NEWS IN BRIEF | 14 September 2015

posted Sep 13, 2015, 2:53 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Sep 13, 2015, 2:54 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

M Sweeney | Waikato 9 September; medical clearance required.

L Innes | Whangarei 12 September; careless riding; suspended 20-30 September inclusive.

A Collett | Whangarei 12 September; careless riding; suspended 14-18 September inclusive.

J Parkes | Marton 12 September; careless riding; suspended 20 September - 2 October inclusive.

R Goldsbury | Marton 12 September; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

L Callaway | Canterbury 5 September (heard Ashburton 12 September); careless riding; suspended 20 September - 9 October inclusive.

A Schwerin | Rotorua 13 September; medical clearance required.

M Gibbs-Manssen | Rotorua 13 September; excessive use of whip; suspended 14-25 September inclusive.


Trainer Penalty

J Surgenor | Whangarei 12 September; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

MISS MACK | Ashburton 12 September; made respiratory noises during race; veterinary clearance required.

BORN A ROYAL | Ashburton 12 September; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

HOMELAND | Ashburton 12 September; stood flat-footed and then lost rider in early stages; must complete barrier trial.


Protest

JUS TINKIN | Taranaki 11 September; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 2nd.


Harness


Driver Penalties

M Stratford | NZ Metropolitan 11 September; checked out with metal lined whip; fined $1,000.

L McCormick | Oamaru 13 September; excessive use of whip; suspended 14-20 September inclusive.

M Anderson | Oamaru 13 September; careless driving; fined $300.

A Tomlinson | Oamaru 13 September; careless driving; fined $225.


Trainer Penalty

J Abernethy | Waikato 10 September; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

CREAMEE | Waikato 10 September; respiratory infection; veterinary clearance required.

VOLATILE LAVRA | NZ Metropolitan 11 September; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Protests

ARMBRO BELLBIRD | Oamaru 13 September; lapped on; relegated from 4th to 5th.

ARTICULIGHT | Oamaru 13 September; excessive galloping in running; disqualified from 2nd.


Greyhounds


Handler/Trainer Penalties

R Adcock | Otago 7 September; failed to present papers; fined $50.

J McInerney | Otago 7 September; failed to present papers; fined $50.

J McInerney | Wanganui 9 September; weight offence; fined $100.

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

B Dann | Christchurch 11 September; failed to present papers; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

ALLEGRO MASTER | Palmerston North 7 September; turned in boxes; must complete box trial (subsequently completed on 11 September).

DERECHO STORM | Wanganui 9 September; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

PAT NOT PLAIT | Wanganui 9 September; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

EARN ME SOME | Christchurch 11 September; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.