NEWS IN BRIEF | 21 September 2015

posted Sep 20, 2015, 1:54 PM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Sep 20, 2015, 1:54 PM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

A Schwerin | Matamata 16 September; careless riding; suspended 20-30 September inclusive.

C Studd | Wanganui 17 September; careless riding; fined $1,000.

L Werner | Canterbury 19 September; careless riding; suspended 27 September - 8 October inclusive.


Horse Actions/Penalties

MINGINUI | Matamata 16 September; lame left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

BETTER IN TIME | Wanganui 17 September; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


General

The Hawke’s Bay Racing Inc meeting of 19 September was abandoned after Race 3 due to an unsafe track.


Harness


Driver Penalties

A Edge | Rangiora 17 September; breach of push out rule; fined $250.

M Edmonds | Rangiora 17 September; used whip with foot out of sulky rest; fined $200.

B Purdon | Auckland 18 September; failed to maintain barrier position; fined $200.

C McKay | Methven 20 September; careless driving; suspended 21 September - 25 October inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

M Pemberton | Auckland 18 September; failed to affix bandage so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

B Purdon | Auckland 18 September; presented runner without saddlecloth; fined $100.

B Hutton | Methven 20 September; incorrect gear; fined $100.

G Smith | Methven 20 September; late on to track; fined $100.

T Butt | Methven 20 September; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.


Horse Action/Penalty

RHYTHMIST | Methven 20 September; broke in running; must complete trial.


Protest

MUM BEAT LYALL | Invercargill 20 September; lapped on; relegated from 4th to 5th.


Greyhounds


Handler/Trainer Penalties

S Keen | Southland 14 September; failed to retrieve dog by appointed time; fined $50.

J McInerney | Christchurch 15 September; failed to arrange a catcher; fined $50.

R Adcock | Christchurch 18 September; failed to present papers; fined $50.

J McInerney | Wanganui 18 September; weight offence; fined $100.