NEWS IN BRIEF | 23 February 2015

posted Feb 22, 2015, 12:17 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Feb 22, 2015, 12:17 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

B Jones | Matamata 21 February; careless riding; suspended 1-8 March inclusive.

C Johnson | Otaki 21 February; careless riding; suspended 25-28 February inclusive.


Horse Actions/Penalties

STARLIGHT ANGEL | Canterbury 20 February; late scratching after being fractious in barrier; must complete barrier trial.

SEIZE THE MOMENT | Matamata 21 February; lame left fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

I CANDY | Otaki 21 February; lame near fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

NO CHANGE | Otaki 21 February; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG after trialling required.


Harness


Driver Penalty

P Butcher | Manawatu 17 February; medical clearance required.


Trainer Penalties

S Cornwall | Auckland 20 February; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $200.

B Purdon | Auckland 20 February; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.

M Purdon & N Rasmussen | Auckland 20 February; colour fee; fined $25.

M Purdon & N Rasmussen | NZ Metropolitan 20 February; incorrect saddlecloths; fined $100.

N Williamson | Wyndham 21 February; late to present runner for race; fined $100.

N Williamson | Wyndham 21 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.

W Brassington | Stratford 22 February; colour fee; fined $25.


Horse Actions/Penalties

HOKURI RAILRIDA | Wyndham 21 February; high temperature and dehydration; veterinary clearance required.

MADIBA MAGIC | Hororata 22 February; displayed poor barrier manners; must complete standing start trial.


Protest

NUI TOC TIEN | NZ Metropolitan 20 February; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalty

A Roberts | Southland 27 January (heard 20 February); presented incorrect dog; fined $550.


Dog Penalties

LICHFEILD LADY | Waikato 19 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

MR. JOHNNY | Christchurch 20 February; turned in boxes; must complete trial (subsequently completed on 21 February).

ROGER RED | Auckland 22 February; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.