NEWS IN BRIEF | 24 July 2017

posted Jul 23, 2017, 12:14 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jul 23, 2017, 12:14 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

R Elliot | Whangarei 22 July; careless riding; suspended 30 July - 10 August inclusive.

T Thornton | Whangarei 22 July; careless riding; suspended 30 July - 13 August inclusive.


Trainer Penalty

E & S Clotworthy | Whangarei 22 July; late rider declaration; fined $100.


Horse Action/Penalty

SUPER READY | Whangarei 22 July; late scratching after refusing to enter barriers; must complete barrier trial.


General

The Te Aroha JC meeting scheduled for 21 July was postponed until 24 July due to damage to a grandstand.

The Taranaki Racing meeting scheduled for 22 July was postponed until 23 July due to weather and track conditions.

The Oamaru JC meeting scheduled for 23 July was postponed until 26 July due to weather and track conditions.


Harness


Driver Penalties

D Reardon | NZ Metropolitan 21 July; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

C Negus | NZ Metropolitan 21 July; failed to take reasonable and permissible measures; fined $500.

S Whatuira | Rangiora 23 July; excessive use of whip; fined $300.


Trainer Penalty

R Holmes | Rangiora 23 July; failed to affix bandage so as not to come adrift; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

GOODTIME GAMBLE | NZ Metropolitan 21 July; broke in running; must complete trial.

LIKE A PRAYER | NZ Metropolitan 21 July; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

WAIKARI FIRE | Rangiora 23 July; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

GERSHWIN | Auckland 21 July; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 1st.

TERESKOVA | Auckland 21 July; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 3rd.

GEORGE | Auckland 21 July; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 5th.

SUNRISE SPUR | Rangiora 23 July; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

J McInerney | Non raceday dated 9 August; failed to present runners free of prohibited substance (2 charges); fined $2,500 and costs of $2,042 to RIU.

P Lammas & C Morris | Wanganui 21 July; late to kennel runners; fined $50.


Dog Penalties

GOLDSTAR LINKIN | Christchurch 21 July; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

RUBEUS HAGRID | Auckland 23 July; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.


Protests

WHEELCHAIR NORM | Southland 25 April; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.

JOEY BAXTER | Southland 25 April; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.