NEWS IN BRIEF | 11 June 2012

posted Jun 12, 2012, 2:03 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jun 12, 2012, 6:57 PM ]
Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties/Actions
M Mitchell | Auckland 4 June; shaking hands prior to weigh-in; fined $100.
D Oakden | Auckland 4 June; neglect in preparing saddle; fined $250.
M McNab | Matamata 6 June; failed to ride mount out to finish; suspended 12-30 June inclusive.
J Rathbone | Otago 10 June; excessive use of whip; fined $150.

Trainer Penalties
Nil.

Horse Actions
HUMADAKI | Waverley 4 June; bled; three month stand down.
ARNIE | Matamata 6 June; bled 2nd occasion; ineligible for further racing.
CONFRONTATIONAL | Waikato 9 June; sore behind; vet cert of fitness required.
ERIC THE VIKING | Wellington 9 June; laceration to tendon; vet cert of fitness required.

Harness  

Driver Penalties
J Abernethy | Adjourned from Manukau TC 1 June; excessive use of whip; fined $200.
D Branch | Auckland 8 June; excessive use of whip; fined $175.
G Smith | Nelson 10 June; incorrect position at start; fined $150.
R May | Nelson 10 June; incorrect position at start; fined $150.
M Pash | Nelson 10 June; incorrect position at start; fined $150.

Trainer Penalties
I Small | Auckland 8 June; failed to notify gear; fined $100.
J Howe | Nelson 10 June; failed to notify gear; fined $100.

Horse Penalties/Actions
STENT | Auckland 8 June; stood down for veterinary clearance; corn near fore leg.
SONNETSSON | Nelson 10 June; stood down for veterinary clearance; laceration off hind leg.

Greyhounds

General
The Christchurch GRC meetings of 7th and 8th June were abandoned due to excessive snow on the racecourse.