NEWS IN BRIEF | 17 June 2013

posted Jun 16, 2013, 3:40 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jun 16, 2013, 4:13 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

D Turner | Waverley 10 June; failed to make weight; fined $400.

P Turner | Whangarei 12 June; careless riding; suspended 16-22 June inclusive.

O Bosson | Whangarei 12 June; careless riding; suspended 19-26 June inclusive.

M McNab | Whangarei 12 June; failed to make weight; fined $350.

B Lammas | Wanganui 13 June; failed to make weight; fined $300.

M McNab | Auckland 15 June; careless riding; suspended 20-29 June inclusive.

M Mitchell | Manawatu 15 June; celebratory gesture before winning post; fined $100.


Trainer Penalty

K Duncan | Wanganui 13 June; presented horse with leather reins; fined $50.


Horse Penalties/ Actions

BENGHAAZI BURNER | Whangarei 12 June; late scratching after escaping riderless at barriers; must complete barrier trial.

I’M MAVERIC | South Canterbury 14 June; bled; stood down for 3 months.

RUSTY DEVIL | Auckland 15 June; cardiac arrhythmia; must complete trial and provide clear ECG.

LIVING THE DREAM | Auckland 15 June; cardiac arrhythmia; must complete trial and provide clear ECG.


General

The Auckland races on 15 June were abandoned after Race 7 due to an unsafe track.


Harness


Driver Penalties

G Bull | Rangiora 7 April (heard 23 May); breached betting Rules, provided false information to Stewards and failed to drive horse on its merits; disqualified for 14 months and costs of $350 to JCA.

T Mitchell | Auckland 14 June (from Auckland 7 June); excessive use of whip; fined $275.

Z Butcher | Auckland 14 June; careless driving; suspended 15-21 June inclusive.

A Herlihy | Auckland 14 June; excessive use of whip; fined $275.

S Lawson | Auckland 14 June; careless driving; fined $300.

A Clark | NZ Metropolitan 14 June; excessive use of whip; fined $250.

A Armour | Oamaru 16 June; medical clearance required.

C Kennett | Oamaru 16 June; medical clearance required.

C Harrison | Oamaru 16 June; drove with chin strap unfastened; fined $200.

D Dunn | Oamaru 16 June; presented horse late to track; fined $75.

R Todd | Oamaru 16 June; came to mobile out of position causing false start; fined $150.
S Phelan | Manawatu 17 May (heard 7 June); failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; fined $750 and costs of $250 to JCA.

Trainer Penalties

G Smith | Oamaru 16 June; presented horse late to track; fined $100.

M Cations | Oamaru 16 June; unwarranted sulky; fined $100.


Horse Penalties/Actions

MARJORY WINIFRED | Forbury Park 13 June; lame left fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

THOMAS MCBRIDE | Auckland 14 June; unsatisfactory performance; veterinary clearance required.

GLENFERRIE SUNRISE | Oamaru 16 June; broke in running; must complete trial.

LAST LOVE | Oamaru 16 June; broke in running; must complete trial.

SPIN DOCTOR | Oamaru 16 June; broke in running; must complete trial.


Protests

ITSNOWORNEVER | Auckland 14 June; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

PRECIOUS ROSE | Auckland 14 June; caused interference; relegated from 4th - 9th.

TWENTYTEN | NZ Metropolitan 14 June; excessive galloping in home straight; relegated from 4th - 5th.

REBMA | NZ Metropolitan 14 June; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 3rd.

DANNY COOL | Oamaru 16 June; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 2nd.

FREEFALL | Oamaru 16 June; denied fair start; declared a non-runner.


Greyhounds


Dog penalties

TENKAY DOWN | Wanganui 12 June; eased but found to have injury; must complete satisfactory trial.

VIVA VANE | Auckland 16 June; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.