NEWS IN BRIEF | 11 May 2015

posted May 10, 2015, 3:56 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated May 10, 2015, 3:56 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

K Myers | Matamata 6 May; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 9 May).

M McNab | Matamata 6 May (from Waikato 2 May); careless riding; suspended 10-20 May inclusive.

R Schistl | Matamata 6 May; careless riding (2 charges); suspended 10 May - 13 June inclusive.

R Hutchings | Hawke’s Bay 7 May; failed to make weight; fined $200.

R Hutchings | Avondale 8 May; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 9 May).

Z Moki | Avondale 8 May; medical clearance required.

L Magorrian | Avondale 8 May; careless riding; suspended 22-28 May inclusive.

C Lammas | Avondale 8 May; careless riding; suspended 14-20 May inclusive.

A Tata | Rotorua 9 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

S Phelan | Rotorua 9 May; medical clearance required.

C Barnes | Wairio 10 May; careless riding; suspended 11-17 May inclusive.

S Muniandy | Wairio 10 May; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalties

H Voss | Avondale 8 May; incorrect gear; fined $50.

R Wells | Avondale 8 May; incorrect gear; fined $50.

S Logan | Avondale 8 May; incorrect gear; fined $50.

S McKee | Rotorua 9 May; late rider declaration; fined $50.

J Williams | Rotorua 9 May; late rider declaration; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

CANDYBELLE | Matamata 6 May; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

INZAABAA | Hawke’s Bay 7 May; late scratching after refusing to enter barriers; must complete barrier trial.

IMPATIENT DREAMS | Rotorua 9 May; lame right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

G Cronin | Waikato 7 May; careless driving; fined $250.

D Alexander | Waikato 7 May; careless driving; fined $200.

R Close | Waikato 7 May; careless driving; fined $250.

B Butt | NZ Metropolitan 9 May; used whip outside confines of sulky; fined $150.

M Anderson | Timaru 10 May; careless driving; suspended 11-21 May inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

T Hall | Waikato 7 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.

S Reid & S McMullan | Auckland 8 May; colour fee; fined $25.

N McGrath | NZ Metropolitan 9 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.

G Smith | Timaru 10 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

FOREVER AN ANGEL | Waikato 7 May; lame off hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

THE MANIPULATOR | NZ Metropolitan 9 May; lame off front fetlock; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

MUM BEAT LYALL | Forbury Park 8 May; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

STUNIN DUDE | Timaru 10 May; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 1st.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

R Blackburn | Christchurch 10 April (heard 1 May); failed to produce runners for racing; fined $400.

C Weir | Christchurch 5 May; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

D Stapleton | Christchurch 5 May; late to kennel dog; fined $50.

J & D Fahey | Christchurch 7 May; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

J Lane & R Wales | Christchurch 8 May; weight offence; fined $100.

M Robinson | Christchurch 8 May; weight offence; fined $100.