NEWS IN BRIEF | 20 July 2015

posted Jul 19, 2015, 4:02 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jul 19, 2015, 4:02 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

Z Moki | Avondale 17 July; failed to claim down to riding weight; fined $200.

S Wynne | Oamaru 19 July; careless riding; suspended 20-25 July inclusive and fined $400.

D Prastiyou | Oamaru 19 July; careless riding; suspended 20 July - 1 August inclusive.


Horse Actions/Penalties

BACHATA | Tauranga 15 July; lame right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

NANCYLEE | Avondale 17 July; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

GRANT’S GIRL | Avondale 17 July; severed tendon; veterinary clearance required.


General

The Waikato RC meeting of 18 July was abandoned after Race 3 due to poor visibility.

The Taranaki Racing Inc meeting scheduled for 18 July was abandoned due to a waterlogged track.


Harness


Driver Penalties

G Smith | Rangiora Trials 13 July; improper use of whip; fined $200.

I Cameron | Rangiora 28 June (heard NZ Metropolitan 16 July); careless driving; suspended 20-31 July inclusive.

L McCormick | NZ Metropolitan 16 July; careless driving; suspended 20-31 July inclusive.

S Golding | Ashburton 19 July; drove with sulky out of foot rest; fined $100.


Trainer Penalties

B Gray | NZ Metropolitan 16 July; colour fee; fined $25.

J & J Dickie | Franklin 17 July; incorrect gear; fined $100.

N Chilcott | Franklin 17 July; colour fee; fined $25.

P & V Blanchard | Franklin 17 July; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

VANISHING | Franklin 17 July; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.

BILLY KLONDIKE | Forbury Park 17 July; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

JANICES CULLEN | Ashburton 19 July; broke at start; must complete mobile start trial.


Protest

ACOUGARZSUN | Franklin 17 July; lapped on; relegated from 2nd to 3rd.


Greyhounds


Handler/Trainer Penalty

A Speight | Palmerston North 13 July; late to kennel runner; fined $100.


Dog Action/Penalty

BADUZZI | Christchurch 17 July; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.