NEWS IN BRIEF | 20 June 2016

posted Jun 19, 2016, 1:10 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jun 19, 2016, 1:11 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

L Callaway | Non raceday dated 13 June; presented himself to ride at trials with excess alcohol in system; suspended 13 June - 12 July inclusive.

D Danis | Whakatane 15 June; medical clearance required.

N Quinn | Wanganui 16 June; excessive use of whip; suspended 24 June and fined $250.

S Muniandy | South Canterbury 17 June; medical clearance required.

C Studd | Manawatu 18 June; failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 25 June - 8 July inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

K Rae | Whangarei 18 June; incorrect gear; fined $50.

D Logan & C Gibbs | Whangarei 18 June; incorrect gear; fined $50.

S Cole | Whangarei 18 June; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

LA BELLE ETOILE | Whakatane 15 June; cardiac arrhythmia; must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.

TRONIC ROSE | Wanganui 16 June; lame left fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

SKILLS | South Canterbury 17 June; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

B Wilmott | NZ Metropolitan 17 June; failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 18 June - 17 August inclusive and fined $300.

S Murtha | NZ Metropolitan 17 June; drove with foot out of sulky footrest; fined $100.


Trainer Penalties

B Norman | Forbury Park 16 June; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

T Cross | Forbury Park 16 June; colour fee; fined $25.

D Balle | Auckland 17 June; colour fee; fined $25.

A & L Neal | Auckland 17 June; fined $25.


Horse Actions/Penalties

OVERCAST | Forbury Park 16 June; heart irregularity; veterinary clearance required.

MAGICAL MURF | Forbury Park 16 June; tired in final stages; veterinary clearance required.

NELLIE FRANCO | Rangiora 19 June; backed away at start and took no part; must complete standing start trial.


Greyhounds


Dog Penalties

OPAWA WHISPER | Christchurch 14 June; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

SID VALENSKI | Christchurch 17 June; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.