NEWS IN BRIEF | 17 April 2017

posted Apr 15, 2017, 3:43 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Apr 15, 2017, 3:43 PM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

M Vance | Rotorua 12 April; medical clearance required.

L Innes | Rotorua 12 April; medical clearance required.

J Nason | Rotorua 12 April; medical clearance required.

O Bosson | Rotorua 12 April; medical clearance required.

E Farr | Rotorua 12 April; careless riding; suspended 18-25 April inclusive.

S Phelan | Rotorua 12 April; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

C Grylls | Rotorua 12 April; failed to make weight; fined $100.

R Elliot | Tauranga 15 April; excessive use of whip (2 charges); suspended 26 April - 24 May inclusive.

L Satherley | Tauranga 15 April; excessive use of whip; suspended 22-29 April inclusive.

E Farr | Tauranga 15 April; failed to make weight; fined $200.

O Bosson | Hawke’s Bay 15 April; failed to make weight; fined $350.

R Cuneen | Riverton 15 April; medical clearance required.

S Muniandy | Riverton 15 April; careless riding; suspended 23 April - 3 May inclusive.

A Morgan | Riverton 15 April; excessive use of whip; suspended 23-28 April inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

C Wood | Tauranga 15 April; late gear notification; fined $100.

S Ramsay & J Ritchie | Hawke’s Bay 15 April; incorrect gear; fined $50.

S Marsh | Hawke’s Bay 15 April; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

BARCELONA BABY | Rotorua 12 April; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

DETACH | Taranaki 13 April; late scratching after becoming fractious in barriers; must complete barrier trial.

SKUFFLE | Taranaki 13 April; tendon injury; veterinary clearance required.

DOCKET | Riverton 15 April; late scratching after refusing to enter barriers; must complete barrier trial.


Harness


Driver Penalties

T Lethaby | Waikato 13 April; excessive use of whip; suspended 18 April - 4 May inclusive.

K Cameron | Forbury Park 13 April; breach of push out rule; suspended 18-21 April inclusive.

M Anderson | Forbury Park 13 April; breach of push out rule; fined $200.

M Prendergast | Forbury Park 13 April; failed to affix chin strap during preliminary; fined $100.

N Chilcott | Hawera 15 April; careless driving; fined $300.

B Williamson | NZ Metropolitan 15 April; careless driving; suspended 21-29 April inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

B Negus | Forbury Park 13 April; colour fee; fined $25.

M Prendergast | Forbury Park 13 April; failed to affix bandages so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

N Williamson | Forbury Park 13 April; colour fee; fined $25.

M Purdon & N Rasmussen | NZ Metropolitan 15 April; incorrect saddlecloths; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

INDIE | Forbury Park 13 April; elevated heart rate; veterinary clearance required.

BOURBON AND DRY | Forbury Park 13 April; refused to settle throughout race; must complete trial.

TUPELO MISSISSIPPI | NZ Metropolitan 15 April; late scratching after kicking out in score up and damaging sulky; must complete mobile trial.


Protest

COOKY | Forbury Park 13 April; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalty

G Hore & P Ferguson | Auckland 15 April; late scratching denying runner a start; fined $300.


Dog Penalties

BAD BINDI | Christchurch 11 April; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

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