NEWS IN BRIEF | 26 May 2014

posted May 25, 2014, 12:13 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated May 25, 2014, 12:14 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

L Callaway | Riverton 19 May; failed to make weight; fined $100.

M Hills | Whangarei 21 May; excessive use of whip; fined $150.

L Magorrian | Whangarei 21 May; excessive use of whip; fined $275.

A Taylor | Hawke’s Bay 22 May; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 24 May).

U Holmquist | Auckland 24 May; careless riding; suspended 29 May - 5 June inclusive.

T Russell | Wellington 24 May; excessive use of whip; fined $200.


Trainer Penalty

S Clotworthy | Auckland 24 May; late declaration of rider; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

LOOSE GOOSE | Riverton 19 May; bled; stood down for 3 months.

SLAM DUNK | Riverton 19 May; late scratching after refusing to enter barrier; must complete barrier trial.

DIRECTIONZ | Whangarei 21 May; late scratching after refusing to enter barrier; must complete barrier trial.

EVANCHO | Oamaru 23 May; slow recovery rate; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalty

B Orange | Banks Peninsula 25 May; breach of push out rule; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

G Cook | NZ Metropolitan 23 May; colour fee; fined $25.

C Dalgety | Banks Peninsula 25 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Action/Penalty

QUEEN MARY | Banks Peninsula 25 May; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Protest

FATHER CHRISTMAS | Winton 25 May; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 4th.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

A McCook & J Jopson | Christchurch 20 May; weight offence; fined $100.

A McCook & J Jopson | Christchurch 23 May; weight offence; fined $100.

D Stapleton | Christchurch 23 May; failed to arrange a catcher; fined $50.

M Smith | Auckland 25 May; failed to catch dog as arranged; fined $50.