NEWS IN BRIEF | 25 September 2017

posted Sep 24, 2017, 1:59 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Sep 24, 2017, 1:59 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

A Collett | Waikato 20 September; careless riding; suspended 25-30 September inclusive.

T Johnson | Wanganui 21 September; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

S Phelan | Wanganui 21 September; medical clearance required.

R Elliot | Taupo 22 September; careless riding; suspended 28 September - 7 October inclusive.

D Johnson | Hawke’s Bay 23 September; careless riding; suspended 28 September - 6 October inclusive.

A Chan | Canterbury 23 September; excessive use of whip (2 charges); fined $850.

H Marzuki | Counties 24 September; careless riding; suspended 28 September - 18 October inclusive.

J Fawcett | Counties 24 September; excessive use of whip; fined $350.


Trainer Penalty

R Bergerson | Hawke’s Bay 23 September; scratched without permission; fined $400.


Horse Actions/Penalties

OUR LITTLE RIPPA | Wanganui 21 September; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

EL SASKYLA | Taupo 22 September; late scratching after concerns during preliminary; must complete trial.

ALMO STREET | Hawke’s Bay 23 September; refused to leave barriers; must complete barrier trial.

OUR PROM QUEEN | Counties 24 September; late scratching after refusing to enter the barriers; must complete barrier trial.


General

The Otaki RC meeting scheduled for 28 September has been transferred to Waipukurau.


Harness


Driver Penalties

T Quate | Rangiora 23 July (appeal heard 13 September); failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 18 September - 15 October inclusive.

M Anderson | Invercargill 23 September; careless driving; suspended 30 September - 6 October inclusive.


Horse Actions/Penalties

ROCK N ROLL PATRON | Auckland 22 September; broke in running; must complete trial.

STUNIN LOVE | Invercargill 23 September; broke in running; must complete trial.

WINNIE MCGOOGAN | Oamaru 24 September; lame near fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

SCARLETT BANNER | Oamaru 24 September; lost all chance at start; must complete standing start trial.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

D Kettlewell & N Phillips | Wanganui 20 September; failed to produce papers; fined $50.

K Williams | Wanganui 22 September; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Actions/Penalties

SMASH KING | Southland 19 September; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

REPLICA HONEY | Christchurch 22 September; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.