NEWS IN BRIEF | 20 February 2017

posted Feb 19, 2017, 1:19 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Feb 19, 2017, 1:19 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

J Lowry | Canterbury 16 February; careless riding; suspended 19 February - 9 March inclusive.

M Hills | Wanganui 17 February; failed to ride mount to finish; fined $250.

H Marzuki | Auckland 18 February; careless riding; suspended 26 February - 17 March inclusive.

D Turner | Taranaki 18 February; careless riding; suspended 19 February - 2 March inclusive.

L Hemi | Southland 18 February; careless riding; suspended 19-26 February inclusive.

R Cuneen | Southland 18 February; careless riding; suspended 19 February - 9 March inclusive.

C Lammas | Poverty Bay 19 February; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

R Elliot | Poverty Bay 19 February; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

S Weatherley | Poverty Bay 19 February; medical clearance required.

R Hutchings | Poverty Bay 19 February; medical clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

S Dickson | Manawatu 15 December (decision dated 11 February); misconduct; fined $850.

N Munro | Waikouaiti 14 February; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

M Johnson | Waikato 5 February (heard Waikato 16 February); excessive use of whip; fined $300.

M Johnson | Waikato 16 February; excessive use of whip; suspended 17 February - 5 March inclusive.

J Cox | NZ Metropolitan 10 February (heard NZ Metropolitan 17 February); excessive use of whip; suspended 20-26 February inclusive.

C Ford | Geraldine 19 February; breach of push out rule; suspended 20 February - 5 March inclusive.

G Smith | Geraldine 19 February; late to arrive on course; fined $100.

R Holmes | Geraldine 19 February; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

G Crawford | Gore 19 February; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

S Walkinshaw | Gore 19 February; excessive use of whip; fined $300.


Trainer Penalties

S Dickson | Waikato 16 February; colour fee; fined $25.

N McGrath | NZ Metropolitan 17 February; incorrect saddlecloths; fined $100.

B Gray | Gore 19 February; colour fee; fined $25.


Horse Actions/Penalties

HALL OF FAME | NZ Metropolitan 17 February; suspected roarer; veterinary clearance including scope required.

SOLENTO | Gore 19 February; broke in running; must complete trial.

STUNNIN VC | Gore 19 February; broke in score up; must complete mobile start trial.


Greyhounds


Dog Penalties

CHEVY DEVIL | Wanganui 15 February; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

UNAWARES | Waikato 16 February; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.