NEWS IN BRIEF | 13 October 2014

posted Oct 12, 2014, 12:04 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Oct 12, 2014, 12:04 PM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

J Parkes | Wairarapa 9 October; careless riding; suspended 13-18 October inclusive.

R Cuneen | South Canterbury 10 October; careless riding; suspended 13-25 October inclusive.

D Bothamley | South Canterbury 10 October; failed to make weight; fined $100.

D Bothamley | South Canterbury 10 October; misconduct; fined $300.

D Turner | Egmont 11 October; careless riding; suspended 12-18 October inclusive.

A Morgan | Winton 12 October; medical clearance required.

S Muniandy | Winton 12 October; careless riding; suspended 13-23 October inclusive and fined $200.

A Edmeads | Winton 12 October; careless riding; suspended 13-25 October inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

T Kennedy | South Canterbury 10 October; incorrect gear; fined $50.

J Hay & A Carston | South Canterbury 10 October; incorrect gear; fined $50.

T Devcich | Matamata 11 October; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

ANOTHER SHINE | Taupo 8 October; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

AMBROSINI | Taupo 8 October; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

JAX | Wairarapa 9 October; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

FINTORRO | South Canterbury 10 October; bled; stood down for 3 months.

MARIA SANTOS | South Canterbury 10 October; late scratching after being difficult to load and rearing backwards; must complete barrier trial.

PIENZA | South Canterbury 10 October; late scratching with injured tendon; veterinary clearance required.

MESSI | Matamata 11 October; late scratching with shoulder injury; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

M Nicholas | Auckland 10 October; careless driving; fined $300.

M Jones | NZ Metropolitan 10 October; half carting; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

J Young | Auckland 10 October; incorrect gear; fined $100.

P & L Jones | NZ Metropolitan 22 August (heard 3 October); presented horse with prohibited substance; fined $2,500.


Horse Penalties

OTTAWA | NZ Metropolitan 10 October; suffering from infection and in distressed state; veterinary clearance required.

TUXEDO MAX | Timaru 12 October; lame off front leg; veterinary clearance required.

MASTER LEE | Timaru 12 October; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Protests

J C SKIPPER | NZ Metropolitan 22 August; presented with prohibited substance; disqualified from 2nd.

ROCKAHULA ARDEN | Gore 11 October; JCA ruled that connections must pay $475 to the connections of GUGGENHEIM as a result of interference in the home straight.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

L Ahern | Wanganui 8 October; failed to scratch by prescribed time; fined $150.

D Voyce | Christchurch 9 October; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.

M Flipp | Christchurch 10 October; failed to produce papers; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

ZULU CHANEL | Christchurch 9 October; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

SLEEPER AGENT | Christchurch 10 October; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

THRILLING MARVIN | Auckland 12 October; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 3 months and must complete trial (2nd offence).