NEWS IN BRIEF | 13 January 2014

posted Jan 12, 2014, 1:20 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jan 12, 2014, 1:21 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

L McGregor | Reefton 8 January; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 11 January)..

A Forbes | Waikato 9 January; failed to make weight; fined $200.

N Harris | Auckland 11 January; careless riding; suspended 14-22 January inclusive.

B Pitman | Kumara 11 January; careless riding; suspended 19-25 January inclusive.

J Morris | Kumara 11 January; careless riding; suspended 16-23 January inclusive.

L McGregor | Kumara 11 January; failed to make weight; fined $100.

A Forbes | Waipukurau 12 January; medical clearance required.

A Taylor | Waipukurau 12 January; failed to ride mount to finish; fined $200.


Trainer Penalty

P Lock | Waikato 9 January; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Penalties/Actions

HARRY CLAASSEN | Rotorua 6 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

BORNTOBEKING | Waikato 9 January; bled; stood down for 3 months.

DIVINE STAR | Tauranga 10 January; flexor tendon injury; veterinary clearance required.

OUR FAMOUS EVE | Auckland 11 January; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

WHO SHOT THEBARMAN | Auckland 11 January; late scratching after escaping at barrier; must complete barrier trial.

CULLISTER | Marton 11 January; late scratching after being caste in barrier; must complete trial.

WHOO TONIGHT | Kumara 11 January; late scratching after sustaining lacerations en route to course; veterinary clearance required.

JAZZMAN | Kumara 11 January; late scratching when found to be lame in left front leg; veterinary clearance required.

STARPERFECT | Waipukurau 12 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Harness


Driver Penalties

K Barclay | Wyndham 7 January; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

M Anderson | Marlborough 10 January; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

S Trotter | Marlborough 10 January; improper use of whip; fined $200.

S Lawson | Waikato 10 January; careless driving; fined $250.

A Tomlinson | Marlborough 12 January; failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 13-23 January inclusive.

K Butt | Marlborough 12 January; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

T Vince | Morrinsville 12 January; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

J Stormont | Morrinsville 12 January; careless driving; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

D Balle | Northland 7 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.

D Thompson | Marlborough 10 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.

D Taylor | Marlborough 10 January; late to present horse in birdcage; fined $200.

G Small | Waikato 10 January; colour fee; fined $25.

S Reid & S McMullan | Waikato 10 January; colour fee; fined $25.

D Kaa | Waikato 10 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.

A Grant | Morrinsville 12 January; colour fee; fined $25.


Horse Penalties/Actions

LOTTA BETS | Northland 7 January; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.

LAKE VIEW | Northland 7 January; broke in score up; stood down for 14 days.

GOOD DEED | Wyndham 7 January; respiratory infection; veterinary clearance required.

MAYBEMEE | Wyndham 7 January; broke in running; must complete trial.

HIGH DISTINCTION | Wyndham 7 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

ROSEARA | Oamaru 9 January; refused to score up; must complete 2 trials.

WESTMELTON WILLIE | Oamaru 9 January; refused to move away with field; must complete trial.

THE BOG | Marlborough 10 January; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

DESERT BLUE | Oamaru 9 January; caused interference; relegated from 2nd to 8th.

SAFFRON CASTLETON | Waikato 10 January; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 3rd.

TUXEDO JUNCTION | Morrinsville 12 January; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 1st.

GINGER BERTHA | Morrinsville 12 January; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 10th.


Greyhounds


Trainer Penalty

J McInerney | Wellington 10 January; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Penalty

OPAWA TOM | Christchurch 9 January; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.