NEWS IN BRIEF | 15 September 2014

posted Sep 14, 2014, 3:41 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Sep 14, 2014, 3:42 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

O Bosson | Waikato 11 September; medical clearance required.

R Smyth | Waikato 11 September; medical clearance required.

Z Moki | Waikato 11 September; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 13 September).

L Innes | Waikato 11 September; failed to make weight; fined $100.

P Holmes | Taranaki 12 September; careless riding (2 charges); suspended 17-25 September inclusive.

P Holmes | Whangarei 13 September; failed to make weight; fined $100.

H Tinsley | Marton 13 September; failed to make weight; fined $250.

M Roustoby | Rotorua and Bay of Plenty 14 September; careless riding; suspended 15-28 September inclusive.

R Cole | Rotorua and Bay of Plenty 14 September; failed to make weight; fined $250.


Trainer Penalties

P Shailer | Whangarei 13 September; incorrect gear; fined $100.

N Mortimer | Rotorua and Bay of Plenty 14 September; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

FOOTSIE | Waikato 11 September; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

ANNIEITEZ | Taranaki 12 September; bled; stood down for 3 months.


Protests

FITZROY | Whangarei 13 September; denied a fair start; declared a non-runner.

HAPI ASSASSIN | Whangarei 13 September; denied a fair start; declared a non-runner.


Harness


Driver Penalty

S Ottley | Oamaru 14 September; allowed runner to shift up track; fined $450.


Horse Penalty

IMPERIAL COUNT | NZ Metropolitan 12 September; bled; stood down for 1 month and must complete trial.


Protest

PURE POWER | Oamaru 14 September; caused interference; relegated from 3rd to 4th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

L Ahern | Wanganui 10 September; late to kennel runners; fined $100.

S & B Evans | Christchurch 11 September; weight offence; fined $100.

C Roberts | Christchurch 11 September; late to kennel runners; fined $50.

J Allen | Non-raceday hearing dated 28 August; presented runner with prohibited substance; fined $2,000.

K Herbert | Auckland 14 September; failed to present dog for race at prescribed time; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

SLEEPER AGENT | Christchurch 8 September; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial (subsequently completed on 12 September).

ORACLE | Wanganui 10 September; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

COMET FOOT | Auckland 14 September; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Protest

SAN SEBASTIAN | Otago 14 July; presented with prohibited substance; disqualified from 1st.


General

Race 2 at Otago GRC meeting of 9 September was abandoned after a fallen runner ran back towards the field.