NEWS IN BRIEF | 19 January 2015

posted Jan 17, 2015, 11:24 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jan 17, 2015, 11:25 PM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

S Wynne | Westland 14 January; careless riding; suspended 18-29 January inclusive.

H Tinsley | Wanganui 15 January; careless riding; suspended 18-23 January inclusive and fined $500.

L Cropp | Non raceday inquiry dated 19 December; hindered drug testing proceedings and refused to comply with orders of RIU investigator; disqualified for 3 years and costs $1,200 to JCA.

O Bosson | Matamata 16 January; failed to make weight; fined $200.

B Hutton | Matamata 16 January; careless riding; suspended 22-26 January inclusive.

M Dravitzki | Matamata 16 January; careless riding; suspended 20-25 January inclusive.

D Nolan | Matamata 16 January; careless riding; suspended 24-29 January inclusive.

P Holmes | Matamata 16 January; careless riding; suspended 22-31 January inclusive.

S McKay | Waikato 17 January; careless riding; suspended 22-26 January inclusive.

M Hills | Waikato 17 January; careless riding; suspended 25-28 January inclusive.

R Smyth | Waikato 17 January; unnecessary use of whip; fined $175.


Trainer Penalties

P & J McKay | Matamata 16 January; incorrect gear; fined $50.

G Nicholson | Wellington 17 January; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

ANDRONICUS | Wanganui 15 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete 2 trials.

OPULENT | Matamata 16 January; lame right fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

BECHTOLSHEIMER | Waikato 17 January; bled; stood down for 3 months.

POPPAS DELIGHT | Wellington 17 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

KING KAHUNA | Gore 17 January; lame hind quarters; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

S Abernethy | Kapiti Coast 16 January; failed to report gear malfunction; fined $100.

A Drake | Kapiti Coast 16 January; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

I Schwamm | NZ Metropolitan 16 January; medical clearance required.

G Martin | Kapiti Coast 18 January; careless driving; fined $250.

A Lowe | Oamaru 18 January; failed to take reasonable steps to return runner to proper gait; fined $200.

L McCormick | Oamaru 18 January; excessive use of whip; suspended 19-31 January inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

R Korostchuk | Wyndham 13 January; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $50.

H Hunter | Wyndham 13 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.

W Adams | Wyndham 13 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.

M Salaivao | Kapiti Coast 16 January; late notification of gear; fined $50.

J Abernethy | Kapiti Coast 16 January; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

R Richardson | Kapiti Coast 16 January; colour fee; fined $25.

D Jones | Kapiti Coast 16 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.

C Dalgety | Kapiti Coast 18 January; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

J Abernethy | Kapiti Coast 18 January; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

B Hutton | Oamaru 18 January; colour fee; fined $25.


Horse Penalties

PATCHWORK CLOUD | Wyndham 13 January; broke in running; must complete trial.

DESERT STORM | Kapiti Coast 16 January; broke and took no part; stood down for 14 days.

AUSSIE JACK | Kapiti Coast 18 January; swung sideways and broke at start; stood down for 14 days.

BILLY THE BAD | Kapiti Coast 18 January; refused to score up; stood down for 14 days.

AQUICKONE | Kapiti Coast 18 January; broke and took no part; stood down for 14 days.

JACK BATES | Kapiti Coast 18 January; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.


Greyhounds


Trainer Penalty

K Toomer | Waikato 15 January; weight offence; fined $100.


General

Race 11 at Auckland GRC on 18 January was abandoned after a previously fallen dog ran back towards the field.