NEWS IN BRIEF | 19 September 2011

posted Sep 18, 2011, 8:09 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Sep 25, 2011, 2:44 PM by Concussion Testing ]
Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties/Actions
C Ormsby | Sth Canterbury 2 September; left course without permission; Fined $100.
J Collett | Taupo 14 September; Careless Riding 200m causing fall; Suspended 19/9-7/10 inclusive.
S Spratt | Hawke’s Bay 17 September; Careless Riding 900m; Suspended 25-30/9 inclusive.
L Innes | Hawke’s Bay 17 September; Careless Riding 1100m; Suspended 25-30/9 inclusive.
D Stackhouse | Hawke’s Bay 17 September; Failed to make weight IMANI; Fined $400.
K Walters | Canterbury 17 September; Careless Riding final stages; Suspended 23-26/9 incl.
C Johnson | Canterbury 17 September; Careless Riding 800m; Suspended 18-26/9 inclusive.
S Collett | Counties 18 September; Excessive Use of Whip; Fined $150.
O Bosson | Counties 18 September; Failed to make weight CASTLETON KING; Fined $400.

Trainer Penalties
J Bridgman | Canterbury 17 September; Neglect in saddling placing lead bag on incorrect runner resulting in disqualification of CROIX DU SUD from 3rd placing; Fined $850.
R Collett | Counties 18 September; Neglect in saddling with incorrect saddlecloth; Fined $100.
P Duncan | Counties 18 September; Neglect in saddling with incorrect saddlecloth; Fined $150.

Horse Actions
CO STAR | Taupo 14 September; bled; 3 month stand down.
MAA CHUCK | Taupo 14 September; uncompetitive; must trial.
THREE WISHES | Taupo 14 September; barrier manners when late scr; must trial.
LOLLY | Waikato 16 September; barrier manners when late scr; must trial.
CROIX DU SUD | Canterbury 17 September; disqualified from 3rd placing after weighing in light.
ZENNISTA | Hawke’s Bay 17 September; bled; 3 month stand down.
CORDOVA BAY | Canterbury 17 September; breathing irregularity; vet cert required.
MEIGH DIAMONDS | Counties 18 September; uncompetitive; must trial.


Harness

Driver Penalties
S Walkinshaw| NZ Metropolitan TC 13 September; modifying safety vest; Fined $200.
L McCormick | NZ Metropolitan TC 16 September; breach of Push Out Rule/failed to activate earplugs; Suspended 18-29/9 inclusive.
B Williamson | Oamaru HRC 18 September; Unnecessary use of whip; Fined $150.

Trainer Penalties
S Reid | Cambridge - Te Awamutu HRC 15 September; incorrect gear; Fined $200.
R Hughes | Cambridge - Te Awamutu HRC 15 September; incorrect gear; Fined $200.
K Kearns | Auckland TC 16 September; presented horse without number; Fined $200.
R Holmes | NZ Metropolitan TC 16 September; incorrect gear; Fined $200.
C Dalgety | NZ Metropolitan TC 16 September; incorrect gear; Fined $200.
R Needham | Oamaru HRC 18 September; presented horse with shoes in poor condition; Fined $200.
J Gameson | Oamaru HRC 18 September; Late gear notification; Fined $100.


Greyhound

Abandoned races
Wanganui 14 September | Race 1 after lids opened early.
Manukau 18 September | Race 3 after lure broke down.

Dog Penalty
LOOSE GENIUS | Cambridge 15 September; Ordered to undertake Satisfactory Trial under Rule 81.