NEWS IN BRIEF | 17 August 2015

posted Aug 16, 2015, 1:45 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Aug 16, 2015, 1:45 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

M McNelis | Egmont 10 August; misconduct when weighing out; suspended 17 August - 5 September inclusive.

D Chin | Whangarei 12 August; attempted to weigh out without body protector; fined $450.

B Murray | Oamaru 13 August; weighed in in excess of weighed out weight; suspended 14-21 August inclusive.

B Murray | Oamaru 13 August; failed to make weight; fined $100.

K Mudhoo | Oamaru 13 August; celebratory gesture prior to winning post; fined $100.

J Chong | Oamaru 13 August; medical clearance required.

M Coleman | Avondale 14 August; careless riding; suspended 16-26 August inclusive and fined $750.

H Tinsley | Waikato 15 August; medical clearance required.

J Parkes | Waikato 15 August; careless riding; suspended 16 August - 5 September inclusive.

R Hutchings | Waikato 15 August; failed to make weight; fined $200.


Trainer Penalty

J & K Parsons | Oamaru 13 August; presented wrong horse; fined $600.


Horse Actions/Penalties

EVADIR LA BALA | Egmont 10 August; late scratching after being injured en route to course; veterinary clearance required.

EGG | Whangarei 12 August; bled; stood down for 3 months.

SUM FAVOUR | Waikato 15 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

CONROY | Otaki-Maori 15 August; atrial fibrillation; must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.

FROCK | Otaki-Maori 15 August; atrial fibrillation; must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.


Protests

NIPABRANDY | Whangarei 12 August; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

KAWI | Waikato 15 August; caused interference; relegated from 2nd to 5th.


Harness


Driver Penalty

F Schumacher | Auckland 14 August; careless driving; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

T Macfarlane | Auckland 14 August; colour fee; fined $25.

S Dolan | Rangiora 16 August; colour fee; fined $25.


Horse Actions/Penalties

BETTABE PERFECT | Auckland 14 August; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

EYRE COUNTY | Rangiora 16 August; fell in running; must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.


Protests

JOSEPH H | Forbury Park 13 August; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

BEYOND A JOKE | Forbury Park 13 August; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th=.

GLENELEVEN | Rangiora 16 August; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.


Greyhounds


Handler/Trainer Penalties

T McCracken | Wanganui 12 August; weight offence; fined $100.

D Stapleton | Christchurch 13 August; weight offence; fined $100.

A Waretini | Christchurch 13 August; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.


Dog Penalty

CRYSTAL FLAME | Southland 11 August; turned in boxes; must complete box trial (subsequently completed on 14 August).


Protest

CHIPPA LATA | Christchurch 12 June (heard Rangiora 16 August); raced with prohibited substance; disqualified from 1st.