NEWS IN BRIEF | 22 December 2014

posted Dec 21, 2014, 1:39 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Dec 21, 2014, 1:39 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

M McNab | Waikato 20 December; careless riding; suspended 27-31 December inclusive.

T Thornton | Waikato 20 December; careless riding; suspended 27-31 December inclusive.

A Jones | Waikato 20 December; careless riding; suspended 28 December - 1 January inclusive.

K Joyce | Waikato 20 December; medical clearance required.

O Bosson | Manawatu 20 December; careless riding; suspended 27-31 December inclusive.

A Edmeads | Tapanui 21 December; careless riding; suspended 22 December - 5 January inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

A Sharrock | Levin 18 December; incorrect gear; fined $50.

M & M Pitman | Ashburton 19 December; incorrect gear; fined $50.

R Collett | Waikato 20 December; failed to declare rider by prescribed time; fined $50.

J Bridge | Waikato 20 December; failed to declare rider by prescribed time; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

LADY EM | Ashburton 19 December; laceration off hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

PLATINUM LOOKER | Manawatu 20 December; late scratching after being fractious and escaping prior to start; must complete trial.

SLAZENJAH | Manawatu 20 December; ran off home turn; must complete trial.

THE WEDDINGS OFF | Tapanui 21 December; late scratching after becoming fractious in barrier; must complete barrier trial.


Protests

DOUBLE BLUE | Ashburton 19 December; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

BIDDEDO | Ashburton 19 December; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Harness


Driver Penalties

P Ferguson | Kumeu 16 December; allowed sulky to protrude inside markers; fined $200.

J Darby | Waikato 18 December; careless driving; fined $150.

T Thorby | Waikato 18 December; failed to allow full access to passing lane; fined $200.

D Dunn | Rangiora 21 December; late to arrive on course; fined $100.

R Holmes | Rangiora 21 December; careless driving; fined $250.


Trainer Penalties

G Rogerson & P Blanchard | Kumeu 16 December; incorrect gear; fined $100.

L Hollis & S Robertson | Waikato 18 December; colour fee; fined $25.

J & J Dickie | Auckland 19 December; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

T Herlihy | Auckland 19 December; colour fee; fined $25.


Horse Penalties

BETTER ROSE | Auckland 19 December; laceration off fore tendon; veterinary clearance required.

ONEDIN PLAYGIRL | Wairio 20 December; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

ARMOR DALE | Wairio 20 December; suspensory and fetlock ligament rupture; veterinary clearance required.

SOPHIE ROSE | Rangiora 21 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

MIDNIGHT WARRIOR | Rangiora 21 December; showing signs of a virus; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

WESTBURN COURAGE | Kumeu 16 December; raced inside markers in home straight; disqualified from 2nd.

CELTIC WARRIOR | Waikato 18 December; failed to allow full access to passing lane in home straight; relegated from 4th to 5th.

OUR SUPER RAM | Waikato 18 December; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

SHAK’N CULLEN | Wairio 20 December; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

IN THE KITTY | Wairio 20 December; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

CHAR DO NEIGH | Wairio 20 December; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

THE WRATH OF ROBYN | Wairio 20 December; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

JANGO FETT | Wairio 20 December; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

J McInerney | Wanganui 17 December; weight offence; fined $100.

D Stapleton | Christchurch 19 December; weight offence; fined $100.

G Tapiki | Christchurch 19 December; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.