NEWS IN BRIEF | 19 May 2014

posted May 18, 2014, 1:12 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated May 18, 2014, 1:13 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

L Maggorian | Tauranga 12 May; excessive use of whip; fined $150.

M Dee | Te Aroha 14 May; excessive use of whip; fined $275.

N Quinn | Woodville 15 May; excessive use of whip; fined $175.

T Russell | Woodville 15 May; medical clearance required.

V Johnston | Woodville 15 May; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 17 May).

W Cafferty | Waikato 17 May; excessive use of whip; fined $250.

B Hutton | Waikato 17 May; medical clearance required.

S Doyle | Rangitikei 17 May; medical clearance required.

K Chiong | Rangitikei 17 May; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

R Hannam | Rangitikei 17 May; excessive use of whip; fined $250.


Trainer Penalties

G Old | Tauranga 12 May; incorrect gear; fined $50.

D Jeffcoat | Te Aroha 14 May; incorrect gear; fined $50.

M Brosnan | Te Aroha 14 May; incorrect gear; fined $50.

T & M Stokes | South Canterbury 16 May; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

WONDERLAND | Waikato 17 May; refused to leave barriers; must complete barrier trial.

HEDGE FUND | Rangitikei 17 May; bled; stood down for 3 months.


Protest

LOOKHEREPAL | Rangitikei 17 May; denied a fair start; declared a non-runner.


Harness


Trainer Penalties

R Dunn | Waikato 15 May; colour fee; fined $25.

T Hall | Waikato 15 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.

S Doody | Manawatu 16 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.

E Phelan | Manawatu 16 May; colour fee; fined $25.

J & J Dickie | NZ Metropolitan 16 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.

R Reekie | NZ Metropolitan; 16 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

KATE DE GOLDIE | NZ Metropolitan 16 May; unwell after race; veterinary clearance required.

KATIE KASH | NZ Metropolitan 16 May; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

LOTTA BETS | Manawatu 18 May; unsatisfactory performance; stood down for 14 days.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

A McCook | Christchurch 13 May; failed to catch dog as arranged; fined $50.

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

J McInerney | Christchurch 15 May; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

R Blackburn | Christchurch 15 May; failed to catch dog; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

SMASH MAGIC | Otago 13 May; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

GOLDSTAR BRIDIE | Otago 13 May; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.