NEWS IN BRIEF | 12 November 2012

posted Nov 10, 2012, 10:31 PM by Rick Quirk
Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties
C Lammas | Otaki 6 November; careless riding; suspended 11-16 November inclusive.
M Du Plessis | Auckland 6 November; careless riding; suspended 11-15 November inclusive.
C Johnson | Otago 6 November; careless riding; suspended 8-12 November inclusive.
A Forbes | Otago 6 November; changed riding gear after weighing out; fined $100.
S Shirahama | Waikato 10 November; careless riding; suspended 13-17 November inclusive.
C Lammas | Waikato 10 November; careless riding; suspended 18-25 November inclusive.
L Satherley | Waikato 10 November; careless riding; suspended 13-22 November inclusive.
K Myers | Canterbury 10 November; careless riding; suspended 18-22 November inclusive.
S Wynne | Canterbury 10 November; careless riding; suspended 11-17 November inclusive.

Trainer Penalties
Nil.

Horse Penalties/Actions
SUPERVISOR | Otaki 6 November (from Feilding 3 November); lame off side hind leg; veterinary clearance required.
AUSSIE BOY | Otago 6 November; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.
PURE GRACE | Paeroa 7 November; lame left fore leg; veterinary clearance required.
LITTLE BUTTERFLY | Paeroa 7 November; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.
IVENOIDA | Paeroa 7 November; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.
TILDA | Waikato 10 November; bled; stood down for 3 months.
CAIPIRINHA | Waikato 10 November; bled; stood down for 3 months.
ASSERTIVE | Waikato 10 November; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.
RED COUGAR | Canterbury 10 November; lame near fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

Harness

Driver Penalties
A Beck | Wyndham 11 November; checked out without safety vest; fined $250.

Trainer Penalties
A Stratford | Wyndham 11 November; incorrect gear; fined $100.

Horse Penalties/Actions
SIR LINCOLN | NZ Metropolitan Trials 7 November; viral infection; veterinary clearance required.
WESTERN WORLD | Kumeu 9 November; high temperature; veterinary clearance required.
TOMSINCHARGE | Forbury Park 9 November; wounds to knees after falling during race; must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.
ROMAN SEAL | Forbury Park 9 November; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

Protests
GALLEONS WARRIOR | Kumeu 9 November; excessive galloping in early stages; disqualified from 4th.
ALL ABOUT SPEED | Kumeu 9 November; caused interference; relegated from 4th to 8th.

Greyhounds

Trainer/Handler Penalties
M Roberts | Christchurch 14 September (heard on 2 November); raced ELKI with prohibited substance; fined $2000 and $350 JCA costs. ELKI was disqualified from 1st.

Dog Penalties/Actions
KODENE | Otago 9 November; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.