NEWS IN BRIEF | 17 September 2012

posted Sep 16, 2012, 1:49 AM by Rick Quirk
Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties/Actions
D Johnson | Taupo 10 September; medical clearance required.
M McNab | Taupo 10 September; unable to make weight; fined $200.
M Dravitski | Woodville 11 September; careless riding; suspended 16-20 September inclusive.
C Dell | Waikato 12 September; careless riding; suspended 13-20 September inclusive.

Trainer Penalties
G Brick | Taupo 10 September; incorrect gear; fined $50.
C Ormsby | Taupo 10 September; incorrect gear; fined $50.
L Latta | Canterbury 14 September; incorrect gear; fined $50.

Horse Actions
VERONICA | Taupo 10 September; declared a non-runner after gate slow to open.
MACKADOO | Marton 15 September; lame right foreleg; veterinary clearance required.

Harness

Driver Penalties/Actions
T Ward | NZ Metropolitan 13 September; medical clearance required.
J Abernethy | Auckland 14 September; medical clearance required.

Trainer Penalties
G&P Court | NZ Metropolitan 13 September; incorrect gear; fined $100.
C Dalgety | Oamaru 16 September; incorrect gear; fined $100.

Horse Penalties/Actions
LITE G N T | Auckland 14 September; unsatisfactory performance; stood down for 14 days.
MIKES GOODBOY | Auckland 14 September; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.
JACCKA JUSTY | Oamaru 16 September; respiratory ailment; veterinary clearance required together with endoscopic report.

Protest
TRADE ME NOW | Oamaru 16 September; lapped on; relegated from 4th to 5th.

General
The Forbury Park meeting of 14 September was abandoned due to lack of entries.

Greyhounds

Trainer penalty
J Lane & R Wales | Otago 11 September; weight offence; fined $100.

Dog penalties
OPAWA MOHAWK | Otago 11 September; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.
MOTOR MOUTH | Wanganui 12 September; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.
RAKAIA FLYER | Christchurch 14 September; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

General
The Auckland GRC meeting of 16 September was abandoned due to the state of the track.