NEWS IN BRIEF | 25 August 2014

posted Aug 24, 2014, 2:37 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Aug 24, 2014, 2:38 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

L Magorrian | Taupo 20 August; medical clearance required.

R Cole | Woodville 21 August; medical clearance required.

S Fannin | Woodville 21 August; excessive use of whip; fined $200.

S Wynne | South Canterbury 22 August; careless riding; suspended 30 August - 11 September inclusive.

M Haruki | South Canterbury 22 August; failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 30 August - 26 September inclusive.

N Teeluck | Taranaki 23 August; careless riding; suspended 24 August - 6 September inclusive.

M Gibbs-Manssen | Pakuranga 23 August; excessive use of whip; fined $150.

J Reid | Pakuranga 23 August; excessive use of whip; fined $250.


Trainer Penalties

K Kelso | Taupo 20 August; omitted lead bag; fined $500.

D Guy | Taupo 20 August; late declaration of riders; fined $50.

G Nicholson | Woodville 21 August; presented runner to race with hind shoes; fined $150.

K Opie | Pakuranga 23 August; incorrect gear; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

ZEE INK | Taupo 20 August; tendon injury; veterinary clearance required.

CURRY UP | Woodville 21 August; reluctant to load; must complete barrier trial.

SIR HIKO | Woodville 21 August; late scratching after being injured en route to course; veterinary clearance required.

YARDSTICK | Taranaki 23 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

TOBY CEE | Pakuranga 23 August; lame off fore leg; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalty

A Kyle | Gore 24 August; careless driving; fined $300.


Protests

WOODLEA LEGEND | NZ Metropolitan 22 August; caused interference; disqualified from 5th.

BETWEEN THE LINES | Gore 24 August; caused interference; relegated from 3rd to 8th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

J Lane & R Wales | Otago 19 August; weight offence; fined $100.

D Schofield | Waikato 7 August (heard 21 August); used offensive language to an official; fined $200.


Dog Penalty

SAN SEBASTIAN | Otago 19 August; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.