NEWS IN BRIEF | 18 August 2014

posted Aug 17, 2014, 1:31 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Aug 17, 2014, 1:33 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

O Bosson | Whangarei 13 August; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 15 August).

T Direen | Oamaru 14 August; careless riding; suspended 15-29 August inclusive.

T Wenn | Avondale 15 August; medical clearance required.

U Holmquist | Avondale 15 August; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 16 August).

R Smyth | Waikato 16 August; careless riding; suspended 17-28 August inclusive.

K Leung | Wanganui 17 August; failed to ride mount to line; fined $150.

A Taylor |Wanganui 17 August; medical clearance required.

M McNelis | Wanganui 17 August; medical clearance required.

K Peterson | Wanganui 17 August; medical clearance required.

C Studd | Wanganui 17 August; medical clearance required.

M Cropp | Wanganui 17 August; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalty

M Murdoch | Waikato 16 August; late declaration of rider; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

DOUBLE BLUE | Oamaru 14 August; bled; stood down for 3 months.

MAL D’MOUR | Oamaru 14 August; late scratching after refusing to load; must complete barrier trial.

SPIN DOCTOR | Waikato 16 August; cardiac arrhythmia; must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.

JUST COLLIE | Wanganui 17 August; refused to jump and took no part; must complete trial.


Harness


Driver Penalty

R Reekie | Forbury Park 14 August; failed to secure chin strap; fined $100.


Trainer Penalty

N McGrath | Rangiora 17 August; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Penalties

LAST MAN OUT | Franklin 15 August; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.

QUEEN MARY | Rangiora 17 August; broke and refused to settle; must complete 2 trials.

BOOM GATE | Rangiora 17 August; late scratching with injury; veterinary clearance required.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

C Weir | Christchurch 14 August; late to kennel dog; fined $50.

J Dunn | Christchurch 15 August; breach of dress code; fined $50.

J McInerney | Christchurch 15 August; weight offence; fined $100.

J Black | Auckland 17 August; failed to catch dog as arranged; fined $50.

A Lawrence | Auckland 17 August; failed to arrange catcher; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

WHEELIE HONEST | Wanganui 13 August; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

THRILLING MARVIN | Auckland 17 August; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.