NEWS IN BRIEF | 18 April 2016

posted Apr 17, 2016, 1:25 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Apr 17, 2016, 1:25 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

D Turner | Hawke’s Bay 16 April; failed to make weight; fined $100.

J Lowry | Canterbury 16 April; failed to make weight; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

SKYWEKA | Hawke’s Bay 16 April; late scratching at barriers on vets advice; veterinary clearance required.

STORM HOME | Canterbury 16 April; bled for 2nd time; ineligible for racing in New Zealand.

DI MONET | Canterbury 16 April; bled; stood down for 3 months.

BIG HOSS | Canterbury 16 April; late scratching after proving fractious in barriers and striking its head; must complete barrier trial.


Harness


Driver Penalties

W Higgs | NZ Metropolitan 13 April; careless driving; fined $400.

J Abernethy | Wairarapa 14 April; driving in a manner likely to cause interference; fined $200.

D Ferguson | Wairarapa 14 April; careless driving; fined $250.

R McIlwrick | Northern Southland 12 March (heard Invercargill 17 April); failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 22 April - 8 May inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

P & M O’Brien | Manawatu 12 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.

B Hutton | NZ Metropolitan 13 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.

G & J Knight | Invercargill 17 April; late to notify gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

EVERLASTING GRACE | Manawatu 12 April; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

SANTANNA MAGIC | Wairarapa 14 April; unsatisfactory performance; stood down for 14 days.

SHEZZA GNP | Rangiora 17 April; broke in running and checked runners; must complete trial.


Protest

SOUTHERN ALPS | Rangiora 17 April; excessive galloping at start; disqualified from 4th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

J & D Fahey | Christchurch 15 April; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

J Lane & R Wales | Christchurch 15 April; failed to arrange a catcher; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

OLLIE BOY | Palmerston North 11 April; failed to pursue the lure (3rd offence); stood down for 12 months and must complete trial.

ALLEGRO DASHER | Wanganui 13 April; marred another runner (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

TELL THE BOYS | Wanganui 15 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.