NEWS IN BRIEF | 14 August 2017

posted Aug 12, 2017, 11:10 PM by Rick Quirk

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

R Firdhaus | Canterbury 9 August; excessive use of whip; fined $250.

S Phelan | Canterbury 12 August; celebratory gesture prior to winning post; fined $300.

S Wynne | Canterbury 12 August; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

K Cowan | Canterbury 12 August; excessive use of whip; fined $550.

R Bishop | Canterbury 12 August; excessive use of whip; fined $250.

R Cole | Te Aroha 13 August; failed to claim down to riding weight; fined $100.

S Fannin | Te Aroha 13 August; veterinary clearance required.

D Turner | Te Aroha 13 August; veterinary clearance required.


Trainer Penalties

S Logan | Counties 12 August; late rider declaration; fined $50.

T & L Prendergast | Canterbury 12 August; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

CARRINGTON PARK | Canterbury 9 August; swollen leg; veterinary clearance required.

J’WALKE | Canterbury 9 August; lame in behind; veterinary clearance required.

BITETHEBULLET | Canterbury 9 August; swollen knee; veterinary clearance required.

READY EDDIE | Canterbury 9 August; tendon injury; veterinary clearance required.

NELLS BELLE | Te Aroha 13 August; swollen fetlock; veterinary clearance required.

BIG BROWNIE | Te Aroha 13 August; lame left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.


General

The Woodville-Pahiatua RC meeting scheduled for 10 August was abandoned due to the state of the track.


Harness


Driver Penalties

J Anderson | Rangiora 13 August; careless driving; suspended 14 August - 29 September inclusive and fined $200.

R Sissons | Rangiora 13 August; careless driving; fined $400.


Trainer Penalty

P & V Blanchard | Auckland 11 August; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

J Lane & R Wales | Christchurch 8 August; failed to scratch runner by the prescribed time denying a reserve a start; fined $300.

G Tapiki | Wanganui 11 August; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

GOLDSTAR ARCHIE | Christchurch 8 August; marred another runner (second offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

HOMEBUSH SHEA | Southland 8 August; turned in boxes; must complete box trial (subsequently completed on 10 August).

AL’S APPRENTICE | Wanganui 9 August; failed to pursue the lure but found to have serious injury; must complete trial.

DOTTIE FIELDS | Christchurch 11 August; marred another runner (third offence); stood down for 1 year and must complete trial.

GOLDSTAR LINKIN | Christchurch 11 August; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.


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