NEWS IN BRIEF | 15 April 2013

posted Apr 14, 2013, 3:00 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Apr 14, 2013, 3:09 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

P Taylor | Otago 9 April; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 11 April).

M McNab | Waikato 10 April; failed to make weight; fined $100.

R Myers | Auckland 13 April; careless riding; suspended 17-25 April inclusive.

P Turner | Auckland 13 April; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalties

A Sharrock | Taranaki 8 April; failed to declare a rider; fined $50.

K King | Otago 9 April (from Riverton 3 April); incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

M Pitman | Otago 9 April; incorrect gear; fined $50.

D Frye | South Canterbury 11 April; late declaration of rider; fined $50.


Horse Penalties/Actions

PUZZLED | South Canterbury 11 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete 2 trials.

BRECON GROSVE | Manawatu 12 April; late scratching; veterinary clearance required.

DON’T DILLY DALLY | Manawatu 12 April; bowed tendon; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

WATER NYMPH | Waikato 10 April; caused interference; relegated from 2nd to 3rd.

LA VIE ONZE | South Canterbury 11 April; gates slow to open; declared a non-runner.

TREVISO | South Canterbury 11 April; gates slow to open; declared a non-runner.

YAZOOM | South Canterbury 11 April; mechanical failure with gate; declared a non-runner.

AWESOME DIVA | Wellington 13 April; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 2nd.


Harness


Driver Penalties

S Lawson | Franklin 12 April; improper driving; fined $600.

M Kerr | Banks Peninsula 14 April; medical clearance required.

B Kerr | Banks Peninsula 14 April; failed to drive horse out to finish; suspended 15 April - 3 May inclusive.

R Close | Banks Peninsula 14 April; careless driving; fined $200.

A Milne | Winton 14 April; careless driving; fined $200.

G Thomas | Winton 14 April; careless driving; fined $300.


Trainer Penalties

H Hunter | Forbury Park 11 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.

L Beagley | Timaru 12 April (from Rangiora 7 April); misconduct; fined $200.

D Balle | Franklin 12 April; colour fee; fined $25.

G Telfer | Banks Peninsula 14 April; late notification of gear; fined $50.

G Anderson & A Hoffman | Winton 14 April; colour fee; fined $25.

A Beck | Winton 14 April; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

Horse Penalties/Actions

CHEEKY CHARLIE | Forbury Park 11 April; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

FRANCO LEDGER | Forbury Park 11 April; slow recovery rate; veterinary clearance required.

GRINS SUPREME | Timaru 12 April; bled; stood down for 30 days and veterinary clearance required.

GOOD HEST | Timaru 12 April; bled; stood down for 30 days and veterinary clearance required.

ALLURA | Timaru 12 April; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

BLACK PARADE | Timaru 12 April; suspected case of heaves; veterinary clearance including result of tracheal wash required.

O’BABY | Timaru 12 April; slow recovery rate; veterinary clearance required.

FREDDIE MACK | Franklin 12 April; broke in running; stood down for 28 days.

PESCADO | Banks Peninsula 14 April; broke in running; must complete trial.

ARMBRO STARLET | Winton 14 April; broke in running; must complete trial.

ISLEGETEM | Winton 14 April; bucked and broke in running; must complete trial.


Protests

QUITE A MOMENT | Timaru 12 April; denied a fair start due to a gear problem; declared a non-runner.

ASCOT BOY | Winton 14 April; caused interference; relegated from 2nd to 12th.


Greyhounds


Trainer Penalties

M Olden | Palmerston North 8 April; weight offence; fined $100.

J Lane & R Wales | Christchurch 9 April; late to kennel dog; fined $50.

B Dann | Christchurch 12 April; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Penalties

OPAWA MOHAWK | Christchurch 11 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

OPAWA TOKEN | Christchurch 12 April; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

ZOE BRAND | Christchurch 12 April; turned in boxes; must complete box trial.