NEWS IN BRIEF | 14 November 2016

posted Nov 12, 2016, 11:25 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Nov 12, 2016, 11:25 PM ]

Thoroughbred



Rider Penalties

S Muniandy | Canterbury 9 November; careless riding; suspended 10-27 November inclusive.

S McKay | Manawatu 10 November; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

I Fraser-Hayes | Tauranga 12 November; failed to make weight; fined $100.

R Cuneen | Canterbury 12 November; careless riding; suspended 13 November - 2 December inclusive.

R Cuneen | Canterbury 12 November; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

S Collett | Canterbury 12 November; excessive use of whip; fined $400.

C Dell | Waverley 13 November; medical clearance required.


Horse Actions/Penalties

ELECTRIC SHOCK | Canterbury 9 November; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

SUREASYOUWEREBORN | Canterbury 12 November; cardiac arrhythmia; must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.


General

The Dargaville RC meeting of 11 November was abandoned after Race 3 due to the state of the track.


Harness


Driver Penalties

R McIlwrick | NZ Metropolitan 8 November; drove with foot out of sulky footrest; fined $100.

M Anderson | Rangiora 3 November (heard Ashburton 10 November); supplied Stewards with false and misleading information; suspended 11-26 November inclusive and fined $300.

R McIlwrick | Ashburton 10 November; excessive use of whip; fined $250.

J Keast | Ashburton 10 November; careless driving; fined $300.

J MacKinnon | Auckland 11 November; excessive use of whip; fined $350.

J Young | NZ Metropolitan 11 November; careless driving; suspended 12-20 November inclusive.

M Perriton | NZ Metropolitan 11 November; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

R May | NZ Metropolitan 11 November; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

A Suddaby | Wyndham 13 November; breach of push out rule; fined $250.

G Lee | Wyndham 13 November; shifted into passing lane in home straight; fined $250.


Trainer Penalties

S Reid & S McMullan | NZ Metropolitan 8 November; late on to track; fined $100.

B White | NZ Metropolitan 8 November; incorrect gear; fined $100.

K & T Barron | Ashburton 10 November; incorrect gear; fined $100.

N McGrath | Ashburton 10 November; late driver notification; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

DALNESS XCHANGE | NZ Metropolitan 8 November; bled for 3rd time; stood down indefinitely.

MIGHTY EMPIRE | NZ Metropolitan 8 November; flipped palate; veterinary clearance including scope results required.

MONGOLIAN STORM | NZ Metropolitan 8 November; late scratching after getting both hind legs over crossbar in score up; veterinary clearance required.

CRAFTY CULLEN | Ashburton 10 November; stood on mark and took no part; must complete standing start trial.

MON RICHIE | Ashburton 10 November; sore both hind legs; veterinary clearance required.

JAYEDGAR | NZ Metropolitan 11 November; suspensory ligament injury; veterinary clearance required.  

ALLEY WAY | NZ Metropolitan 11 November; slow recovery rate; veterinary clearance required.

ALIANTE | NZ Metropolitan 11 November; wound to knee; veterinary clearance required.

YANKEE DIVA | Wyndham 13 November; lame left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

JACCKA SHELBY | Wyndham 13 November; displaced soft palate; veterinary clearance including scope required.


Protest

IDEAL BELLE | Auckland 11 November; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

P Seque | Christchurch 10 November; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.

J McInerney | Wanganui 11 November; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Actions/Penalties

MOCHA CHINO | Wanganui 9 November; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

SASSY SONG | Waikato 10 November; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.