NEWS IN BRIEF | 12 January 2015

posted Jan 11, 2015, 12:20 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jan 11, 2015, 12:20 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

J Whiteside | Whangarei 6 January; medical clearance required.

S Spratt | Rotorua 8 January; careless riding; suspended 12-19 January inclusive.

L Magorrian | Rotorua 8 January; failed to claim to notified weight; fined $200.

K Myers | Tauranga 9 January; careless riding; suspended 16-23 January inclusive.

S Collett | Auckland 10 January; careless riding; suspended 18-24 January inclusive.

R Cuneen | Winton 28 November (heard 10 January); careless riding; suspended 18 January - 4 February inclusive.

T Moseley | Kumara 10 January; careless riding; suspended 18-22 January inclusive.


Horse Actions/Penalties

NICOSHINE | Marton 10 January; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

PLATINUM WITNESS | Marton 10 January; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

DUNROAMIN | Kumara 10 January; slow recovery rate; veterinary clearance required.

OLIVIA MARY | Egmont 11 January; bled; stood down for 3 months.

CALL ME HOLLY | Egmont 11 January; late scratching after refusing to parade; must complete trial.


Protest

TOPARTS | Whangarei 6 January; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Harness


Driver Penalties

D O’Connell | Wyndham 6 January; improper driving; suspended 7-24 January inclusive and fined $200.

C D Thornley | Wyndham 6 January; breach of push out rule; fined $250.

P Kay | Oamaru 8 January; careless driving; suspended 9 January - 6 February inclusive.

K Adams | Nelson 9 January; careless driving; fined $200.

N Purdon | Waikato 9 January; failed to obey starter’s instructions; fined $200.

P Butcher | Waikato 9 January; careless driving; fined $200.

S Argue | Morrinsville 11 January; unnecessary use of whip; fined $225.

M Kerr | Westport 26 December (heard 11 January); placed bet in race that included his runner; fined $650.


Trainer Penalties

J & J Dickie | Northland 6 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.

D Balle | Northland 6 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.

R Dunn | Nelson 9 January; late gear notification; fined $50.

A Grant | Morrinsville 11 January; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

B Rochford | Nelson 11 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Penalties

MOTU JUST IN TIME | Northland 6 January; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

TUAPEKA TROY | Oamaru 8 January; lame right fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

SMART CAESAR | Oamaru 8 January; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

CHRISTIAN LADY | Nelson 9 January; bled; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

GEORGIES SMILE | Morrinsville 11 January; unsatisfactory performance; stood down for 14 days.


Protests

MIRI | Wyndham 6 January; improved in passing lane with lap to run; relegated from 3rd to 10th.

TOM BOLA | Wyndham 6 January; breach of push out rule; relegated from 3rd to 4th.

SLUGGEM | Waikato 9 January; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

THE SCRUFF | Waikato 9 January; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Greyhounds


Trainer Penalties

J McInerney | Wanganui 7 January; weight offence; fined $100.

C Brider | Wanganui 7 January; weight offence; fined $100.

M & P Binnie | Christchurch 8 January; weight offence; fined $100.

R Adcock | Christchurch 9 January; late to kennel runners; fined $50.

M & P Binnie | Christchurch 9 January; late to kennel runner; fined $50.


Dog Penalty

GOLDSTAR JEANIE | Wanganui 7 January; marred another runner (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.