NEWS IN BRIEF | 15 August 2016

posted Aug 14, 2016, 12:23 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Aug 14, 2016, 12:24 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

M McNelis | Canterbury 10 August; medical clearance required.

D Turner | Woodville-Pahiatua 11 August; medical clearance required.

M McNab | Waikato 13 August; medical clearance required.

L Innes | Waikato 13 August; failed to make weight; fined $100.

K Mudhoo | Canterbury 13 August; excessive use of whip; fined $400.

S Wynne | Canterbury 13 August; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

J Lowry | Canterbury 13 August; failed to make weight; fined $200.


Horse Actions/Penalties

LUCKY TO BE COOL | Canterbury 10 August; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

PADDY OWEN | Canterbury 10 August; laceration to left knee: veterinary clearance required.

BEFORUNOIT | Canterbury 10 August; eye injury; veterinary clearance required.

NOVA SCOTIA | Woodville-Pahiatua 11 August; bled; stood down for 3 months.

OFF ROADING | Woodville-Pahiatua 11 August; late scratching after failing to load; must complete trial.

BEWITCHED | Waikato 13 August; hung badly throughout; must complete left-handed track trial.


General

The Te Aroha JC meeting scheduled for 12 August was abandoned due to track conditions.


Harness


Driver Penalties

J MacKinnon | Auckland 12 August; careless driving; fined $250.

R Argue | Auckland 12 August; careless driving; fined $250.

A Poutama | Auckland 12 August; shifted into passing lane; fined $300.

S Golding | Rangiora 14 August; excessive use of whip; suspended 20-28 August inclusive.

D Reardon | Rangiora 14 August; excessive use of whip; fined $300.


Trainer Penalties

B Heads | Forbury Park 11 August; incorrect gear; fined $100.

S Reid & S McMullan | Auckland 12 August; late gear notification; fined $50.

B Butt | Rangiora 14 August; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Action/Penalty

ALL THAT GLITTERS | Rangiora 14 August; late scratching after being injured en route to course; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

GRACE LIGHTNING | Forbury Park 11 August; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 3rd.

TOPNOTCH EAGLE | Forbury Park 11 August; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from promoted 4th.

MOKOSUN | Forbury Park 11 August; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from promoted 4th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalty

J & D Bell | Palmerston North 8 August; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Penalties

KING’S CALL | Palmerston North 8 August; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

KING SIMBA | Palmerston North 8 August; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

ROADY ATTACK | Waikato 11 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.