NEWS IN BRIEF | 15 October 2012

posted Oct 14, 2012, 4:04 PM by Rick Quirk

Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties/Actions
V Colgan | Matamata 13 October; careless riding; suspended 14-20 October inclusive.
A Gillanders | Manawatu 15 September heard 8 October; positive drug result; suspended 24 September - 23 December inclusive.

Trainer Penalties
Nil

Horse Penalties/Actions
SPRING FEVER | Taupo 10 October; bled; stood down for 3 months.
AMARLIA | Taupo 10 October; bucked during running; must trial on multiple occasions.
TAIPA TIGER | Wairarapa 11 October; late scratching after being injured in tie-up stalls; veterinary clearance required.
EDENSOR | Matamata 13 October; late scratching after becoming cast in barriers; must complete barrier trial.
ZA PAK | Egmont 13 October; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance and results of ECG required.

Harness

Driver Penalties/Actions
A Clark | Wairio 14 October; careless driving; fined $225.
S Walkinshaw | Wairio 14 October; driving in manner likely to cause interference; fined $250.
A Armour | Wairio 14 October; careless driving; fined $225.
G Telfer | Timaru 14 October; careless driving; suspended 14-22 October inclusive.

Trainer Penalties
R Darby | Morrinsville 11 October; colour fee; fined $25.
S McCaffrey | Auckland 12 October; colour fee; fined $25.
G Anderson/A Hoffman | Wairio 14 October; gear malfunction; fined $100.
T Barron | Southland trials 29 August heard 14 October; presented incorrect horse to race; fined $400.

Horse Penalties/Actions
OTO INVASION | Morrinsville 11 October; broke during running; stood down for 14 days.
AUCKLAND REACTOR | NZ Metropolitan 12 October; laceration to off fore coronet; veterinary clearance required.
TEN TOO | NZ Metropolitan 12 October; late scratching after being sore in warm up; veterinary clearance required.
BORONOVA | Auckland 12 October; broke at start; stood down for 14 days.
GREAT BARRIER | Auckland 12 October; broke during running; stood down for 14 days.
EYE TO EYE | Wairio 14 October; declared non-runner after being denied a fair start.
HERE’S SHIFTY | Timaru 14 October; unacceptable manners; must trial from standing start.

Protest
GRESHEES ANGEL | Timaru 14 October; caused interference; relegated from 3rd to 4th.

Greyhounds

Trainer /Handler penalties
Nil

Dog penalties/Actions
HOMEBUSH INDIA | Palmerston North 8 October; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.
ITS A DOLL | Palmerston North 8 October; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.
STEEL BELT | Waikato 11 October; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

General
The Waikato GRC was fined $150 for not scratching a dog by the required time on 11 October.