NEWS IN BRIEF | 18 November 2013

posted Nov 17, 2013, 1:30 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Nov 17, 2013, 1:31 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

M Hills | Avondale 11 November; careless riding; suspended 17-24 November inclusive.

P Turner | Avondale 11 November; careless riding; suspended 13-21 November inclusive.

C Johnson | Canterbury 13 November; careless riding; suspended 17-22 November inclusive and fined $750.

J Bates | Ashburton 19 October (heard 3 November); improper use of whip; fined $400.

R Hutchings | Tauranga 16 November; failed to make weight; fined $200.

C Johnson | Canterbury 16 November; careless riding; suspended 24 November - 6 December inclusive.

J Bates | Canterbury 16 November; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

B Lammas | Canterbury 16 November; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalties

D Lang | Avondale 11 November; incorrect gear; fined $50.

J & K Parsons | Canterbury 13 November; presented runner late to enclosure; fined $50.

M Pitman | Canterbury 13 November; presented runner late to enclosure; fined $50.


Horse Penalties/Actions

SOUTHERN SECRET | Manawatu 12 November; lame near fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

LADYBIRD BLUE | Canterbury 13 November; laceration to left hind coronet band; veterinary clearance required.

ZAH GIRL | Canterbury 13 November; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

WARZONE | Dargaville 15 November; late scratching after rearing in barrier; must complete barrier trial.

BELLAZEEL | Tauranga 16 November; respiratory infection; veterinary clearance required.

INIS ROSE | Tauranga 16 November; respiratory complaint; veterinary clearance required.

MISSCATTLECREEK | Canterbury 16 November; lame near foreleg; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

A Butt | NZ Metropolitan 12 November; forced another runner over pylons; fined $450.

K Cameron | Ashburton 14 November; careless driving; suspended 16-29 November inclusive.

J Dunn | NZ Metropolitan 15 November; half carted; fined $150.

L Panella | NZ Metropolitan 15 November; excessive use of whip; fined $400.

S Abernethy | Kumeu 15 November; careless driving; fined $250.

S Hunt | Kumeu 15 November; attempted to check out without a safety vest; fined $250.

G Robb | Morrinsville 17 November; failed to score up and maintain position at start; suspended 17-22 November inclusive and fined $100.

T Hall | Morrinsville 17 November; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

D Dunn | Wyndham 17 November; careless driving; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

M Purdon & N Rasmussen | NZ Metropolitan 12 November; incorrect gear; fined $100.

M Smolenski | Ashburton 14 November (from Rangiora 7 November); incorrect gear; fined $100.

K Townley | Ashburton 14 November; colour fee; fined $25.


Horse Penalties/Actions

CYCLONE U BOLT | NZ Metropolitan 12 November; eye discharge; veterinary clearance required.

SUAVE STUEY LOMBO | NZ Metropolitan 12 November; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

PARADISE SPUR | Ashburton 14 November; unsatisfactory barrier manners; must complete standing start trial.

HARLEY | Ashburton 14 November; unsatisfactory barrier manners; must complete standing start trial.

IS THIS LOVE | Ashburton 14 November; broke in running; must complete trial.

A CHRISTIAN ACT | Ashburton 14 November; fractured off front pastern; veterinary clearance required.

BETTOR FELLA | NZ Metropolitan 15 November; tied up; veterinary clearance required.

FLYIN RYAN | NZ Metropolitan 15 November; slight bow to tendon; veterinary clearance required.

TARTAN TRILOGY | Wyndham 17 November; aortic or pulmonary valve incompetence; veterinary clearance required.

CARTER JAY | Wyndham 17 November; unsatisfactory manners causing fall; must complete trial.

MACH VARNO | Wyndham 17 November; unsatisfactory manners causing fall; must complete 2 trials.


Protests

CYAMACH | NZ Metropolitan 12 November; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 3rd.

SHANTAHLIA KNIGHT | Ashburton 14 November; caused interference; relegated from 4th to 15th.

DIXIE COMMANDO | NZ Metropolitan 15 November; excessive galloping in running; disqualified from 5th.

BET’S SUN | Wyndham 17 November; excessive galloping in running; disqualified from 4th.

DEATHBEFOREDISHONOUR | Wyndham 17 November; lapped on; relegated from 3rd to 4th.