NEWS IN BRIEF | 25 March 2013

posted Mar 24, 2013, 2:05 AM by Rick Quirk
Thoroughbred
 

Rider Penalties

J Rathbone | Counties 20 March; medical clearance required.

B Lammas | Otago 21 March; failed to make weight; fined $100.

C Dell | Waipukurau 22 March; careless riding; suspended 26 March - 5 April inclusive.

B Pitman | Canterbury 23 March; careless riding; suspended 1-6 April inclusive.

D Turner | Tauranga 23 March; celebratory gesture prior to winning post; fined $200.
 

Trainer Penalty

R Liefting | Auckland trials 8 November heard 26 February; misconduct; fined $750 and costs of $750 to JCA.
 

Horse Penalties/Actions

OOR WULLIE | Otago 21 March; bled; stood down for 3 months.

KAYS UNITE | Otago 21 March; slow recovery rate; veterinary clearance required.

TROPICAL PUNCH | Canterbury 23 March; late scratching after being fractious in barrier; must complete barrier trial.

UNRELENTING LADY | Canterbury 23 March; late scratching when found to be lame in right front leg at barrier; veterinary clearance required.
 
Harness
 

Driver Penalties

L Neal | Cambridge 21 March; failed to maintain correct barrier position; fined $200.

C De Filippi | NZ Metropolitan 22 February heard 7 March; failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 25 March - 14 April inclusive.

D Dunn | NZ Metropolitan 22 March; careless driving; fined $500.

J Anderson | Methven 24 March; careless driving; fined $250.

 
Trainer Penalties

B Hill | NZ Metropolitan 22 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.

J Veint | Methven 24 March; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.
 

Horse Penalties/Actions

MILLWOOD ROXY | Cambridge 21 March; abrasions after fall; veterinary clearance required.

VINCENNE | Cambridge 21 March; broke in running; stood down for 14 days.

FRANCO HARRISON | NZ Metropolitan 22 March; sore off front leg; veterinary clearance required.

SHARE THE JOY | NZ Metropolitan 22 March; broke in running; must complete trial.

PRICE OF FAME | Methven 24 March; broke at start; must complete trial.

CURVE | Methven 24 March; broke behind mobile; must complete mobile trial.

MISS BRAHMS | Methven 24 March; broke behind mobile; must complete mobile trial.

Protests

TANG | Invercargill 19 March; denied a fair start; declared a non-runner.

MAKAREWA JAKE | Invercargill 19 March; excessive galloping over early stages; disqualified from 3rd.

WASHINGTON EXPRESS | Methven 24 March; lapped on; relegated from 4th to 5th.
 
Greyhounds
 
Trainer/Handler Penalty

P & B Conner | Southland 19 March; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Penalties

KNOCKA OFF TIME | Wanganui 20 March; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

JACK’S A JEWEL | Christchurch 22 March; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.