NEWS IN BRIEF | 11 January 2016

posted Jan 10, 2016, 1:40 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jan 10, 2016, 1:40 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

B Murray | Reefton 6 January; careless riding; suspended 13-16 January inclusive.

B Moore | Reefton 6 January; careless riding; suspended 16-23 January inclusive.

K Myers | Rotorua 8 January; medical clearance required.


Horse Actions/Penalties

THE KAIHU KID | Whangarei 5 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

AMADEUS | Whangarei 5 January; collapsed with heat exhaustion; veterinary clearance required.

ONEWA ROAD | Whangarei 5 January; late scratching after proving unruly in preliminary; must complete trial.

DECANTER | Reefton 6 January; made abnormal breathing noises; veterinary clearance including dynamic endoscopic examination required.

FIERTE | Rotorua 8 January; late scratching after becoming fractious and escaping from barriers; must complete barrier trial.

SHE’S RIVETING | Kumara 9 January; refused to jump and took no part; must complete barrier trial.

KAHARAU | Kumara 9 January; late scratching after being injured in stabling area; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

B Orange | Roxburgh 4 January (from Central Otago 2 January); presented to drive with excess alcohol in system; suspended 7-14 January inclusive and fined $1,050.

R McIlwrick | Wyndham 6 January; careless driving; suspended 21-25 January inclusive and fined $250.

P Hunter | Forbury Park 16 December (heard 29 December); excessive use of whip; fined $250.

L Chin | Waikato 8 January; failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 9 January - 5 February inclusive.

P Young | Thames 10 January; excessive use of whip; fined $350.

T Chmiel | Nelson 10 January; drove with foot out of sulky footrest; fined $100.

D Dunn | Nelson 10 January; excessive use of whip; fined $300.


Trainer Penalties

D Paterson | Roxburgh 4 January; late scratching denying another runner a start; fined $250.

A Grant | Non raceday dated 4 January; presented runner with prohibited substance; fined $5,000 plus costs of $2,089 to RIU and $1,275 to JCA.

G & N Hope | Nelson 8 January; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

G Neill | Nelson 8 January; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

GORILLA PLAYBOY | Wyndham 6 January; injury to left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

D D TROTTER | Nelson 8 January; lame left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

ILLUSTRIOUS QUEEN | Wyndham 6 January; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

MAJESTIC ONE | Auckland 3 July; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.

K D MUSCLES | Nelson 8 January; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 5th.

LOOKATMEBOYS | Thames 10 January; lapped on; relegated from 4th to 5th.

TWENTYNINE TWELVE | Thames 10 January; caused interference; relegated from 2nd to 3rd.

CHEVRONS EASY | Thames 10 January; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

T Pilcher | Palmerston North 4 January; weight offence; fined $100.

M Mann | Wanganui 28 October (heard 1 December); failed to comply with a lawful order of a Stipendiary Steward; fined $350 and witness costs of $100, RIU costs of $100 and JCA costs of $250.

J McInerney Jnr | Christchurch 26 November (heard 17 December); failed to comply with a lawful order of a Stipendiary Steward; fined $550 and JCA costs of $350.

J McInerney Jnr | Christchurch 26 November (heard 17 December); breach of cellphone regulation; fined $300.

A McCook | Christchurch 8 January; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

DOOSH | Southland 5 January; turned in boxes; must complete box trial (subsequently completed on 8 January).

GRAYSON BLUE | Southland 5 January; turned in boxes; must complete box trial (subsequently completed on 8 January).

MAIA BAXTER | Wanganui 6 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

ALLEGRO DASHER | Wanganui 6 January; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

WILLIS | Christchurch 7 January; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

CAWBOURNE DOUST | Wellington 8 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.