NEWS IN BRIEF | 12 August 2013

posted Aug 11, 2013, 3:35 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Aug 11, 2013, 3:35 PM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

B Smith | Canterbury 7 August; failed to ride mount to line; fined $500

D Walker | Canterbury 7 August; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 8 August).

B Hutton | Hawke’s Bay 8 August; careless riding; suspended 16-22 August inclusive.

S Houston | Te Aroha 9 August; medical clearance required.

R Cully | Te Aroha 9 August; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 10 August).

M McNab | Counties 10 August; unapproved body protector; fined $1000.

P Turner | Counties 10 August; careless riding; suspended 13-21 August inclusive.

S Spratt | Counties 10 August; excessive use of whip; suspended 18-24 August inclusive.

M Du Plessis | Counties 10 August; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

J Parkes | Counties 10 August; excessive use of whip; fined $250.

B Lammas | Canterbury 10 August (from Canterbury 7 August); wrongful act with respect to weighing; suspended 13-26 August inclusive and fined $300.

M Mitchell | Canterbury 10 August; excessive use of whip; fined $250.


Trainer Penalties

B Foote | Counties 10 August; late declaration of rider; fined $100.

P McKenzie | Decision of 30 July; misconduct; fined $400 plus costs totalling $5950.


Horse Penalties/Actions

JOJO | Stratford 5 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

XHALE | Canterbury 7 August (from Oamaru 28 July); bled; stood down for 3 months.

APPLAUD | Canterbury 7 August; bled; stood down for 3 months.

CRISPNCOOL | Canterbury 7 August; respiratory infection; veterinary clearance required.

HOWLONGDOWEWAIT | Canterbury 7 August; late scratching after being fractious in gates; must complete barrier trial.

BOKKIE BOKKIE | Canterbury 7 August; late scratching after refusing to load; must complete barrier trial.

LADY HUNTINGTON | Hawke’s Bay 8 August; suffering viral complaint; veterinary certificate to be supplied.

BLACKWOOD | Te Aroha 9 August; late scratching after being fractious in gates; must complete barrier trial.

TALLENTIRE | Te Aroha 9 August; tendon injury; veterinary clearance required.

ISHETICKLISH | Te Aroha 9 August; late scratching after refusing to load; must complete barrier trial.

THAT’SOUREXCUSE | Canterbury 10 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

ELUSIVE TRACY | Canterbury 10 August; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG to be supplied.


Harness


Driver Penalties

C McDowell | NZ Metropolitan 9 August; careless driving; fined $250.

B Williamson | Invercargill 11 August; breach of push-out Rule; fined $150.

B Shirley | Decision of 9 August; improper driving; suspended 12 August - 1 December inclusive plus costs totalling $5000.


Trainer Penalties

F Phelan | Waikato 8 August; colour fee; fined $25.

R Richardson | Waikato 8 August; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Penalties/Actions

DISTRACTION | Waikato 8 August; late scratching on vet’s advice; veterinary clearance required.

DELICATA | Waikato 8 August; late scratching after rearing and falling prior to start; veterinary clearance required.

MOMENT OF TRUTH | Waikato 8 August; slow recovery rate; veterinary clearance required.

STAGEFRIGHT | Waikato 8 August; late scratching when found to be lame; veterinary clearance required.


Protest

LAMBRUSCO | Waikato 8 August; denied a fair start; declared a non-runner.


Greyhounds


Trainer Penalty

J Lane & R Wales | Otago 6 August; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Penalties/Actions

LALU | Christchurch 9 August; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

BOTANY DAVE | Christchurch 9 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.