NEWS IN BRIEF | 18 July 2016

posted Jul 17, 2016, 3:05 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jul 18, 2016, 2:41 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

R Hannam | Stratford 14 July; careless riding (2 charges); suspended 17 July - 17 August inclusive.

K McCulloch | Avondale 15 July; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 16 July).

S Weatherley | Avondale 15 July; careless riding; suspended 21-27 July inclusive.

G Jogoo | Oamaru 17 July; medical clearance required.

S Muniandy | Oamaru 17 July; medical clearance required.

A Chan | Oamaru 17 July; careless riding; suspended 23 July - 4 August inclusive.

D Bothamley | Oamaru 17 July; failed to make weight; fined $100.


Trainer Penalty

M Hamilton | Non raceday dated 11 July; misconduct (2 charges); fined $1,000 ($500 suspended until 31 December 2017) and costs of $350 to JCA.


Horse Actions/Penalties

CAN YOU HEAR ME | Avondale 15 July; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

SO TRUE | Avondale 15 July; very slow to leave barriers; must complete barrier trial.

BANNOCKBURN | Wellington 16 July; lame following race; veterinary clearance required.

FIVE KINGS | Oamaru 17 July; stood in barriers and lost all chance; must complete barrier trial.


Harness


Driver Penalties

W Fausett | Non raceday dated 11 July; placed bets on a runner he drove; fined $1,400.

G Turner | NZ Metropolitan 15 July; excessive use of whip; fined $300.


Trainer Penalties

R Hanson | Forbury Park 14 July; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $200.

D & C Butt | Rangiora 19 June (heard NZ Metropolitan 15 July); failed to affix bandage so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

C & J De Filippi | NZ Metropolitan 15 July; incorrect gear; fined $100.

J Reardon | Ashburton 17 July; late to notify gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

BONO HEST | Forbury Park 14 July; late scratching after bolting in preliminary; veterinary clearance required.

BEVAN’S CULLEN | Auckland 15 July; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.

JUDYS MCARDLE | Ashburton 17 July; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

LI NA | Ashburton 17 July; respiratory infection; veterinary clearance required.


Protest

PYRAMID MAGIC | Forbury Park 14 July; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 3rd.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalty

G Hunt | Waikato 14 July; weight offence; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

HAZEL AND GRANNY | Wanganui 13 July; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

HOMEBUSH TIARE | Wanganui 15 July; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

EDIE MAY | Christchurch 15 July; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.