NEWS IN BRIEF | 25 June 2012

posted Jun 25, 2012, 2:18 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Jul 2, 2012, 7:46 PM by RIU Information ]
Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties/Actions
D Turner| Egmont 18 June; failing to ride mount out to finish; suspended 19 June - 14 July inclusive.
D Turner| Egmont 18 June; unable to make weight; fined $100.
D Nolan | Whangarei 20 June; late on course; fined $150.
E Lloyd | Otaki 22 June; careless riding; suspended 23 June - 7 July inclusive.
J Riddell | Otaki 22 June; careless riding; suspended 29 June - 5 July inclusive.
R Norvall | Otaki 22 June; unable to make weight; fined $100.
S Muniandy | Canterbury 23 June; careless riding; suspended 24 June - 6 July inclusive.
A Forbes | Tauranga 23 June; careless riding; suspended 1 - 12 July inclusive.
P Taylor | Tauranga 23 June; required to provide medical certificate.
C Dell | Rotorua 25 June; careless riding; suspended 1 - 11 July inclusive.

Trainer Penalties
M Northcott | Whangarei 20 June; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $100.
R Liefting | Whangarei 20 June; incorrect gear; fined $50.
J McRae | Whangarei 20 June; incorrect gear; fined $50.
M Pitman | Canterbury 23 June; incorrect gear; fined $50.

Horse Actions
THE ARROW KEEPER| Whangarei 20 June; lame near fore leg; vet cert of fitness required.
CHAMPAGNE AGAIN | Oamaru 21 June; general soreness; vet cert of fitness required.
BALLAPHUN | Oamaru 21 June; tendon injury; vet cert of fitness required.
JIMMY THE GURU | Oamaru 21 June; lame left hind leg; vet cert of fitness required.
MUZZA | Oamaru 21 June; fetlock injuries; vet cert of fitness required.
SANDFLY | Canterbury 23 June; abrasion off hind leg, stood down for 7 days.
BERNADETTE | Canterbury 23 June; lame near fore leg; vet cert of fitness required.
NANCHO BELLA | Tauranga 23 June; bleeder; stood down for 3 months.

Protest
MONI NUI | Tauranga 23 June; relegated from 1st to 4th; causing interference.

Harness

Driver Penalties
C Ramage | Forbury 21 June; failed to supply urine sample; licence suspended immediately.
P Kay | NZ Metropolitan 22 June; breach of push out rule; suspended up to and including 1 July.
D Butt | NZ Metropolitan 22 June; dropped foot from sulky foot rest; fined $100.
J Trainor | Oamaru 24 June adjourned from NZ Metropolitan 22 June; excessive use of whip; suspended up to and including 1 July and fined $150.

Trainer Penalties
P Scaife | Forbury 21 June; incorrect gear; fined $100.
T Shaw | Thames 22 June; late into assembly area; fined $50.
R & P Fensom | Thames 22 June; late gear notification; fined $50.
M Berger | Thames 22 June; late gear notification; fined $50.
B Negus | NZ Metropolitan 22 June; failed to notify gear; fined $100.
JH Cox | Oamaru 24 June; late driver notification; fined $50.

Protests
BRUTUS | NZ Metropolitan 22 June; relegated from 2nd to 4th; causing interference.
TOWER OF SONG | Oamaru 24 June; relegated from 2nd to 7th; causing interference.

Horse Penalties/Actions
SUPREME GEM | Thames 22 June; stood down for 14 days standing starts; barrier manners.
SUN OF LOOSE | Thames 22 June; stood down for 14 days; racing manners.
CASINO KERRIE | NZ Metropolitan 22 June; veterinary clearance required; lame near hind leg.
RAMBO SEELSTER | NZ Metropolitan 22 June; veterinary clearance and ECG required; atrial fibrillation.
PRINCE EDDIE | Oamaru 24 June; stood down for 1 satisfactory trial; racing manners.

Greyhounds

Dog penalty
BORDER CONTROL | Wanganui 20 June; failing to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and required to trial.