NEWS IN BRIEF | 16 September 2013

posted Sep 15, 2013, 2:06 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Sep 15, 2013, 2:07 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

T Thornton | Taupo 9 September; medical clearance required.

A Collett | Taupo 9 September; medical clearance required.

M Dravitzki | Taupo 9 September; medical clearance required.

M Coleman | Taupo 9 September; medical clearance required.

K Myers | Waikato 11 September; careless riding; suspended 15-20 September inclusive and fined $600.

J Morris | Ashburton 13 September; careless riding; suspended 19-30 September inclusive.

J Bates | Ashburton 13 September; excessive use of whip; fined $200.


Harness


Driver Penalties

T Cameron | Waikato 12 September (from Waikato 22 August); careless driving; fined $200.

A White | NZ Metropolitan 13 September; use of whip outside confines of sulky; fined $200.


Trainer Penalty

M Collins | Waikato 12 September; late notification of gear; fined $50.


Horse Penalties/Actions

SOVEREIGNTY | NZ Metropolitan 13 September; lame near hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

DEVIL MAY CARE | Oamaru 15 September; atrial fibrillation; ECG test required.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

J Lane & R Wales | Christchurch 12 September; weight offence; fined $100.

J McInerney | Christchurch 13 September; late to present dog for kennelling; fined $50.

G Hore | Auckland 15 September; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

TROJAN TROY | Wanganui 11 September; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

LOCHINVAR VINCINI | Auckland 15 September; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


General

Race 7 at Palmerston North on 9 September was abandoned after power to the lure was lost in the home straight.