NEWS IN BRIEF | 14 May 2012

posted May 14, 2012, 4:54 PM by Rick Quirk
Thoroughbred 

Rider Penalties
K Smith | Taranaki 12 May; careless riding; suspended 13-26 May inclusive.
A Ihaka | Paeroa 14 May; failed to comply with direction wearing body protector incorrectly; fined $350.

Trainer Penalties
P Lock | Counties 7 May; incorrect gear; fined $50.
T Pike/M Donoghue | Matamata 9 May; late declaration of rider; fined $50.
J Pender | Matamata 9 May; incorrect gear; fined $50.
G Lowry | Wanganui 10 May; incorrect gear; fined $50.
J Hay| Sth Canterbury 11 May; late declaration of rider; fined $50.
J Wheeler | Rotorua 12 May; late declaration of rider; fined $50.

Horse Actions
SOU’EAST | Waverley 8 May; racing manners; required to trial satisfactorily.
SOLANGE | Matamata 9 May; cardiac arrhythmia; required to trial and provide vet cert of fitness incl ECG
LADY CAROLYN | Rotorua 12 May; lame right foreleg; vet cert of fitness required.
GOLDMINER | Taranaki 12 May; denied fair start; declared non-starter.
THE GUTTERSNIPE | Riverton 13 May; lame right foreleg; vet cert of fitness required.

Harness

Driver Penalties
C DeFilippi | NZ Metropolitan 12 May; half carting; fined $200.
A Herlihy | NZ Metropolitan 12 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.
S Thompson | Timaru 13 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.
R Harneiss | Timaru 13 May; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

Trainer Penalties
S Hunt | Cambridge 10 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.
R Green | Cambridge 10 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.
K Townley | NZ Metropolitan 12 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.
J Burrows | NZ Metropolitan 12 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.
G Dunn | Timaru 13 May; late gear notification; fined $50.
G & N Hope | Timaru 13 May; late gear notification; fined $50.
T McMillan | Timaru 13 May; incorrect saddlecloth number; fined $100.

Horse Penalties/Actions
CHRISTIAN’S LEGEND | Forbury Park 11 May; stood down for 14 days; racing manners.
FINAL SECRET | Forbury Park 11 May; veterinary clearance required; suspected fractured pedal bone.
SON DUN DON | Auckland 11 May; veterinary clearance required.
BELLVENE | NZ Metropolitan 12 May; veterinary clearance and ECG required; artrial fibrillation.
SPREAD THE COURAGE | NZ Metropolitan 12 May; stood down for 1 trial; racing manners.
MULLINGAR MAC | NZ Metropolitan 12 May; veterinary clearance required; knee abrasion.
HARLINDON | Timaru 13 May; late scratched; denied a fair start.

Greyhounds

Dog penalties
FORTUNA HAKA | Wanganui 9 May; turned in boxes; required to complete a box trial.
GIRLY HAKA | Christchurch 11 May; turned in boxes; required to complete a box trial.
INISHRUSH | Wellington 11 May; marring; suspended for 28 days and required to complete a satisfactory trial.
BENNY ROX | Auckland 13 May; marring; suspended for 28 days and required to complete a satisfactiry trial.