NEWS IN BRIEF | 1 April 2013

posted Mar 30, 2013, 9:13 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Mar 30, 2013, 9:17 PM ]
Thoroughbred
 

Rider Penalties

A Collett | Wanganui 28 March; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 30 March).

M Dee | Wanganui 28 March; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 30 March).

C Johnson | Riverton 30 March; allowed himself to be engaged for two mounts in same race; fined $250.

D Prastiyou | Riverton 30 March; celebratory gesture prior to winning post; fined $100.

K Chiong | Auckland 30 March; careless riding; suspended 5-12 April inclusive.

 
Horse Penalties/Actions

DEE I WHY | Matamata 25 March; cardiac arrhythmia; must complete trial and provide veterinary clearance together with ECG.

TOM DOOLEY | Riverton 30 March; hung during running; must complete trial.

STORM URU | Riverton 30 March; lame right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.
 
Protest

NAVIGATOR | Riverton 30 March; impeded by barrier attendant as gates opened; declared a non-runner.


Harness
 

Driver Penalties

M McKendry | Hawera 30 March; started in incorrect barrier position; fined $150.

Z Butcher | Hawera 30 March; started in incorrect barrier position; fined $150.

M Stratford | NZ Metropolitan 30 March; failed to activate removable gear; fined $100.

S McNally | NZ Metropolitan 30 March; careless driving; fined $500.
 

Trainer Penalties

M Gibbs | Hawera 30 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.

D Gale | Hawera 30 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.

I Martyn | Hawera 30 March; colour fee; fined $25.

T Mitchell | Hawera 30 March; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

P & M O’Brien | Hawera 30 March; no saddlecloth number; fined $100.
 
Horse Penalties/Actions

SCOTTY IS FLYIN | Forbury Park 28 March; fell in running; satisfactory trial to be completed and veterinary clearance required.

FORREST HEIGHTS | Forbury Park 28 March; broke in running; must complete trial.

HARRY THE MAORI | Cambridge 28 March; broke at start; stood down for 14 days.

SUNHAVEN PRINCESS | Cambridge 28 March; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.

GRACETOWN | NZ Metropolitan 30 March; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG report required.

SHELL SEEKER | NZ Metropolitan 30 March; broke in running; must complete trial.

MUNDAKA | NZ Metropolitan 30 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.
 

Protest

NO POTATO | Forbury Park; 28 March; excessive galloping in early stages; disqualified from 1st.
 

Greyhounds


Dog Penalty

QUIET SNORT | Otago 26 March; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.