NEWS IN BRIEF | 12 October 2015

posted Oct 11, 2015, 1:59 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Oct 11, 2015, 1:59 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

T Johnson | Wairarapa 8 October; failed to make weight; fined $100.

J Lowry | South Canterbury 9 October; failed to make weight; fined $200.

L Callaway | Winton 11 October; medical clearance required.


Horse Actions/Penalties

IN DREAMLAND | Wairarapa 8 October; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

MORSE CODE | Wairarapa 8 October; late scratching after rearing and becoming entangled in barriers; must complete trial.

CANDLE IN THE WIND | Matamata 10 October; lame off fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

SAOIRSE | Matamata 10 October; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.


Protests

FEEL D’CASH | South Canterbury 9 October; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

INTENSE | South Canterbury 9 October; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

IONA CASTLE | South Canterbury 9 October; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

HOT PROPERTY | South Canterbury 9 October; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

VELLUTO | South Canterbury 9 October; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

DOLLYADAY | South Canterbury 9 October; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Harness


Driver Penalties

G Pearson | NZ Metropolitan 9 October; crossed over before start; fined $200.

G Smith | NZ Metropolitan 9 October; excessive use of whip; fined $400.

N Buchan | Gore 10 October; careless driving; suspended 11 October - 1 November inclusive.

G McEwan | Gore 10 October; careless driving; suspended 11 October - 1 November inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

R MacKenzie | Bay of Plenty 8 October; incorrect gear; fined $50.

J Stormont | Auckland 9 October; colour fee; fined $25.

N Edge | Gore 10 October; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

G Smith | Rangiora 11 October; unapproved gear; fined $250.

R Rowland | Rangiora 11 October; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

QUEEN KENNY | NZ Metropolitan 9 October; respiratory infection; veterinary clearance required.

SOUTHERN GNP | NZ Metropolitan 9 October; late scratching after rearing and falling prior to start; must complete standing start trial.

LITTLE RASCAL | NZ Metropolitan 9 October; displayed poor barrier manners; must complete standing start trial.

ALOTBETTOR | NZ Metropolitan 9 October; displayed poor barrier manners; must complete standing start trial.

EXPLOSIVE STAR | NZ Metropolitan 9 October; lame in right front leg; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

PURE SUCCESS | Gore 10 October; lapped on; relegated from 4th to 5th.

KATE JACKSON | Gore 10 October; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Greyhounds


Handler/Trainer Penalties

J McInerney | Otago 7 September (heard Christchurch 24 September); failed to present runner; fined $400.

A Joyce | Christchurch 8 October; late to kennel runner; fined $50.

A Bradshaw | Christchurch 9 October; failed to present papers; fined $50.

R Evans | Christchurch 9 October; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

ARCANE RAMPAGE | Palmerston North 5 October; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

BLACK MAGIC ROCK | Wanganui 7 October; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.