NEWS IN BRIEF | 11 December 2017

posted Dec 9, 2017, 10:54 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Dec 9, 2017, 10:54 PM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

H Marzuki | Counties 6 December; careless riding; suspended 10-22 December inclusive.

V Colgan | Counties 6 December; excessive use of whip; suspended 10-22 December inclusive.

J Bayliss | Counties 6 December; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

C Lammas | Counties 6 December; medical clearance required.

M Lange | Non raceday dated 30 November; failed to ride trackwork free of prohibited substance; disqualified 30 November - 29 September 2018 inclusive and costs of $187.50 to RIU.

L Burton | Non raceday dated 30 November; failed to ride trackwork free of prohibited substance; disqualified 30 November - 29 September 2018 inclusive and costs of $187.50 to RIU.

K Gundowry | Canterbury 8 December; careless riding; suspended 9-22 December inclusive.

R Beeharry | Canterbury 8 December; careless riding; suspended 16-21 December inclusive.

A Collett | Canterbury 8 December; broken riding engagement; fined $200.

A Morgan | Canterbury 8 December; excessive use of whip; fined $600.

J Laking | Canterbury 8 December; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

BB Hong | Canterbury 8 December; made celebratory gesture prior to winning post; fined $250.

L Satherley | Auckland 9 December; careless riding; suspended 10-20 December inclusive.

J Bayliss | Auckland 9 December; careless riding; suspended 10-23 December inclusive.

J Bayliss | Auckland 9 December; made celebratory gesture prior to winning post; fined $300.

H Andrew | Wellington 9 December; excessive use of whip; suspended 17-23 December inclusive.

L Hemi | Taranaki 7 December (heard Wellington 9 December); careless riding; suspended 17-22 December inclusive.

D Johnson | Taranaki 7 December (heard Wellington 9 December); careless riding; suspended 17-22 December inclusive.

S O’Malley | Waipukurau 10 December; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

J Fawcett | Waipukurau 10 December; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalties

A Bambry | Non raceday dated 4 December; failed to present horse free of prohibited substance; fined $11,000.

P Collins | Canterbury 8 December; late rider notification; fined $50.

K Myers | Wellington 9 December; late rider notification; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

DUKE STREET | Matamata 8 December; lame right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

THE LAST TSUNAMI | Matamata 8 December; lame right fore leg; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

VEUVE CLICQUOT | Otaki-Maori 23 June; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.

CAESOUR’S DREAM | Auckland 9 December; caused interference; relegated from 4th to 5th.


General

The Matamata RC meeting of 8 December was abandoned after Race 1 due to an unsafe track.

Starter K Leigh-Ogden | Canterbury 8 December; altered gear without Stewards knowledge or permission; fined $100.


Harness


Driver Penalties

T Mitchell | Waikato Bay of Plenty 6 December; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

D McGowan | Waikato Bay of Plenty 6 December; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

A Herlihy | Auckland 27 October (appeal dated 7 December); careless driving; suspended 2-8 December inclusive and fined $300.

B Williamson | Invercargill 24 November (heard Forbury Park 8 December); drove in a manner capable of diminishing chances; suspended 10-27 December inclusive and fined $400.

R McIlwrick | Forbury Park 8 December; failed to immediately take breaking runner clear of field; fined $225.

G Telfer | Forbury Park 8 December; breach of push out rule; fined $200.

S Tomlinson | NZ Metropolitan 9 December; failed to be on course by prescribed time; fined $200.

M Anderson | Invercargill 9 December; failed to be on course by prescribed time; fined $150.

A Suddaby | Invercargill 9 December; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

J Young | Akaroa 10 December; careless driving; fined $350.


Trainer Penalties

S McRae | NZ Metropolitan 9 December; failed to have horse on course by prescribed time; fined $400.

B Swain | Invercargill 9 December; colour fee; fined $25.

T Healy | Akaroa 10 December; late gear notification; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

MAJOR WAYT | Waikato Bay of Plenty 6 December; lame left fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

TOPNOTCH TITAN | NZ Metropolitan 7 December; swollen gluteal muscle; veterinary clearance required.

MEDUSA | NZ Metropolitan 7 December; general soreness’ veterinary clearance required.

PEGASUS HANOVER | Forbury Park 8 December; broke in running; must complete trial.

WANDERING STAR | Forbury Park 8 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

EASTON FOXGLOVE | Forbury Park 8 December; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

OCH AYE THE NOO | Forbury Park 8 December; fell in running; must complete trial.

BUSTER BROWN | Invercargill 9 December; elevated heart rate; veterinary clearance required.


Protest

MASTER MERLIN | Auckland 8 December; excessive galloping home straight; disqualified from 5th.


Greyhounds


Dog Penalties

PLATINUM MARSHAL | Otago 5 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

ZARA NIXON | Christchurch 8 December; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

REPLICA HONEY | Christchurch 8 December; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

MAGIC JANET LASS | Christchurch 8 December; turned in boxes; must complete box trial.

GOLDSTAR JAY JAY | Christchurch 8 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.