News in Brief | 26 July 2011

posted Jul 25, 2011, 9:10 PM by RIU Information   [ updated Aug 9, 2011, 7:31 PM ]
THOROUGHBRED  

Riders R Stam and H Wiki both returned positive tests following routine drug testing conducted at Trentham on Saturday 16 July; hearing dates are yet to be set.
M Gillies | Tauranga 20 July; Excessive use of the whip; fined $150
M Cameron | Tauranga 20 July; Failed to make contract weight; fined $200
R Hutchings | Hawke’s Bay 21 July; Careless riding; suspended 24-30 July inclusive



HARNESS

PROTESTS
BET AWAY | Forbury Park TC 21 July; relegated from first to last placing for causing interference.
YOURE THE MAN | Auckland TC 22 July; relegated from fourth to sixth placing - Lapped On rule.

DRIVER CHARGES
TM Williams | Forbury Park TC 21 July; fail to give horse best opportunity to finish in best possible position - suspended up to and including 29th July.
GD Smith | Forbury Park TC 21 July; careless driving - suspended up to and including 29th July.
BC Hutton I NZ Metropolitan TC 22 July; excessive use of the whip - $200 fine.
M O’Mahony | NZ Metroplitan TC 22 July; unnecessary use of the whip - $200 fine
M O’Mahony | NZ Metropolitan TC 22 July; breach of Push Out rule - $150 fine.
MP Kerr | Auckland TC 22 July adjourned from Cambridge - Te Awamutu TC 14 July excessive use of whip - $200 fine.


GREYHOUND

J Guthrie | Otago 19 July 2011; fined $100 - presenting a dog 1.6 kilograms overweight from its previous start.
MY SOLUTION | Addington 21 July 2011; completed a satisfactory trial under Rule 81.