NEWS IN BRIEF | Week Ending 10 February 2019

posted Feb 10, 2019, 1:57 AM by Rick Quirk   [ updated Feb 10, 2019, 1:57 AM ]

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

C Burdan | Tauranga 6 February; careless riding; suspended 7-16 February inclusive.

M Hashizume | Tauranga 6 February; careless riding; suspended 9 February - 8 March inclusive.

B Murray | Southland 7 February; careless riding; suspended 10-21 February inclusive.

J Bayliss | Waikato 9 February; made celebratory gesture prior to finish; fined $500.

T Newman | Waikato 9 February; excessive use of whip; fined $350.

M Coleman | Waikato 9 February; medical clearance required.

M Kareem | Canterbury 9 February; careless riding; suspended 10-20 February inclusive.

L Allpress | Canterbury 9 February; careless riding; suspended 17-23 February inclusive.


Trainer Penalties

K Tyler | Otago 2 February (heard Southland 7 February); incorrect gear; fined $50.

M Moroney & P Gerard | Waikato 9 February; late rider declarations; fined $150.


Horse Actions/Penalties

GRAND MAYSON | Waikato 9 February; late scratching with suspensory ligament soreness; veterinary clearance required.

PICK ME UP IN RIO | Canterbury 9 February; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

R Close | Amberley 6 February; careless driving; fined $250.

M Hurrell | Amberley 6 February; breach of push out rule; fined $200.

J Young | Amberley 6 February; shifted inside markers gaining an advantage; fined $200.

T Williams | Amberley 6 February; careless driving; fined $250.

T Mitchell | Auckland 8 February; use of whip; fined $200.

A Kyle | Gore 9 February; use of whip; suspended 10-24 February inclusive.

S McNally | Gore 9 February; careless driving; suspended 16-22 February inclusive.

R Swain | Gore 9 February; use of whip; fined $300.

A Beck | Gore 9 February; breach of push out rule; fined $200.

Trainer Penalties

T Yesberg | Amberley 6 February; late to present runners to track; fined $200.

N Chilcott | Waikato Bay of Plenty 7 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.

J Stormont | Auckland 8 February; late gear change; fined $50.

G & J Knight | Gore 9 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.

B Hill | Hororata 10 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Penalties

SIOUX PRINCESS | Amberley 6 February; broke in running; must complete trial.

LIVING LEGEND | Amberley 6 February; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

NEW FRONTIER | Waikato Bay of Plenty 7 February; fell in running; must complete trial.

MOTU LITTLE PRINCESS | Waikato Bay of Plenty 7 February; declared a non runner after failing to score up; must complete mobile start trial.

LIVE REACTOR | Waikato Bay of Plenty 7 February; entrapped epiglottis; veterinary clearance required.

DESTINED FOR HEAVEN | Waikato Bay of Plenty 7 February; broke in running; must complete trial.

FLOGGING MOLLY | Gore 9 February; broke in running; must complete trial.

MISS BIG | Hororata 10 February; flexor tendon soreness; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

AVEROSS DON | Amberley 6 February; raced inside markers gaining an advantage; disqualified from 5th.

CHEVRON SUPREME | Auckland 8 February; caused interference; relegated from 3rd to 4th.

KIWI BLOKE | Gore 9 February; excessive galloping during running; disqualified from 3rd.


General

Race 2 at Waikato Bay of Plenty meeting of 7 February was abandoned due to safety reasons.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

M Lin | Christchurch 7 February; failed to catch runner as required; fined $50.

S Ross | Auckland 10 February; failed to scratch runner by prescribed time denying a runner a start; fined $300.


Dog Penalties

DIGGER ACE | Southland 5 February; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

HOMEBUSH HUNDY | Southland 5 February; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

FUNZALO | Wanganui 6 February; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

YI FENG | Christchurch 7 February; failed to pursue the lure but subsequently found to have serious injury; must complete trial.

SMASH CHARGER | Wanganui 8 February; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.