NEWS IN BRIEF | 12 September 2011

posted Sep 12, 2011, 12:16 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Sep 25, 2011, 2:45 PM by Concussion Testing ]
Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties/Actions
R Cully | Foxton 8 September; Careless Riding (NO GOVERNANCE); Suspended 12-24/9 inclusive.
R Eynon | Foxton 8 September; Careless Riding (PAPA DON’T PREACH); Suspended 12-23/9 inclusive.
C Dell | Foxton 8 September; Celebratory Gesture (BEGGARS BANQUET); Fined $300.
P Ormsby | Foxton 8 September; Failed to make weight (SAHARA SUNSET); Fined $100.
J McDonald | Rosehill, Sydney 10 September; Careless Riding (FOXWEDGE); Suspended 18-29/9 inclusive.

Trainer Penalties
M Hamilton | Canterbury 10 August; Presented incorrect horse to race; Fined $500.
L Molloy | Whangarei 10 September; Presented BALLERUNE without notified gear; Fined $100.

Horse Actions
IVADAAD | Foxton 8 September; bled; 3 month stand down.
SPARKING | Foxton 8 September; uncompetitive; must trial.
HENRY DANIEL | Foxton 8 September; tendon injury; vet cert required.
SUPERVISOR | Foxton 8 September; heart fibrillation; vet cert required.
KIAMA | Foxton 8 September; lame right foreleg; vet cert required.


Harness

Protest
PERIGO | Kumeu TC 8 September; galloped excessively; disqualified from 4th.

Driver Penalties
AFH Hunter | Adjourned from Gore HRC 28 August; excessive use of the whip; Fined $150.
CLE Kennett | NZ Metropolitan TC 9 September; refused to provide urine sample; suspended 10 September 2011 - 9 June 2012 (9 months) and fined $400.


Greyhound

Trainer/Handler Penalties
S Whall | Christchurch 8 September; Failing to catch a dog as arranged; Fined $50.
J Roberts | Christchurch 8 September; Failing to retrieve dog for race in correct time; Fined $50.

Dog Penalty
JUST MAC | Wanganui 7 September; Stood down for 28 days under Rule 80.1.b for failing to pursue the lure.