News in Brief

06 September 2020


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

J Lowry | South Canterbury 4 September; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 6 September).

T Newman | Waikato 5 September; careless riding; suspended 10-17 September inclusive.

B May | Waikato 5 September; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

T Harris | Waikato 5 September; failed to make weight; fined $300.

R Bishop | Wanganui 5 September; excessive use of whip; fined $300,

C Dell | Wanganui 5 September; careless riding; suspended 13-18 September inclusive.

D Bradley | Wanganui 5 September; careless riding; suspended 12-17 September inclusive.

Trainer Penalties

R Beckett | South Canterbury 4 September; late gear notification; fined $50.

M & M Pitman | South Canterbury 4 September; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $50.

B McNamara | Otago 6 September; neglect in sadding; fined $50.

Horse Penalties

CALPURNIA | Avondale 2 September; lame; veterinary clearance required.

TIME TO FLY | Waikato 5 September; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

WOODCOTE LASS | Waikato 5 September; suffering from thumps; veterinary clearance required.

ARETHA | Waikato 5 September; lame right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.


Harness

Driver Penalties

M White | Waikato Bay of Plenty 27 August (heard Auckland 3 September); use of whip; fined $300.

B Mangos | Auckland 3 September; use of whip; fined $200

D Balle | Auckland 3 September; breach of push out rule; fined $200.

I Cameron | NZ Metropolitan 28 August (heard NZ Metropolitan 4 September); use of whip; suspended 7-17 September inclusive.

K Butt | NZ Metropolitan 6 September; careless driving; suspended 14-25 September inclusive.

A White | NZ Metropolitan 6 September; use of whip; fined $500.

A Cameron | NZ Metropolitan 6 September; use of whip; fined $300.

Trainer Penalty

M Kerr | NZ Metropolitan 6 September; incorrect gear; fined $100.

Horse Penalties

SHES LIKE THE WIND | Auckland 3 September; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

AWESOME IMPEE | NZ Metropolitan 4 September; broke in running; must complete trial.

THANK YOU | NZ Metropolitan 4 September; broke in running; must compete trial.

SHILLELAGH | NZ Metropolitan 4 September; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.


Greyhounds

Trainer Penalties

J McInerney | Palmerston North 25 July (heard Christchurch 28 July); weight offence; fined $300.

E Potts | Waikato 3 September; weight offence; fined $100.

Dog Penalties

BILL BARNACLE | Wanganui 2 September; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

JILLIBY LITSA | Wanganui 4 September; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

OPAWA COOPER | Christchurch 4 September; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

General

Lure Driver M Beeson | Non raceday dated 3 September; did an act detrimental to the image of Greyhound Racing; fined $1,500.

Palmerston North GRC | Non raceday dated 3 September; failed to ensure a reserve lure driver was in attendance; fined $1,250.