NEWS IN BRIEF | 13 November 2017

posted Nov 12, 2017, 1:09 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Nov 12, 2017, 1:09 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

J Riddell | Auckland 7 November; failed to make weight; fined $100.

D Johnson | Auckland 7 November; careless riding; suspended 12-17 November inclusive.

T Harris | Auckland 7 November; failed to make weight; fined $300.

K Mudhoo | Otago 7 November; careless riding; suspended 12-17 November inclusive.

D Bothamley | Otago 7 November; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 11 November).

H Marzuki | Waipa 8 November; careless riding; suspended 12-23 November inclusive.

J Waddell | Counties 27 October (heard Waipa 8 November); excessive use of whip; fined $300.

J Waddell | Waipa 8 November; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

L Satherley | Waipa 8 November; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

M Cameron | Waipa 8 November; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 10 November).

J Fawcett | Avondale 10 November; careless riding; suspended 15-18 November inclusive.

T Harris | Avondale 10 November; careless riding; suspended 13-17 November inclusive.

S McKay | Waikato 11 November; excessive use of whip; suspended 19-26 November inclusive.

A Sims | Waikato 11 November; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

S McKay | Waikato 11 November; weighed in overweight; fined $500.

V Colgan | Waikato 11 November; failed to make weight; fined $100.

J Waddell | Canterbury 11 November; careless riding; suspended 19 November - 8 December inclusive.

O Bosson | Canterbury 11 November; careless riding; suspended 19 November - 2 December inclusive.

S Wynne | Canterbury 11 November; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

T Moseley | Canterbury 11 November; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

S MacNab | Canterbury 11 November; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

O Bosson | Canterbury 11 November; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalties

L Saunders | Auckland 7 November; failed to declare rider by prescribed time; fined $50.

S McKee | Auckland 7 November; failed to declare rider by prescribed time; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

CHEEKY BOY | Auckland 7 November; lame right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

MICKY MONCUR | Otaki-Maori 9 November; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

SMOKE SCREEN | Otaki-Maori 9 November; lame left fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

URALLA | Avondale 10 November; lame left fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

SHOOT TO KILL | Canterbury 11 November; late scratching at barrier when lame in left fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

PERAZZO | Hawke’s Bay 12 November; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary certificate required.

MR SELFRIDGE | Hawke’s Bay 12 November; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary certificate required.


Protests

CINEMATIC | Auckland 7 November; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

ORPHEA | Avondale 10 November; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Harness


Driver Penalties

A Harrison | Waikato Bay of Plenty 10 November; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

M Maynard | Rangiora 10 November; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $175.

R May | Rangiora 10 November; late to present runner to track; fined $100.

J Dunn | Rangiora 10 November; late to present runner to track; fined $100.

M Hurrell | Wyndham 12 November; excessive use of whip; suspended 20-26 November inclusive.


Horse Actions/Penalties

KO WRECTED | Forbury Park 9 November; broke in running; must complete trial.

PLAYBOY’S BROTHER | Forbury Park 9 November; broke in running; must complete trial (subsequently completed on 11 November).

ALEXY | Forbury Park 9 November; broke in running; must complete trial.

AMERICAN LEGEND | Waikato Bay of Plenty 10 November; fell in running; must complete trial.

IDEAL LASS | Waikato Bay of Plenty 10 November; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

BETTY BOO | Wyndham 12 November; elevated heart rate; veterinary clearance required.

BROADWAY BANNER | Wyndham 12 November; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

TOPNOTCH EAGLE | Wyndham 12 November; mucous in lower trachea; veterinary clearance required.

FRANCO HUNTINGDON | Wyndham 12 November; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.


Protests

FINAL EXCUSE | Waikato Bay of Plenty 10 November; lapped on; relegated from 3rd to 4th.

EJA PATRON | Rangiora 10 November; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


General

Race 5 at the Waikato Bay of Plenty meeting on 10 November was abandoned in the interests of safety after a fall in the race.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

T Green | Waikato 9 November; weight offence; fined $100.

L Hore | Waikato 9 November; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.

G Farrell | Waikato 9 November; failed to arrange catcher; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

WHIPPY BALE | Palmerston North 6 November; failed to pursue the lure but found to have serious injury; must complete trial.

ZARA STORM | Auckland 12 November; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.