NEWS IN BRIEF | 15 July 2013

posted Jul 14, 2013, 2:50 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jul 14, 2013, 2:51 PM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

T Moseley | Oamaru 8 July; unnecessary use of whip; fined $100.

P Ormsby | Counties 10 July (from Cambridge 3 July); failed to make weight; fined $200.

S Collett | Counties 10 July; excessive use of whip; fined $250.

M Sweeney | Counties 10 July; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

K Myers | Wanganui 11 July; medical clearance required.

B Lammas | South Canterbury 12 July; failed to make weight; suspended 16-20 July inclusive.

A Kuru | South Canterbury 12 July; failed to make weight; fined $100.

K Veenendaal | South Canterbury 12 July; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalties

K Dell | Counties 10 July; presented horse with leather reins; fined $100.

D O’Leary | Wellington 13 July; late declaration of rider; fined $50.


Horse Penalties/Actions

LOCHWOOD | Counties 10 July; late scratching after refusing to load; must complete barrier trial.

METHINKSWEARE | Counties 10 July; bled; stood down for 3 months.

PERFECT EXCUSE | South Canterbury 12 July; ruptured flexor tendon; veterinary clearance required.

INCONTROL | South Canterbury 12 July; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

URBAN ANGEL | Whangarei 13 July; cardiac arrhythmia; must complete trial and veterinary clearance including ECG required.

KATINKA | Whangarei 13 July; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

EL MARINO | Wellington 13 July; bled; stood down for 3 months.

SHOOTING DAGGERS | Wellington 13 July; suffered from exhaustion; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

J Stormont | Auckland 12 July; medical clearance required.

G Cook | Oamaru 14 July; failed to activate removable gear; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

P Kerr | NZ Metropolitan 12 July; colour fee; fined $25.

J Young | Auckland 12 July; colour fee; fined $25.

G Rogerson & P Blanchard | Auckland 12 July; incorrect gear; fined $100.

A Pyers | Non-raceday hearing dated 19 June; misconduct (2 charges); fined $1300.


Horse Penalties/Actions

GUNS BLAZING | Cambridge 11 July; soft palate; veterinary clearance required.

JONNY WILKINSON | Auckland 12 July (from 5 July); respiratory infection; veterinary clearance required.

AMERICAN ANGEL | Auckland 12 July; fell in running; stood down for 28 days and veterinary clearance required.

FALCON CROWN | Auckland 12 July; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

A NIGHT IN PARIS | Auckland 12 July; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.

CAESAR’S FLAME | Oamaru 14 July; bled; stood down for 30 days, must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.

ARTSU | Oamaru 14 July; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.


Greyhounds


Trainer Penalties

S Gommans | Wanganui 10 July; weight offence; fined $100.

P Freeman & A Turnwald | Waikato 11 July; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Penalties

JUKE BOX BOY | Palmerston North 8 July; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

SAUCY TOMATO | Wanganui 10 July; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 3 months (2nd offence) and must complete trial.