NEWS IN BRIEF | 21 May 2012

posted May 21, 2012, 1:13 PM by Rick Quirk
Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties
M Cameron | Ashburton 15 May; excessive use of whip; fined $200.
D Nolan | Whangarei 16 May; careless riding; suspended 22-28 May inclusive.
R Hutchings | Waikato 19 May; careless riding; suspended 27-31 May inclusive.

Trainer Penalties
Nil.

Horse Actions
WISTERIA LADY | Ashburton 15 May; bled; three month stand down.
SANDFLY | Ashburton 15 May; hock injury; vet cert of fitness required.
POCKET DIARY | Whangarei 16 May; bled; three month stand down.
DRAMA BOY | Whangarei 16 May; cardiac arrhythmia; required to trial and provide vet cert of fitness incl ECG.
BALLY HEIGHTS | Egmont 17 May; late scr fractious in barriers; required to trial satisfactorily.
SPORTAVIAN | Waikato 19 May; fell steeplechase; vet cert of fitness required.
AMADEO | Waikato 19 May; refused to leave barriers; required to trial satisfactorily.
ROCKBURN | Waikato 19 May; bled; three month stand down.
MASTER PLAN | Rangitikei 19 May; bled; three month stand down.
SIR NEIL | Rangitikei 19 May; bled; three month stand down.


Harness

Driver Penalties
B Mangos| NZ Metropolitan 18 May; driving with foot out of sulky footrest; fined $100.
G Telfer | Oamaru 20 May; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

Trainer Penalties
Nil

Protest
SISTER COURAGE | disqualified from 2nd placing; breaking horse regulations.

Horse Penalties/Actions
SAFFRON CASTLETON | Cambridge 17 May; stood down for 14 days; racing manners.
JOSEPH H | Cambridge 17 May; stood down for 14 days; racing manners.
IWI BALDY | Cambridge 17 May; stood down for 14 days; racing manners.
BETTOR BLAZE | Cambridge 17 May; stood down for 14 days; racing manners.
BOLTON EARL | Invercargill 19 May; stood down for 1 satisfactory trial stands; barrier manners.
INFUSION | Invercargill 19 May; stood down for 14 days; racing manners.
CHALDEA | Invercargill 19 May; stood down for 1 satisfactory trial; racing manners.
HIGHVIEW JEWEL | Oamaru 20 May; stood down for 1 satisfactory trial; racing manners.
ANDREW VAN DE KAMP | Oamaru 20 May; stood down for 1 satisfactory trial; racing manners.

Greyhounds

Trainer penalties
M Goodwin | Palmerston North 14 May; weight offence; fined $100.
W Goodwin | Wellington 18 May; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog penalty
KUROHARA | Wanganui 16 May; turned in boxes; required to complete a box trial.