NEWS IN BRIEF | 1 December 2014

posted Nov 30, 2014, 12:50 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Nov 30, 2014, 12:52 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

S Spratt | Te Aroha 26 November; careless riding; suspended 4-11 December inclusive.

C Lammas | Te Aroha 26 November; medical clearance required.

D Walsh | Winton 28 November; medical clearance required.

R Myers | Wanganui 29 November; careless riding; suspended 7-12 December inclusive.

J Parkes | Wanganui 29 November; excessive use of whip; fined $500.


Trainer Penalties

W Carter | Waipa 27 November; incorrect gear; fined $50.

T & M Cruz | Auckland 29 November; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

CLAREVILLE FLIGHT | Te Aroha 26 November; late scratching after being fractious in barrier; must complete barrier trial.

MIZ OLDFIELDS ROAD | Waipa 27 November; late scratching after becoming cast in barrier; must complete barrier trial.

KATIE’S DIAMOND | Winton 28 November; very slow to begin; must complete barrier trial.

TAPPY’S BEST | Winton 28 November; late scratching after escaping and crashing through a gate on way to start; must parade to start in official jump out.

APACHE FIREWORKS | Auckland 29 November; lame left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

I’MA COLUMBIAN | Wanganui 29 November; sore left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

VUI | Wanganui 29 November; lame right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

BALLYBIT | Wanganui 29 November; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required and must complete trial.

HELL RAISER | Otago 30 November; late scratching after refusing to load; must complete barrier trial.


Protest

ROHAISE | Wanganui 29 November; caused interference; relegated from 3rd to 4th.


General

The Levin RC meeting of 28 November was abandoned after Race 3 due to an unsafe track.


Harness


Driver Penalties

G Neill | Manawatu 25 November; incorrect gear; fined $100.

D Jones | Manawatu 25 November; incorrect gear; fined $100.

M Edmonds | Banks Peninsula 23 November (heard 28 November); improper use of whip; suspended 29 November - 7 December inclusive.

R Brosnan | Auckland 28 November; allowed sulky to protrude inside markers; fined $200.

R Reekie | NZ Metropolitan 28 November; careless driving; fined $250.

M Williamson | NZ Metropolitan 28 November; failed to arrive on course by prescribed time; fined $100.

T Williams | Geraldine 29 November; careless driving; fined $350.

B Norman | Invercargill 30 November; improper use of whip; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

D Mann | Auckland 28 November; incorrect gear; fined $100.

B Purdon | Auckland 28 November; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Penalties

CHACHINGCHACHING | Auckland 28 November; respiratory infection; veterinary clearance required.

FRANCO NEESON | NZ Metropolitan 28 November; fell in running; must complete trial.

CAPTAIN PEACOCK | Geraldine 29 November; lame near front leg; veterinary clearance required.

BAD LOVER BOY | Invercargill 30 November; abrasions after fall; veterinary clearance required.

JABALI | Invercargill 30 November; fell in running and suffered abrasions; must complete mobile trial and veterinary clearance required.


Protest

KAWARAU SPUR | Auckland 28 November; ran inside markers home turn; disqualified from 5th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

M Black | Waikato 27 November; failed to catch runner; fined $50.

M Flipp | Christchurch 27 November; late to kennel runner; fined $50.


Dog Penalty

NASTY BIZO BOI | Wanganui 26 November; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.