News in Brief | 21 March 2012

posted Mar 20, 2012, 4:34 PM by RIU Information   [ updated Mar 20, 2012, 4:40 PM ]
THOROUGHBRED  

Rider Penalties  
N Collett | Waipa 13 March; careless riding; suspended 18-22 March inclusive.  
David Nolan | Woodville 15 March; careless riding; suspended 16-21 March inclusive.  
A Collett | Ashburton 16 March; careless riding; suspended 20-23 March inclusive.  
J Bullard | Ashburton 16 March; careless riding; suspended 19-24 March inclusive.  
S Spratt | Wellington 17 March; careless riding; suspended 25-29 March inclusive.
J McDonald | Wellington 17 March; careless riding; suspended 25-30 March inclusive.
N Harris | Wellington 17 March; careless riding; suspended 20-28 March inclusive.

Trainer Penalties
J Nicholson | Waipa 13 March; late declaration of rider; fined $50
S Clotworthy | Waikato 17 March; late declaration of rider; fined $50

Horse Actions
ROBBEN ISLAND | Waipa 13 March; cardiac arrhythmia; required to trial and provide vet cert of fitness incl ECG.
BELLA DANIELA | Matamata 14 March; bled; three month stand down.
EGO | Wellington 17 March; racing manners; required to trial.
EVASIVE TRACY | Wellington 17 March; barrier manners; required to trial.
ITS MY CALL | Wellington 17 March; racing manners; required to trial.
COURT IN THE PARK | Wellington 17 March; vet cert of fitness required.
MIZ SINATRA | Rotorua 19 March; heart irregularity; vet cert of fitness incl ECG required.


HARNESS 

Driver Penalties
L Neal | Auckland 16 March; careless driving; fined $300.
D Butcher | adjourned from Manawatu 15 March; careless driving; fined $200.
M Pash | Akaroa 18 March; breach of push out rule; fined $200.

Trainer Penalties
G Neill | Manawatu 15 March; faulty gear; fined $200.
B Purdon | Auckland 16 March; gear come adrift; fined $250.
B Purdon | Auckland 16 March; incorrect gear; fined $125.
R Dunn | Auckland 16 March; left horse with other trainer in excess of 12 weeks; fined $100.
S Doody | Manawatu 18 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.

Protests
ZIMPLE | Auckland 16 March; relegated from 1st to 3rd; causing interference.
NOTVERYCHRISTIANLIKE | Auckland 16 March; disqualified from 4th; racing inside pylons.
THE AGENT | Winton 17 March; disqualified from 5th; broke excessively.

Horse Penalties/Actions
CEE UIN LA | Manawatu 15 March; stood down for 28 days and veterinary clearance; claimer scratched.
ANDREW VAN DE KEMP | NZ Metropolitan 16 March; stood down for 1 trial; racing manners.
WILLIE SHINE | NZ Metropolitan 16 March; stood down for 1 trial; racing manners.
EAGLEHURST | NZ Metropolitan 16 March; veterinary clearance required.
KOTARE MAHAL | NZ Metropolitan 16 March; veterinary clearance required; foot ailment.
PERIGO | Auckland 16 March; stood down for 28 days and veterinary clearance; claimer scratched.
NO COURAGE RUSSELL | Winton 17 March; veterinary clearance required; suspensory off hind leg.
EDDIE BOY | Winton 17 March; stood down for 28 days and 2 trials/veterinary clearance; fell.
SHEZATERROR | Winton 17 March; stood down for 28 days and 2 trials/veterinary clearance; fell.
CURRAGH ABBEY | Winton 17 March; stood down for 1 trial; racing manners.
ABOVE ALL ELSE | Akaroa 18 March; stood down for 1 trial; racing manners.
MONKS GAL | Akaroa 18 March; stood down for 14 days; racing manners.
CEJKA | Akaroa 18 March; veterinary clearance required; laceration on leg.
ARMBRO STARLET | Akaroa 18 March; stood down for 1 trial; racing manners.
GOT THE NOD | Akaroa 18 March; veterinary clearance required; lame near fore leg.

GREYHOUNDS    

Trainer/Handler Penalties
C Weir | Christchurch 15 March; failing to ensure catcher was present; fined $50.
A McCook/J Jopson | Christchurch 16 March; weight offence; fined $100.

Dog Penalty
HIT DA NOS | Tokoroa 18 March; marring; stood down for 28 days and must trial.