NEWS IN BRIEF | 19 October 2015

posted Oct 18, 2015, 2:02 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Oct 18, 2015, 2:02 AM ]


Rider Penalties

T Thornton | Tauranga 23 September (heard Avondale 14 October); careless riding; suspended 18 October - 3 November inclusive.

L Magorrian | Woodville-Pahiatua 15 October; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 16 October).

M McNab | Tauranga 16 October; failed to make weight; fined $275.

Horse Actions/Penalties

BIG DREAMER | Tauranga 16 October; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

BRESHARNY | Tauranga 16 October; late scratching after being fractious and rearing in barriers; must complete barrier trial.

IMA PERFECT GUY | Rotorua 17 October; late scratching after being fractious in enclosure and was unable to be mounted; must complete barrier trial.

MR BARAQ | Rotorua 17 October; atrial fibrillation; must complete trial and veterinary clearance including ECG required.

WATCH YOUR MAN | Otaki-Maori 17 October; ran off on home turn; must complete trial.


Driver Penalties

B Mangos | Auckland 16 October; excessive use of whip; fined $400.

M Hallett | NZ Metropolitan 16 October; careless driving; fined $300.

B Wallace | Wairio 18 October; allowed runner to start from incorrect barrier position; fined $200.

Trainer Penalties

S Doody | Manawatu 15 October; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

D Jones | NZ Metropolitan 16 October; colour fee; fined $25.

D Iremonger | Manawatu 17 October; colour fee; fined $25.

Horse Actions/Penalties

EMMANUEL | Methven 18 October; fell in running; must complete trial.

PACIFIC HILIGHT | Wairio 18 October; bled; stood down for 30 days and veterinary clearance required.


BIM BOM BAY | Manawatu 15 October; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

LIVING GLORY | Methven 18 October; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 2nd.

MONKEY’S WAY | Methven 18 October; excessive galloping in running; disqualified from 2nd.


Handler/Trainer Penalties

C Roberts | Christchurch 16 October; entered runner for two meetings on same day; fined $150.

A Bradshaw | Christchurch 16 October; failed to present papers; fined $50.

Dog Penalties

BIGTIME OCKA | Palmerston North 12 October; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

SEDGEBROOK ASSET | Wanganui 14 October; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

MISS VALLEY INN | Christchurch 16 October; was entered for two meetings on same day; stood down for 28 days.