NEWS IN BRIEF | 13 July 2015

posted Jul 11, 2015, 11:59 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jul 11, 2015, 11:59 PM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

M McNab | Stratford 9 July; failed to make weight; fined $200.

R Black | South Canterbury 10 July; careless riding; suspended 11-24 July inclusive and fined $300.

B Hutton | Whangarei 11 July; careless riding; suspended 17-23 July inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

R Doyle | Matamata 8 July; non-approved gear; fined $100.

B Foote | Whangarei 11 July; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

NOT IFFRAID | Stratford 9 July; bled; stood down for 3 months.

GOLDEN SHELLS | South Canterbury 10 July; bled for second time; stood down from all future racing.

IRISH DUDE | South Canterbury 10 July; bled; stood down for 3 months.

CHIPMUNK | South Canterbury 10 July; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

MOOCHI ME | Whangarei 11 July; bled for second time; stood down from all future racing.

WILLING SPIRIT | Whangarei 11 July; bled; stood down for 3 months.

KINGS KITE | Wellington 11 July; jumped poorly throughout; must complete jumping trial.

OFF LOADING | Wellington 11 July; late scratching after failing to load; must complete barrier trial.

MATAGOURI | Wellington 11 July; late scratching after failing to load; must complete barrier trial.


Protests

SUMMER’S DAY | Whangarei 11 July; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 2nd.

MISTER DEEJAY | Wellington 11 July; caused interference; relegated from 5th to 6th.


Harness


Driver Penalties

S Butcher | Waikato 9 July; failed to report gear malfunction; suspended 10 July - 6 August inclusive.

B Butt | NZ Metropolitan 10 July; started from incorrect barrier position; fined $300.

B Williamson | Oamaru 12 July; shifted inside track markers; fined $250.


Trainer Penalties

M Collins | Waikato 9 July; incorrect gear; fined $100.

M Larter | NZ Metropolitan 10 July; incorrect gear; fined $100.

W Higgs | Oamaru 12 July; failed to lodge horse movement notification; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

MADAM SPRINGFIELD | Waikato 9 July; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.

SPARE CHANGE | Waikato 9 July; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

STANS DAY | NZ Metropolitan 10 July; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial.

MIGHTY MARA | Oamaru 12 July; slight lameness; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

ACOUGARZSUN | Auckland 10 July; lapped on; relegated from 3rd to 4th.

PYRAMID MONARCH | Oamaru 12 July; raced inside pylons and gained an advantage on home turn; disqualified from 3rd.


Greyhounds


Handler/Trainer Penalties

M Grant | Christchurch 9 July; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

S Stone | Christchurch 10 July; failed to produce papers; fined $50.