News in Brief

05 January 2020


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

R Kozaki | Taupo 30 December; careless riding; suspended 4-11 January inclusive.

A Calder | Taupo 30 December; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 1 January).

K Chowdhoory | Kurow 30 December; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 1 January).

L Satherley | Auckland 1 January; careless riding; suspended 5-22 January inclusive.

D Johnson | Auckland 1 January; careless riding; suspended 4-14 January inclusive.

H Andrew | Hawke’s Bay 1 January; careless riding; suspended 7-15 January inclusive.

A Calder | Tauranga 2 January; careless riding; suspended 5-24 January inclusive.

M Cameron | Tauranga 2 January; medical clearance required.

C O’Beirne | Hawke’s Bay 1 January (heard Wairarapa 2 January); failed to ride mount to finish; fined $250.

T Harris | Thames 3 January; failed to make weight; fined $300.

D Johnson | Thames 3 January; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

A Jones | Thames 3 January; medical clearance required.

S Weatherley | Marton 4 January; excessive use of whip; fined $400.

K Williams | Greymouth 5 January; careless riding; suspended 12-17 January inclusive.

S Wynne | Greymouth 5 January; careless riding (2 charges); suspended 6-24 January inclusive.

R Mudhoo | Greymouth 5 January; careless riding; suspended 12-17 January inclusive.

C Johnson | Greymouth 5 January; careless riding; suspended 12-17 January inclusive.


Trainer Penalty

M Blackie | Tauranga 2 January; entered runner without intention of starting; fined $1,250.


Horse Actions/Penalties

FIRE SCOUT | Taupo 30 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

GOTCHALOOKIN | Kurow 30 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

AMERICAN PRINCESS | Auckland 1 January; fetlock injury; veterinary clearance required.

MATT CAIN | Hawke’s Bay 1 January; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

CHALLA | Hawke’s Bay 1 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

NOT USUAL HEAVEN | Tauranga 2 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

VORALTO | Wairarapa 2 January; late scratching after becoming fractious in barrier; must complete trial.

COMING UP ROSES | Wairarapa 2 January; lame left fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

HVAR | Whangarei 4 January; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

ONE MISSILE | Whangarei 4 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

PORTUGAL | Whangarei 4 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

MISS TAVI | Whangarei 4 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Harness


Driver Penalties

H Clarke | Reefton 30 December; use of whip; fined $200.

B Laughton | Reefton 30 December; careless driving; suspended 7-10 January inclusive.

R Cameron | Reefton 30 December; out of position at start; fined $100.

G Smith | Reefton 30 December; failed to maintain straight course in home straight; fined $250.

M Anderson | Banks Peninsula 29 December (heard Winton 31 December); use of whip; suspended 4-9 January inclusive.

K Larsen | Winton 31 December; careless driving; suspended 3-6 January inclusive.

P Fleming | Wairarapa 2 January; use of whip; fined $200.

A Edge | Central Otago 2 January; breach of push out rule; fined $250.

J Bennett | Central Otago 2 January; breach of push out rule; fined $250.

J Morrison | Roxburgh 4 January; use of whip; suspended 9-12 January inclusive.

S Wigg | Waikato Bay of Plenty 5 January; use of whip; fined $200.

D Butcher | Waikato Bay of Plenty 5 January; careless driving; suspended 12-17 January inclusive and fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

C Dalgety & N Purdon | Auckland 31 December; incorrect gear; fined $100.

P & M Robertson | Winton 31 December; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

A Edge | Central Otago 2 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.

B Negus | Roxburgh 4 January; failed to affix gear so as to not malfunction; fined $100.

J & J Dickie | Waikato Bay of Plenty 5 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

MAKARA | Winton 31 December; broke in running checking runners; must complete trial.

STARKEY | Winton 31 December; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

GUIDO DA SIENA | Rangiora 3 January; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

RINGO’S A STAR | Rangiora 3 January; broke in running; must complete trial.

DUTY BOUND | Roxburgh 4 January; found to be a roarer; veterinary clearance required.

BANNER OF ART | Waikato Bay of Plenty 5 January; fetlock soreness; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

FIRST CLASS | Auckland 31 December; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

KD HAWK | Rangiora 3 January; lapped on; relegated from 4th to 5th.


General

Race 8 and all following races at the Central Otago TC meeting of 2 January were abandoned due to a serious medical event on the track.

Race 8 at the Waikato Bay of Plenty meeting of 5 January was abandoned after a serious incident during the race.


Greyhounds


Dog Penalties

YEE COO COO | Wanganui 1 January; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

THRILLING DORA | Waikato 2 January; turned in boxes; must complete trial.