NEWS IN BRIEF | 18 February 2013

posted Feb 17, 2013, 12:01 AM by Rick Quirk
Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties
M McNab | Waipa 11 February; medical clearance required.
R Norvall | Waipa 11 February; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 13 February).
L Innes | Auckland 13 February; careless riding; suspended 18-27 February inclusive.
M Dee | Wairoa 14 February; careless riding; suspended 18-23 February inclusive.
D Turner | Wairoa 14 February; medical clearance required.
C Lammas | Wairoa 14 February; medical clearance required.
D Johnson | Taranaki 16 February; careless riding; suspended 24 February - 6 March inclusive.
L Innes | Auckland 17 February; careless riding; suspended 28 February - 6 March inclusive.
O Bosson | Auckland 17 February; careless riding; suspended 21-25 February inclusive.

Horse Penalties/Actions
KATRIFFIC | Canterbury 13 February; bled; stood down for 3 months.
PUZZLED | Canterbury 13 February; slow recovery rate; veterinary clearance including endoscopic examination required.
LIDIACO | Canterbury 13 February; pastern injury; veterinary clearance required.
KATIE JAY | Canterbury 13 February; irregular breathing; veterinary clearance including endoscopic examination required.
SATISFACTION | Canterbury 13 February; lame left front leg; veterinary clearance required.
SON OF CIVICS | Auckland 13 February; lame near fore leg; veterinary clearance required.
GO JOELI | Auckland 13 February; late scratching after being fractious in barrier; must complete barrier trial.
INTERCITY GIRL | Wairoa 14 February; late scratching after refusing to go to start; must complete trial.
CHERYL MOANA MARIE | Wairoa 14 February; late scratching after rearing in barrier; must complete trial.
SHORT OF CENTS | Wairoa 14 February; ruptured tendon left fore leg; veterinary clearance required.
SHEISWHATSHEIS | Southland 16 February; bled in trackwork during week; stood down for 3 months.
AGOSTINI | Wairoa 17 February; late scratching after refusing to go to start; must complete trial.

Harness

Trainer Penalties
C Dalgety | NZ Metropolitan 14 February; colour fee; fined $25.
D Reardon | NZ Metropolitan 14 February; unwarranted sulky; fined $100.
S Reid | Auckland 16 February; colour fee; fined $25.
R Green | Auckland 16 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.
B Purdon | Auckland 16 February; colour fee; fined $25.
D Balle | Auckland 16 February; late scratching without reason; fined $200.
S Gibbons | Auckland 16 February; unwarranted sulky; fined $100.
P & L Jones | Banks Peninsula 16 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.

Horse Penalties/Actions
MIDNIGHT MUSIC | Invercargill 12 February; broke in running; must complete trial.
PRICE OF FAME | NZ Metropolitan 14 February; late scratching on advice of Veterinary Surgeon; veterinary clearance required.
FRANCO HARRISON | NZ Metropolitan 14 February; lame off front leg; veterinary clearance required.
SUNDAISY | Auckland 16 February; broke start; stood down for 14 days.
IMAJOLLYWALLY | Auckland 16 February; abnormal breathing noises; veterinary clearance required.
WINGED WARRIOR | Banks Peninsula 16 February; broke at start; must complete trial from mobile.
ALLURA | Banks Peninsula 16 February; broke in running; must complete trial.

Protests
CONTINENTAL BOY | Invercargill 12 February; lapped on; relegated from 2nd to 3rd.
SHELL SEEKER | NZ Metropolitan 14 February; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.
POCKET SALLI | Invercargill 17 February; caused interference; relegated from 3rd to 12th.

Greyhounds

Dog Actions/Penalties
TAPU BOY | Waikato 14 February; failed to pursue the lure but found to have serious injury; must complete trial.
THIRD TIME LUCKY | Christchurch 15 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.
TEPIRITA RUBY | Christchurch 15 February; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.
PHAT PANTS | Christchurch 15 February; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.
PINDARI | Christchurch 15 February; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.