NEWS IN BRIEF | 13 June 2016

posted Jun 12, 2016, 1:48 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jun 12, 2016, 1:48 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

A Schwerin | Auckland 6 June; medical clearance required.

U Holmquist | Auckland 4 June (heard Auckland 6 June); careless riding; suspended 12-19 June inclusive.

Z Moki | Wairarapa 6 June; failed to weigh in; fined $250.

C Perrett | Taranaki 9 June; excessive use of whip; suspended 10-16 June inclusive and fined $250.

C Spittles | Canterbury 10 June; careless riding (2 charges); suspended 11 June - 8 July inclusive.

A Chan | Canterbury 10 June; failed to ride mount to finish; suspended 13 June - 10 July inclusive.

T Moseley | Canterbury 10 June; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

H Bennet | Canterbury 10 June; medical clearance required.

C Johnson | Non raceday dated 7 June; failed to ride at trials free of prohibited substance; suspended 26 May - 26 July inclusive and costs to RIU of $187.50.

R Black | Waimate 12 June; failed to make weight; suspended 13-17 June inclusive.


Horse Actions/Penalties

MAJESTIC EMPRESS | Avondale 8 June; late scratching on vet’s advice after becoming fractious in barrier; must complete barrier trial.

SUN HOUSE | Avondale 8 June; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

PALACE TALK | Waikato 11 June; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Harness


Driver Penalties

S Walkinshaw | Forbury Park 9 June; started from incorrect barrier position; fined $200.

K Larsen | Forbury Park 9 June; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

T Chmiel | Forbury Park 9 June; breach of push out rule; fined $200.

J Stormont | Auckland 10 June; unnecessary use of whip; suspended 11 June - 1 July inclusive.

S Grayling | Auckland 10 June; excessive use of whip; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

J Patterson | Forbury Park 9 June; failed to affix bandage so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

M Denton | Forbury Park 9 June; failed to affix bandages so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

P Nairn | Auckland 10 June; incorrect gear; fined $100.

P Miller | Waikato 12 June; incorrect saddlecloths; fined $100.

T Trathen | Nelson 12 June; late notification of gear; fined $50.

G Smith | Nelson 12 June; late to present runner to track; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

SHINEY PRINCESS | Invercargill 6 June; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

REAL DASH | Forbury Park 9 June; heart irregularity; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

STONEBRIDGE LAD | Auckland 10 June; bled; stood down for 30 days and veterinary clearance required.

BOPPER JET | Auckland 10 June; refused to take part in race; stood down for 14 days.

ELSIES DELIGHT | Waikato 12 June; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

J Fahey | Southland 7 June; incorrect rug; fined $50.

S Garthwaite | Southland 7 June; incorrect rug; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

WRONG NUMBER | Palmerston North 6 June; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

SONNY WILL | Christchurch 7 June; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

KHAL DRAGO | Wanganui 8 June; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

HOTTIE DOTTIE | Christchurch 10 June; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.