NEWS IN BRIEF | 21 April 2014

posted Apr 19, 2014, 8:57 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Apr 19, 2014, 8:58 PM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

B Grylls | Rotorua 16 April; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 19 April).

C Studd | Rotorua 16 April; careless riding; suspended 18 April - 1 May inclusive.

K Myers | Taranaki 17 April; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 19 April).

M Haruki | Riverton 19 April; careless riding; suspended 22 April - 16 May inclusive (2 charges).

S Wynne | Riverton 19 April; careless riding; suspended 25 April - 1 May inclusive.

J Bates | Riverton 19 April; failed to make weight; fined $100.

D Prastiyou | Riverton 19 April; medical clearance required.

D Skerrett | Riverton 19 April; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalty

J Vance| Counties 14 April; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Harness


Trainer Penalties

P Scaife | Waikato 17 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.

T Vince | Waikato 17 April; failed to affix gear so as not to malfunction; fined $100.

G Small | Waikato 17 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.

S Cornwall | Waikato 17 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.

R Todd | Forbury Park 17 April; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

N McGrath | NZ Metropolitan 19 April; incorrect gear; fined $175.

C Dalgety | NZ Metropolitan 19 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Penalty/Action

NOODLES | Waikato 17 April; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

J & D Fahey | Waikato 17 April; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

T Thornton | Christchurch 17 April; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

THRILLING BUTCHA | Waikato 17 April; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

JINJA RUBY | Christchurch 17 April; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.