NEWS IN BRIEF | 1 June 2015

posted May 31, 2015, 8:21 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated May 31, 2015, 8:22 PM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

R Cole | Te Aroha 27 May; medical clearance required.

G Cooksley | Te Aroha 27 May; careless riding; suspended 2-10 June inclusive.

B Hutton | Te Aroha 27 May; unnecessary use of whip; fined $300.

O Bosson | Te Aroha 27 May (heard Auckland 30 May); failed to make weight; fined $400.

V Colgan | Auckland 30 May; excessive use of whip; suspended 7-13 June inclusive.

B Jones | Auckland 30 May; failed to make weight; fined $200.

J Oliver | Wanganui 30 May; careless riding; suspended 7-17 June inclusive.

J Parkes | Wanganui 30 May; excessive use of whip; fined $500.


Trainer Penalty

M Hamilton | Otago 31 May; neglectful in saddling; fined $850.


Horse Action/Penalty

RED RIPPER | Canterbury 29 May; bled; stood down for 3 months.


Protest

PAW PATROL | Otago 31 May; rider weighed in light; disqualified from 1st.


Harness


Driver Penalties

J Stormont | Ashburton 30 May; careless driving; suspended 31 May - 14 June inclusive.

K Gath | Ashburton 30 May; excessive use of whip; fined $400.

A Lowe | Ashburton 31 May; failed to return horse to proper gait; fined $400.

J Geddes | Ashburton 31 May; careless driving; fined $350.


Trainer Penalties

J Abernethy | Waikato 28 May; applied gear that failed to activate; fined $100.

N Meredith | Waikato 28 May; colour fee; fined $25.

J Harrington | Forbury Park 29 May; colour fee; fined $25.

B Towers | Non raceday dated 15 May; presented runners with prohibited substance; fined $4,000.

R Todd | Ashburton 31 May; colour fee; fined $25.


Horse Actions/Penalties

HI GUN | Forbury Park 29 May; respiratory infection; veterinary clearance required.

CONON BRIDGE | Ashburton 30 May; respiratory infection; veterinary clearance required.

QUICK AS A TRICK | Ashburton 30 May; broke in running; must complete trial.


Protests

MADAM SPRINGFIELD | Waikato 28 May; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

SOUTH COASTER | Forbury Park 29 May; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

RIGHTEOUS ROYALE | Hawera 4 April; raced with prohibited substance; disqualified from 1st.

RIGHTEOUS ROYALE | Wairarapa 16 April; raced with prohibited substance; disqualified from 1st.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

B Craik | Auckland 8 February (decision dated 5 May); presented incorrect dogs for kenneling; fined $475 and costs of $350.

C Roberts | Christchurch 7 May (heard 31 May}; presented incorrect dog for kenneling; fined $850.


Dog Penalties

TIMMY TRUMPET | Palmerston North 25 May; failed to pursue the lure but found to have a serious injury; must complete trial.

RUBBED OUT | Waikato 29 May; turned in boxes; must complete trial.