NEWS IN BRIEF | 11 November 2013

posted Nov 10, 2013, 11:48 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Nov 10, 2013, 11:48 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

S Collett | Auckland 5 November; careless riding; suspended 10-13 November inclusive.

O Bosson | Auckland 5 November; careless riding; suspended 10-14 November inclusive.

M McNab | Auckland 5 November; careless riding; suspended 10-15 November inclusive.

A Forbes | Auckland 5 November; careless riding; suspended 10-13 November inclusive.

R Myers | Otaki 5 November; careless riding; suspended 7-11 November inclusive.

R Myers | Otaki 5 November; medical clearance required.

D Turner | Otaki 5 November; excessive use of whip; fined $250.

A Morgan | Otago 5 November; failed to make weight; fined $100.

R Smyth | Rotorua 8 November; failed to ride mount to finish; suspended 12-21 November inclusive.

R Smyth | Waikato 9 November; medical clearance required.

D Bradley | Canterbury 9 November; careless riding; suspended 17-23 November inclusive.

L Isherwood | Non-raceday hearing dated 4 November; controlled drug found after testing; disqualified 28 August 2013 - 27 August 2014.


Trainer Penalties

B Foote | Auckland 5 November; incorrect gear; fined $50.

S Marsh | Rotorua 8 November; incorrect gear; fined $50.

G Hughes | Waikato 9 November; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Penalties/Actions

CUPCAKE | Auckland 5 November; ran very wide home turn; must complete trial right-handed.

REPLACE | Otaki 5 November; bled; stood down for 3 months.

SPECIAL DRAW | Waikato 9 November; sore right front fetlock; veterinary clearance required.

LUCKY FEATHER | Canterbury 9 November; late scratching after being cast in barriers; must complete barrier trial.


General

The Waikato RC meeting scheduled for 6 November at Paeroa was abandoned due to heavy rain and surface water.


Harness


Driver Penalties

J Curtin | Kaikoura 4 November; careless driving; fined $300.

T Soal | Forbury Park 8 November; careless driving; suspended 9-24 November and fined $150.

J Cox | Forbury Park 8 November; struck sulky discs with whip; fined $150.

S Walkinshaw | Forbury Park 8 November; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

S Ottley | Wyndham 10 November; failed to maintain position behind mobile; fined $100.

T Williams | Wyndham 10 November; failed to maintain position behind mobile; fined $150.


Trainer Penalties

C R Thornley | Rangiora 7 November; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

M & P O’Brien | Manawatu 7 November; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

P Scaife | Manawatu 7 November; incorrect gear; fined $100.

F Mitchell | Manawatu 7 November; incorrect gear; fined $100.

B Negus | Forbury Park 8 November; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

B Negus | Forbury Park 8 November; presented horse in shoes of unsatisfactory condition; fined $100.

P Scaife | Manawatu 9 November; incorrect gear; fined $100.

P Hunter | Wyndham 10 November (from Riverton 3 November); incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Penalties/Actions

ALTO MARIO | Rangiora 7 November; late scratching on vets advice; veterinary clearance required.

ONCEWERECHRISTIANS | Rangiora 7 November; arrhythmic heartbeat; veterinary clearance required.

ISHEBAD | Forbury Park 8 November; late scratching; veterinary clearance required.

COMRADE | Manawatu 9 November; late scratching when lame in preliminary; veterinary clearance required.

JACCKA CLUBS | Wyndham 10 November; sore off front knee; veterinary clearance required.

WHYNOTEDNA | Wyndham 10 November; elevated heart rate; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

SHEZA MANIAC | Wyndham 10 November; broke in running; must complete trial.


Protests

TROUBLE ADO | Manawatu 9 November; excessive galloping in running; disqualified from 4th.

VEECEWAH | Wyndham 10 November; lapped on; relegated from 3rd to 4th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

D Stapleton | Southland 4 November; weight offence; fined $100.

J McInerney | Wanganui 6 November; weight offence; fined $100.

C Roberts | Otago 8 November; failed to scratch by required time; fined $50.

A McCook & J Jopson | Otago 8 November; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Penalty

STUNT DOUBLE | Auckland 10 November; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.


General

Race 1 at Waikato GRC on 7 November was abandoned due to the boxes opening early.