NEWS IN BRIEF | 15 February 2016

posted Feb 14, 2016, 2:26 AM by Rick Quirk

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

M Du Plessis | Avondale 10 February; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 13 February).

C Lammas | Manawatu 13 February; failed to ride mount to finish; fined $200.

S Wynne | Canterbury 13 February; careless riding; suspended 21 February - 2 March inclusive.

D Chin | Canterbury 13 February; careless riding; suspended 20-28 February inclusive.

M Cameron | Matamata 14 February; medical clearance required.


Horse Actions/Penalties

ROCK ROSE | Wairarapa 7 February; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

O’REN ISHII | Wairarapa 7 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

SIR DARCI | Southland 11 February; bled; stood down for 3 months.

LIVINGSTON | Matamata 14 February; late scratching after refusing to enter barrier; must complete barrier trial.


Protests

SAVARIA | Wairarapa 7 February; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

SOMETHINGVAIN | Wairarapa 7 February; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

THEE AULD FLOOZIE | Wairarapa 7 February; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

ETERNITY | Wairarapa 7 February; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

MOCCONA MIST | Wairarapa 7 February; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


General

Handicapper D Quirke | Non raceday dated 5 February; placed bets when not allowed to do so; disqualified for10 months from 10 February and fined $4,000 with costs of $3,000 to JCA.


Harness


Driver Penalties

M Jones | Amberley 8 February; careless driving; fined $200.

S Furness | Waikato 11 February; reckless driving; suspended 12 February - 21 July inclusive.

J Stormont | Auckland 12 February; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

D Dunn | NZ Metropolitan 12 February; driving in a manner likely to cause interference; fined $300.

J Dunn | Timaru 14 February (from NZ Metropolitan 12 February); careless driving; suspended 15-17 February inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

T Vince | Waikato 11 February; failed to apply gear correctly; fined $100.

N Chilcott | Auckland 12 February; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

R Dunn | Auckland 12 February; colour fee; fined $25.

A Stuart | Timaru 14 February; colour fee; fined $25.

B Gray | Invercargill 14 February; colour fee; fined $25.


Horse Actions/Penalties

EASY MOMENT | Invercargill 14 February; tendon injury; veterinary clearance required.

RATTLING THUNDER | Invercargill 14 February; fetlock injury; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

FLYIN HEATHER | NZ Metropolitan 12 February; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

WAY TO GO | Invercargill 14 February; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 4th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalty

J McInerney | Southland 9 February; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Penalty

MAJOR BLOODNOK | Christchurch 12 February; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.
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