NEWS IN BRIEF | 22 February 2016

posted Feb 21, 2016, 1:05 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Feb 21, 2016, 1:05 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

G Jogoo | Canterbury 19 February; careless riding; suspended 22 February - 3 March inclusive.

T Moseley | Canterbury 19 February; careless riding; suspended 22-28 February inclusive.

L Allpress | Auckland 20 February; careless riding; suspended 28 February - 5 March inclusive.

B Hutton | Poverty Bay 21 February; careless riding; suspended 22-28 February inclusive.

L Magorrian | Poverty Bay 21 February; careless riding; suspended 29 February - 24 March inclusive.


Horse Actions/Penalties

TUILANA | Canterbury 19 February; lost chance at start and took no part; must complete barrier trial.

ZIPPIN | Canterbury 19 February; sore right foreleg; veterinary clearance required.

SAOIRSE | Auckland 20 February; bled for second time; ineligible to race in New Zealand.

COME FLY WITH ME | Southland 21 February; late scratching after failing to load; must complete barrier trial.


Protest

BRUEGEL | Southland 21 February; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Harness


Driver Penalties

B Cusdin | Banks Peninsula 19 February; careless driving; suspended 21 February - 3 March inclusive.

S Golding | Banks Peninsula 19 February; careless driving; suspended 26-28 February inclusive.

C Thornley | Banks Peninsula 19 February; careless driving; fined $250.

T Quate | Banks Peninsula 19 February; careless driving; fined $300.


Trainer Penalties

A Stuart | Manawatu 16 February; colour fee; fined $25.

P & M O’Brien | Manawatu 16 February; colour fee; fined $25.

A Stuart | Manawatu 18 February; colour fee; fined $25.

R Dunn | Auckland 19 February; colour fee; fined $25.

A Garters | Hororata 21 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

RIVERBOAT PRINCESS | Banks Peninsula 19 February; late scratching after being lame in preliminary; veterinary clearance required.

BRYLINS CHOICE | Hororata 21 February; reared and fell at start; must complete trial.

MYSISTERSASTAR | Hororata 21 February; late scratching at start on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

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

M Grant | Christchurch 19 February; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

R Blackburn | Auckland 21 February; failed to catch runner as arranged; fined $50.


General

The Waikato GRC meeting scheduled for 18 February was abandoned due to a waterlogged track.