NEWS IN BRIEF | 16 October 2017

posted Oct 15, 2017, 1:53 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Oct 15, 2017, 1:53 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

O Bosson | Taupo 11 October; failed to make weight; fined $200.

G Swann | Taupo 11 October; failed to make weight; fined $100.

G Jogoo | South Canterbury 13 October; careless riding (2 charges); suspended 16 October - 5 November inclusive.

C Johnson | South Canterbury 13 October; careless riding (2 charges); suspended 16-27 October inclusive.

A Collett | South Canterbury 13 October; careless riding; suspended 16-21 October inclusive.

S Muniandy | South Canterbury 13 October; failed to make weight; fined $100.

M Cameron | Matamata 14 October; careless riding; suspended 22-28 October inclusive.

C Johnson | Winton 15 October; careless riding; suspended 28 October - 8 November inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

M Breslin | Non raceday dated 3 July and appeal dated 9 October; did an act which was detrimental to the interests of racing; fined $14,000 with costs of $6,000 to RIU and $6,000 to JCA.

J Hatton | Matamata 14 October; late rider declaration; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

CINNAMAN | Taupo 11 October; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

ULTRA CHIC | South Canterbury 13 October; bled; stood down for 3 months.

DANCING LIGHT | Matamata 14 October; lame left foreleg; veterinary clearance required.

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE | Winton 15 October; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

LA NOUVELLE VAGUE | Winton 15 October; tendon injury; veterinary clearance required.

MISS TANIRA | Winton 15 October; late scratching after refusing to load; must complete barrier trial.

NESTA | Winton 15 October; late scratching after refusing to assemble at start area; must complete barrier trial.


General

The Wairarapa RC meeting scheduled for 12 October was abandoned due to the state of the track.


Harness


Driver Penalties

R Brosnan | Auckland 13 October; careless driving; suspended 14 October - 17 November inclusive.

S Ottley | Methven 15 October; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

M Anderson | Rangiora 13 August (heard Methven 15 October); checked out with modified helmet; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

J Stormont | Auckland 13 October; colour fee; fined $25.

M Purdon & N Rasmussen | Auckland 13 October; colour fee; fined $25.

B Purdon | Auckland 13 October; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

ELUSIVE FLIGHT | NZ Metropolitan 12 October; hock soreness; veterinary clearance required.

DONEGAL CARRICKFIN | NZ Metropolitan 12 October; broke in running; must complete trial.

STATHAM | Gore 14 October; elevated heart rate and slow recovery; veterinary clearance required.

IMOLA | Methven 15 October; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

QUEST STAR | Methven 15 October; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


General

Race 4 at the Auckland TC meeting of 13 October was abandoned in the interests of safety after a fall.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

E Goodman | Otago 10 October; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.

M Flipp | Wanganui 13 October; late scratched runner without valid reason; fined $150.


Dog Penalties

CULVIE LAD | Wanganui 11 October; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

TRIXIE LEE | Christchurch 13 October; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

STAR BUCKING | Christchurch 13 October; turned in boxes; must complete box trial.