NEWS IN BRIEF | 16 December 2013

posted Dec 15, 2013, 12:18 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Dec 15, 2013, 12:18 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

B Jones | Auckland 11 December; careless riding; suspended 19-26 December inclusive.

M McNab | Tauranga 13 December; failed to make weight; fined $200.

T Thornton | Waikato 14 December; careless riding; suspended 19-27 December inclusive.

R Norvall | Waikato 14 December; careless riding; suspended 16-23 December inclusive.

J Adams | Waikato 14 December; double riding engagement; fined $450.

D Bradley | Manawatu 14 December; careless riding; suspended 22-27 December inclusive.

T Direen | Southland 14 December; careless riding; suspended 17-22 December inclusive.

D Bothamley | Southland 14 December; failed to make weight; fined $200.

C Dell | Auckland 15 December; careless riding; suspended 19-27 December inclusive.


Trainer Penalty

M Moroney & C Ormsby | Auckland 15 December; failed to scratch by required time; fined $250.


Horse Penalties/Actions

HONOR AND CHERISH | Otago 9 December; faltered concluding stages; veterinary clearance required.

PEGGY SUE | Otago 9 December; lame off fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

ANOTHER EMPEROR | Tauranga 13 December; bled; stood down for 3 months.

ACTION MAN | Tauranga 13 December; bled; stood down for 3 months.

ROULETT | Manawatu 14 December; lame off-side hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

FLEMINGTON | Manawatu 14 December; late scratching at barrier when found to be lame; veterinary clearance required.

STRIKE UP THE BAND | Southland 14 December; late scratching after being fractious in barrier; must complete barrier trial.

MT DIFFICULTY | Southland 14 December; late scratching after being fractious in barrier; veterinary clearance required.


Protest

ALTIUS | Auckland 15 December; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 2nd.


Harness


Driver Penalties

M Edmonds | NZ Metropolitan 12 December (from NZ Metropolitan 29 November); failed to concede position when being eased down; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

J Dalgety | NZ Metropolitan 12 December; late notification of gear; fined $50.

M Stratford | Forbury Park 13 December; colour fee; fined $25.

M Purdon & N Rasmussen | Auckland 13 December; incorrect gear; fined $100.

P & L Jones | NZ Metropolitan 14 December; colour fee; fined $25.

M Edmonds | NZ Metropolitan 14 December; incorrect gear; fined $100.

N Chilcott | Auckland 27 April 2012 (heard 12 September 2013); presented horse with prohibited substance; fined $3300 and costs of $2800.


Horse Penalties/Actions

LULLI MIDFREW | Auckland 13 December; fell in running; must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.

MUNDAKA | NZ Metropolitan 14 December; fell in running; must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.

FLYIN RYAN | NZ Metropolitan 14 December; inflammation to tendon; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

DESTINATION MOON | Kumeu 10 December; caused interference; relegated from 5th to last.

MEGS FIRST | Manawatu 12 December; started from incorrect barrier position; disqualified from 2nd.

GOLDEN BLOOM | Manawatu 12 December; denied a fair start; declared a non-runner.

SUPERBOWLCHEERLEADER | Auckland 13 December; caused interference; relegated from 5th to 9th.

RED UNDER FIRE | NZ Metropolitan 14 December; caused interference; relegated from 3rd to 11th.


Greyhounds


Dog Penalty

LOUISA’S GIRL | Christchurch 13 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.