NEWS IN BRIEF | 16 February 2015

posted Feb 15, 2015, 1:44 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Feb 15, 2015, 1:44 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

L Magorrian | Wellington 24 January (heard 11 February); careless riding; suspended 15-22 February inclusive.

L Magorrian | Wellington 24 January (heard 11 February); excessive use of whip; suspended 23-28 February inclusive and fined $600.

R Hutchings | Taranaki 30 January (heard 11 February); careless riding; suspended 15-20 February inclusive.

J Lowry | Ashburton 11 February; careless riding; suspended 15-27 February inclusive.

D Bothamley | Ashburton 11 February; failed to make weight; fined $100.

S Muniandy | Southland 14 February; medical clearance required.

G Jogoo | Southland 14 February; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalty

G Robinson | Southland 14 February; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

RYAN JOHN | Ashburton 11 February; bled; stood down for 3 months.

ROC CITY | Ashburton 11 February; bled; stood down for 3 months.

CARAJEAN | Wanganui 12 February; late scratching when lame at start; veterinary clearance required.

JUST THE TIP | Taranaki 14 February; bled; stood down for 3 months.

SHE’Z A PRIMA DONNA | Southland 14 February; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

C McDowell | Nelson 11 January (heard 13 February); careless driving; suspended 16-22 February inclusive.

B Butt | Ashburton 7 February (heard 13 February); started from incorrect barrier position; fined $200.

A Edge | Banks Peninsula 13 February; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

B Crothers | Banks Peninsula 13 February; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalties

K Barclay | Invercargill 10 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.

G Rogerson & P Blanchard | Waikato 12 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.

S McCaffrey | Waikato 12 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.

R Villiger | Waikato 12 February; colour fee; fined $25.

J & J Dickie | Auckland 13 February; colour fee; fined $25.

C Dalgety | Banks Peninsula 13 February; late notification of driver; fined $50.

J Parsons | Timaru 15 February; unwarranted sulky; fined $100.

R Dunn | Timaru 15 February; late notification of gear; fined $50.

P & M Kerr | Invercargill 15 February; colour fee; fined $25.


Horse Actions/Penalties

SPRINGFIELD CAL NEVA | Invercargill 10 February; fractured pastern; veterinary clearance required.

NICKY’S DYNAMIC | Banks Peninsula 13 February; displayed poor barrier manners; must complete standing start trial.

LITTLE RAKAIA | Timaru 15 February; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial.

BETTOR ACE | Timaru 15 February; failed to score up with field; must complete trial.

THE EDGE OF REASON | Timaru 15 February; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

M Martin | Waikato 12 February; failed to catch as arranged; fined $50.

P Taylor | Waikato 15 January (heard 10 February); performed an act detrimental to the image of Greyhound Racing; fined $250.

D Poutama | Wanganui 14 February; weight offence; fined $100.