NEWS IN BRIEF | 25 May 2015

posted May 24, 2015, 12:44 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated May 24, 2015, 12:45 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

O Bosson | Whangarei 20 May; failed to make weight; fined $200.

Z Moki | Whangarei 20 May; careless riding; suspended 24 May - 3 June inclusive.

A Jones | Whangarei 20 May; careless riding; suspended 28 May - 3 June inclusive.

S Spratt | Whangarei 20 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

C Grylls | Whangarei 20 May; failed to make weight; fined $200.

S Doyle | Woodville 21 May; failed to make weight; fined $100.

D Mo | Woodville 21 May; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

D Johnson | Auckland 23 May; careless riding; suspended 28 May - 1 June inclusive.

T Thornton | Auckland 23 May; careless riding; suspended 28 May - 3 June inclusive.

M McNab | Auckland 23 May; failed to make weight; fined $100.

J Oliver | Wellington 23 May; careless riding; suspended 31 May - 4 June inclusive.

M McNelis | Wellington 23 May; failed to make weight; fined $100.

D Mo | Egmont 24 May; careless riding; suspended 25 May - 1 June inclusive.


Horse Actions/Penalties

IN A MINUTE | Whangarei 20 May; lame left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

IRISHWISE | Egmont 24 May; late scratching with aggravated tendon; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

R Close | Forbury Park 21 May; careless driving; suspended 23-31 May inclusive.

A Beck | Forbury Park 21 May; started from incorrect position; fined $200.

K James | NZ Metropolitan 22 May; excessive use of whip; suspended 23 May - 7 June inclusive.

L Lester | NZ Metropolitan 22 May; breach of push out rule; suspended 23 May - 7 June inclusive.

B McLellan | Invercargill 12 April (heard 21 May); failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 25 May - 4 June inclusive and fined $300.

J Cox | Forbury Park 21 May (heard 24 May); careless driving; suspended 31 May - 4 June inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

S Lock | Forbury Park 21 May; presented runners without numbers; fined $100.

P Robertson | Forbury Park 21 May; colour fee; fined $25.

R Dunn | Auckland 22 May; late gear change; fined $50.

M House | Winton 24 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

PRIME LEGAL | Forbury Park 21 May; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

DALTON BROMAC | NZ Metropolitan 22 May; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.

FRANCO NOIRE | Winton 24 May; suffered abrasions in fall; veterinary clearance required.

TACT MINAJ | Winton 24 May; fell suffering abrasions; must complete mobile start trial and veterinary clearance required.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

P Denbee | Palmerston North 18 May; weight offence; fined $100.

J Lane & R Wales | Christchurch 19 May; weight offence; fined $100.

S & B Evans | Christchurch 19 May; weight offence; fined $100.

A Speight | Wanganui 20 May; weight offence; fined $100.

C Weir | Christchurch 21 May; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

M Dempsey | Christchurch 21 May; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Penalties

DARK GARNAH | Palmerston North 18 May; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial before next start over more than a sprint distance.

MONACO DENVER | Otago 19 May; marred another runner; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

ANOTHER WAY | Christchurch 22 May; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.