualified 14 August - 18 October inclusive, fined $250 and costs of $500.

N Simonsen | Non-raceday decision dated 10 July; acts detrimental to the image and interest of Greyhound Racing; disqualified 14 August - 18 May 2015 inclusive and costs of $500.



Dog Penalty

CLARETOWN LEROY | Otago 5 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.