NEWS IN BRIEF | 19 August 2013

posted Aug 18, 2013, 12:43 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Aug 18, 2013, 12:43 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

M Wenn | Matamata 12 August; medical clearance required.

T Wenn | Whangarei 14 August; weighed in light; suspended 16-24 August inclusive.

C Johnson | Oamaru 16 August; careless riding; suspended 24-28 August inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

L Somervell | Matamata 12 August; incorrect gear; fined $50.

P Moseley | Egmont 15 August; incorrect gear; fined $50.

S Marsh | Waikato 17 August; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Penalties/Actions

RUSTY LACE | Whangarei 14 August; late scratching after being unruly during preliminary; must complete barrier trial.

CONG’ER | Whangarei 14 August; cardiac arrhythmia; must complete trial and veterinary clearance including ECG required.

SHOOTOFF | Waikato 17 August; uneven in action; veterinary clearance required.


Protest

KEENTORULE | Whangarei 14 August; rider weighed in light; disqualified from 4th.


General

The Otaki Maori RC meeting at Trentham scheduled for 17 August was abandoned due to the earthquakes felt in the region and the uncertain state of the buildings.


Harness


Driver Penalties

A Sharpe | Franklin 16 August; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

J Reardon | Rangiora 18 August; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

T Chmiel | Rangiora 18 August; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

N Chalmers | Rangiora 18 August; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalties

Nil.


Horse Penalties/Actions

RUNNING BALL | Franklin 16 August; bled; stood down for 30 days and veterinary clearance required.

BROADWAY | Franklin 16 August; scratched as claimer; stood down for 28 days and veterinary clearance required.

HARLEY | Rangiora 18 August; broke in running; must complete trial.

DAPPER REALITY | Rangiora 18 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalty

L Philips | Christchurch 16 August (from Wanganui 12 July); used foul and offensive language; fined $350.


Dog Penalties/Actions

SHEZA WHAT WHAT | Wanganui 14 August; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

MUNCHIN’ KRUNCH | Waikato 15 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

BUSINESS CHIC | Christchurch 16 August; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.