NEWS IN BRIEF | 13 February 2017

posted Feb 12, 2017, 12:06 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Feb 12, 2017, 12:06 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

S O’Malley | Wairarapa 6 February; careless riding; suspended 12-23 February inclusive.

M McNab | Wairarapa 6 February; failed to make weight; fined $100.

D Bothamley | Southland 8 February; medical clearance required.

D Bradley | Manawatu 11 February; careless riding; suspended 19-25 February inclusive.

K Williams | Canterbury 11 February; careless riding; suspended 12-18 February inclusive.


Trainer Penalty

P & J Brosnan | Te Aroha 9 February; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

JACKOFALL | Wairarapa 6 February; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance required.

MISS FOXY GAL | Waikato 11 February; late scratching after refusing to load; must complete barrier trial.


Protests

ISOLA BELLA | Taranaki 10 February; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

CLUBS CHOICE | Taranaki 10 February; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

RONCHI | Waikato 11 February; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Harness


Driver Penalties

R May | Amberley 6 February; careless driving; suspended 11-14 February inclusive.

S Dickson | Manawatu 15 December (heard Manawatu 9 February); excessive use of whip; fined $250.

W Frost | Waikouaiti 12 February; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

J Young | Waikouaiti 12 February; excessive use of whip; fined $300.


Trainer Penalties

T Butt | Amberley 6 February; failed to lodge horse movement notification; fined $50.

G & N Hope | Amberley 6 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.

M Jones | Amberley 6 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.

R Dunn | Amberley 6 February; incorrect saddlecloths; fined $100.

J Kriechbaumer | Manawatu 9 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.

L McCormick | NZ Metropolitan 10 February; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

N Chilcott | Wanganui 12 February; presented horse late onto track; fined $200.

G Woodhouse | Waikouaiti 12 February; late notification of gear change; fined $50.

A Stuart | Waikouaiti 12 February; colour fee; fined $25.


Horse Actions/Penalties

VARIABLE | Amberley 6 February; reared at start; must complete standing start trial.

SUPERFECTA | Amberley 6 February; late scratching after showing unacceptable barrier manners; must complete 2 standing start trials.

BRIDGET BLUE CHIP | Amberley 6 February; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

EXCEPTIONAL MAN | NZ Metropolitan 10 February; elevated heart rate; must complete trial with veterinary clearance and ECG required.


Protests

GREY STOKE | Manawatu 9 February; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

HENGROEN | Waikouaiti 12 February; lapped on; relegated from 4th to 6th.

BRING BACK BUCK | Waikouaiti 12 February; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalty

J McInerney | Southland 7 February; failed to present papers; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

VULCAN | Palmerston North 6 February; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

ANDOLAS | Christchurch 7 February; turned in boxes; must complete box trial (subsequently completed on 9 February).

SOZIN’S GALAXY | Southland 7 February; turned in boxes; must complete box trial (subsequently completed on 10 February).

CARNEGIE HALL | Christchurch 9 February; turned in boxes; must complete box trial.