NEWS IN BRIEF | 11 September 2017

posted Sep 9, 2017, 11:50 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Sep 9, 2017, 11:50 PM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

T Askew | Non raceday dated 5 September; failed to ride trackwork free of prohibited substance; suspended 30 June - 11 August inclusive and costs of $187.50 to RIU.

C Dell | Counties 6 September; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

A Sims | Counties 6 September; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

C Dell | Waipa 8 September; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

S Fannin | Auckland 9 September; careless riding; suspended 10 September - 1 October inclusive.

V Colgan | Auckland 9 September; excessive use of whip; suspended 10-20 September inclusive.

A Kuru | Auckland 9 September; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

R Yatim | Canterbury 9 September; careless riding; suspended 10-23 September inclusive.

M McNab | Canterbury 9 September; excessive use of whip; fined $300.


Trainer Penalty

A Browne | Non raceday dated 1 September; failed to present runner free of prohibited substance; fined $4,000 with costs of $1,500 to RIU and $500 to JCA.


Horse Action/Penalty

LOTHROK | Counties 6 September; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.


Protest

RAISAFUASHO | Auckland 5 June; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.


General

The Wanganui JC meeting scheduled for 9 September was postponed until 13 September due to a waterlogged track.

The Matamata RC meeting scheduled for 13 September was abandoned due to a lack of entries.


Harness


Driver Penalties

N Williamson | Winton 7 September; excessive use of whip; suspended 8-29 September inclusive.

A Suddaby | Winton 7 September; careless driving; fined $300.

J Keast | Rangiora 10 September; excessive use of whip; fined $400.


Trainer Penalties

S Reid | Waikato Bay of Plenty 7 September; incorrect gear; fined $100.

K Barclay | Winton 7 September; incorrect gear; fined $100.

M Heenan | Rangiora 10 September; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.


Horse Action/Penalty

ALEXY | NZ Metropolitan 8 September; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

LUNDQVIST | NZ Metropolitan 8 September; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

CARIBBEAN FIZZ | Rangiora 10 September; lapped on; relegated from 4th to 6th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

J Tanner | Christchurch 5 September; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

I Howe | Wanganui 6 September; weight offence; fined $100.

H Mullane | Waikato 7 September; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

P Schofield | Waikato 7 September; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.

R Goldsack | Wanganui 8 September; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.

H Mullane | Auckland 10 September; allowed greyhound to escape from trailer and run loose on track; fined $50.


Dog Actions/Penalties

CRACKLE | Wanganui 6 September; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

DUDLEY FIELDS | Christchurch 8 September; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

ZIPPING NAT | Christchurch 8 September; marred another runner (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

HOMEBUSH MAIA | Christchurch 8 September; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.


General

Race 11 at the Auckland GRC of 10 September was abandoned after the lure stopped during the running.