NEWS IN BRIEF | 21 November 2011

posted Nov 21, 2011, 10:29 AM by Rick Quirk
Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties/Actions
L Allpress | Poverty Bay 4 November; appeal against careless riding charge was heard in Wellington on Monday 14 November with appeal against charge being dismissed and penalty reduced from a four day suspension to one of three days being 20-24 November inclusive with costs of $600 imposed along with loss of $250 filing fee.
D Lui | Taranaki 18 November; careless riding; suspended 21-26 November inclusive.
R Myers | Taranaki 18 November; careless riding; suspended 26 November - 1 December inclusive.
L Allpress | Counties 19 November; 2 charges of careless riding; suspended 27 November - 8 December inclusive.
B Lammas | Masterton 19 November; careless riding; suspended 27 November - 2 December inclusive.
M Ward | Masterton 19 November; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

Trainer Penalties
G Laursen | JCA Non-raceday hearing Palmerston Nth 15 November; failed to obtain medical clearance as directed prior to resuming riding horses; fined $600 along with costs of $450 imposed.

Horse Actions
Avoca Ruler | Te Aroha 17 November; bled; three month stand down.
Autokeeper | Te Aroha 17 November; late scr at start; vet cert required.
Spring Fever | Te Aroha 17 November; refused to load; required to trial.
Polly Philler | Winton 18 November; late scr unruly at start; required to trial.
Rushinella | Winton 18 November; late scr unruly at start; required to trial.
Iā€™m Vital | Winton 18 November; lame near hind; vet cert required.
Oh So Vague | Masterton 19 November; bled; three month stand down.

Harness

Driver Penalties
G Smith | NZ Metropolitan 18 November; use of whip with foot out of sulky; fined $100.
T Chmiel | Oamaru 19 November; excessive use of whip; fined $200.
J Young | Oamaru 19 November; breach of push out rule; fined $175.
S Smolenski | Timaru 20 November; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

Trainer Penalties
T Norman | Auckland 18 November; incorrect gear; fined $100.
I Small | Auckland 18 November; incorrect gear; fined $100.
G & N Hope | Timaru 20 November; late driver notification; fined $50.
P Kerr | Timaru 20 November; late driver notification; fined $50.

Protests
ELEGANT SUN | Manawatu 17 November; disqualified from 4th; breaking horse regulations.
VICAR SIVAD | Invercargill 20 November; relegated from 4th to 10th; causing interference.
EDDIE BOY | Invercargill 20 November; relegated 5th= to 6th; lapped on.

Horse Penalties/Actions
CINDERS AND ASHES | Manawatu 15 November; stood down 14 days; manners prior to start.
BABINSKI | Auckland 18 November; stood down 14 days; racing manners
PARISOLOGY | NZ Metropolitan 18 November; stood down for 1 trial; racing manners
READY SET | NZ Metropolitan 18 November; veterinary clearance required.
FINAL SECRET | Oamaru 19 November; stood down for 1 trial; racing manners.
FLIP N NIPPY | Oamaru 19 November; veterinary clearance required.
PERDITION | Oamaru 19 November; stood down 14 days; racing manners.
DE GAULLE | Oamaru 19 November; veterinary clearance required.
WHISPERING CHAMPAGNE | Timaru 20 November; stood down for 1 trial from stands; standing start manners.
THE RED ROSE | Timaru 20 November; veterinary clearance required.
BARNEYS GIRL | Invercargill 20 November; stood down for 1 trial; racing and standing start manners.
REAL FAITH | Invercargill 20 November; stood down for 1 trial from mobile; mobile barrier manners.

Greyhounds

Trainer Penalty
H Bond | Manukau 20 November; negligence when presenting flea-infested dog; fined $150.

Dog Penalty
Juke Box Boy | Wanganui 16 November; suspended for 1 month for failing to pursue the lure.