NEWS IN BRIEF | 17 December 2012

posted Dec 17, 2012, 12:43 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Dec 17, 2012, 6:51 PM ]
Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

K Walters | Winton 10 December; unable to make weight; fined $100.
J Bullard | North Canterbury 11 December; careless riding; suspended 18-23 December inclusive.
K Walters | North Canterbury 11 December; unable to make weight; fined $200.
S Dye | Hawke’s Bay 13 December; careless riding; suspended 17-22 December inclusive.
V Johnston | Hawke’s Bay 13 December; careless riding; suspended 17-22 December inclusive.
M Cameron | Tauranga 14 December; careless riding; suspended 18-22 December inclusive.
L Allpress | Tauranga 14 December; careless riding; suspended 22-27 December inclusive.
C Grylls | Tauranga 14 December; careless riding; suspended 20-26 December inclusive.
C Lammas | Tauranga 14 December; careless riding; suspended 17-26 December inclusive.
R Black | Southland 15 December; unnecessary use of whip; fined $200.
K Walters | Southland 15 December; suffered concussion after fall; medical clearance required.
H Tinsley | Manawatu 15 December; careless riding; suspended 22-28 December inclusive.
B Lammas | Manawatu 15 December; unable to make weight; fined $100.
M Coleman | Auckland 16 December; careless riding; suspended 20-27 December inclusive.
J Whiteside | Auckland 16 December; careless riding; suspended 20-27 December inclusive.
T Thornton | Auckland 16 December; careless riding; suspended 23-31 December inclusive.

Trainer Penalties

G Gibson | Winton 10 December; incorrect gear; fined $50.
R Wells | Auckland 12 December; incorrect gear; fined $50.
R Priscott | Auckland 12 December; incorrect gear; fined $50.
R Lang | Tauranga 14 December; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.
K Thompson | Southland 15 December; incorrect gear; fined $50.
R Priscott | Waikato 15 December; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

Horse Penalties/Actions

CHATTER CAT | Counties 10 December; injury to near foreleg; veterinary clearance required.
LUCKY ORPHAN | Counties 10 December; hung throughout; must trial right handed.
BIG ENERGY | North Canterbury 11 December; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.
ZARAZEN | Auckland 12 December; bled; stood down for 3 months.
SMART ODDS | Auckland 12 December; late scratching after being fractious in barriers; must complete barrier trial.
GOLDEN JUBILEE | Hawke’s Bay 13 December; late scratching after refusing to enter barrier; must complete trial.
MELS EVIE | Hawke’s Bay 13 December; late scratching after dislodging rider before start; must complete trial.
PERMISSION GRANTED | Tauranga 14 December; ran off; must complete trial.
GOLDEN GLOBE | Southland 15 December; late scratching after suffering injury to hind cannon; veterinary clearance required.
THE NANCHO EXPRESS | Manawatu 15 December; bled; stood down for 3 months.
OUR GREAT EMPIRE | Manawatu 15 December; bled; stood down for 3 months.
POWERPLAYA | Waikato 15 December; bled; stood down for 3 months.

Harness

Driver Penalties

J Kriechbaumer | Kumeu 11 December; failing to allow access to passing lane; fined $150.
R Todd | Forbury Park 14 December; careless driving; fined $250.
S Golding | Forbury Park 14 December; excessive use of whip; fined $200.
A Clark | Auckland 14 December; drove with foot out of foot rest; fined $100.
R Jenkins | Methven 9 December heard 15 December; excessive use of whip; fined $200.
J Anderson | NZ Metropolitan 15 December; excessive use of whip; fined $200.
P Davis | Waimate 16 December; breach of push out rule; fined $200.
A White | Waimate 16 December; misconduct; fined $250.
G Laing | Waimate 16 December; medical clearance required.

Trainer Penalties

J Abernethy | Kumeu 11 December; incorrect gear; fined $125.
P Williamson | NZ Metropolitan 28 September (heard 1 December); presented horse with prohibited substance; fined $3,500 plus $350 costs to JCA.
M Logan | Manawatu 13 December; faulty gear; fined $100.
W Stapleton | Waimate 16 December; failed to affix gear correctly; fined $100.
P Cleave | Waimate 16 December; incorrect gear; fined $100.
G & N Hope | Wanganui 16 December; colour fee; fined $25.
G & N Hope | Wanganui 16 December; incorrect gear; fined $100.

Horse Penalties/Actions

COSMIC ECLIPSE | Kumeu 11 December; bled; stood down for 30 days and veterinary clearance required.
BETTOR BAKIM | Manawatu 13 December; tendon injury to left fore leg; veterinary clearance required.
LIFESOFINE | Manawatu 13 December; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.
MAGICAL MARIO | Methven 9 December; must complete standing start trial.
BETTY LOUISE | Timaru 13 December; broke in running; must complete trial.
BIG ROCKET | Forbury Park 14 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.
MEET ME IN MAYFAIR | Auckland 14 December; lacerations after fall; veterinary clearance required.
MULLINGAR MAC | Waimate 16 December; failed to score up behind mobile; must complete mobile trial.
PIPER HEIDSIECK | Waimate 16 December; broke in running; must complete trial.
THOMAS HAMILTON | Wanganui 16 December; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.
PATENT BROMAC | Wanganui 16 December; late scratching after falling in score up; stood down for 28 days.

Protests

THE SCRUFF | Manawatu 13 December; caused interference; relegated 3rd to 7th.
COMMANDER JEWEL | Forbury Park 14 December; caused interference; relegated 2nd to 7th.
PINOT GRIS | Waimate 16 December; caused interference; relegated 3rd to 11th.

Greyhounds

Trainer/Handler Penalties

Nil

Dog Actions/Penalties

SURF QUAKE | Palmerston North 10 December; turned in boxes; must complete box trial.
ALL FOR ONE | Christchurch 11 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.
NODDY’S MISTRESS | Waikato 13 December; marred; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.