NEWS IN BRIEF | 11 March 2013

posted Mar 10, 2013, 1:36 AM by Rick Quirk
Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties
R Dye | Auckland 6 March; careless riding; suspended 14-22 March inclusive.
M Cameron | Auckland 6 March; careless riding; suspended 10-16 March inclusive.
M Wenn | Auckland 6 March; careless riding; suspended 9-20 March inclusive.
O Bosson | Auckland 6 March; careless riding; suspended 10-22 March inclusive.
O Bosson | Auckland 6 March; celebratory gesture before winning post; fined $300.
C Barnes | Amberley 7 March; careless riding; suspended 10-17 March inclusive.
D Bradley | Otaki 8 March; careless riding; suspended 12-16 March inclusive.
M Dee | Otaki 8 March; careless riding; suspended 12-22 March inclusive.
E Leighton | Auckland 9 March; medical clearance required.
M Dee | Auckland 9 March; claimed incorrect allowance; fined $300 and riding fee forfeited.
O Bosson | Auckland 9 March; celebratory gesture before winning post; fined $350.
S Spratt | Auckland 9 March; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

Trainer Penalty
M Harris | Amberley 7 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.

Horse Penalties/Actions
OUR KISMET | Auckland 6 March; cardiac arrythmia; must complete trial and produce clear ECG examination.
CHIPMUNK | Amberley 7 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.
TANSAVA | Otaki 8 March; lame off fore leg; veterinary clearance required.
PETTY CAT | Otaki 8 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.
SAND STORM | Otaki 8 March; late scratching after being fractious before start; must complete trial.
DOZINTMATERANYWAY | Otago 9 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

Protest
SUPACALIFRAGLISTIC | Auckland 9 March; rider carried incorrect weight; disqualified from 7th.

Harness

Driver Penalties
P McClelland | NZ Metropolitan 5 March; excessive use of whip; fined $250.
K Chapman | NZ Metropolitan 5 March; excessive use of whip; fined $250.
S Abernethy | Franklin 5 March; careless driving; fined $250.
J Brownlee | Franklin 5 March; excessive use of whip; fined $200.
S McMullan | Franklin 5 March; failed to activate gear; fined $100.
T Mitchell | Franklin 5 March (from Cambridge 26 February); misconduct during race; fined $200.
G Smith | Westport 8 March; drove with foot out of sulky footrest; fined $150.
P Davis | Westport 8 March; drove in a manner likely to cause interference; fined $200.
J Stormont | Auckland 8 March; medical clearance required.
N Perkins | Reefton 10 March; excessive use of whip; suspended 11 March - 28 April inclusive.
M Heenan | Reefton 10 March; careless driving; suspended 11-28 March inclusive.
D Butt | Reefton 10 March; excessive use of whip; fined $250.
P Davis | Reefton 10 March; careless driving; suspended 11-17 March inclusive.
B Weaver | Reefton 10 March; careless driving; suspended 11-17 March inclusive.

Trainer Penalties
G Anderson & A Hoffman | Forbury Park 22 November (heard on 26 February); presented LEIF ERIKSON with a prohibited substance; fined $1250 and costs to JCA of $400. LEIF ERIKSON disqualified from 1st.
K Sefonte | Franklin 5 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.
A & L Neal | Manawatu 6 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.
A Milne | Forbury Park 7 March; late notification of gear; fined $50.
G & N Hope | Westport 8 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.
M Larter | Westport 8 March; colour fee; fined $25.
N Edge | Reefton 10 March; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $180.
A Best | Reefton 10 March (from Westport 8 March); incorrect gear; fined $100.

Horse Penalties/Actions
CELERIS | Franklin 5 March; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.
NIA | Franklin 5 March; broke at start; stood down from standing start races for 14 days.
SUNBIRD BELLA | Franklin 5 March; broke at start; stood down from standing start races for 14 days.
FOUR O EIGHT | Manawatu 6 March; bled; stood down for 30 days and veterinary clearance required.
SAPPY’S BRITE STAR | Forbury Park 7 March; broke in running; must complete trial.
LAST LOVE | Forbury Park 7 March; broke in straight; stood down for 14 days.
GRUFELLO BROMAC | Westport 8 March; broke at start; must complete trial from standing start.
GRACY LADY | Westport 8 March; heart murmur; veterinary clearance required.
FREDDIE MACK | Auckland 8 March; hung and broke in running; stood down for 14 days.
GIGGLE PANTZ | Reefton 10 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.
BLUEGUM MOTEL SHINES | Reefton 10 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.
BIM BOM BAY | Reefton 10 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

Protests
TINA BRYDON | Franklin 5 March; caused interference; relegated from 2nd to 5th.
DOUBLE OH SEVEN | Forbury Park 7 March; declared a late scratching after being denied a fair start.
FRANCO NATTAI | Auckland 8 March; excessive galloping in straight; disqualified from 3rd.
CRUZIN IMA LIVIN | Gore 10 March; caused interference; relegated from 3rd to 8th.
MARILYN GOLIGHTLY | Reefton 10 March; caused interference; relegated from 2nd to 4th.
SARAH PALIN | Reefton 10 March; caused interference; relegated from 2nd to 6th.

Greyhounds

Trainer/Handler Penalty
J & D Fahey | Christchurch 7 March; failed to ensure catcher present; fined $50.

Dog Penalties
LIZZYLICIOUS | Southland 5 March; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.
APPLEY ROAD | Auckland 7 March; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.
SAFE AND SECURE | Wanganui 8 March; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.
STEVIE’S MAGIC | Wanganui 8 March; turned in boxes; must complete box trial.