News in Brief

09 February 2020

Thoroughbred


Rider Penalties

S Collett | Ashhurst Pohangina 7 February; careless riding; suspended 13-16 February inclusive.

R Oliver | Ashhurst Pohangina 7 February; medical clearance required.

T Harris | Waikato 8 February; failed to make weight; suspended 9-21 February inclusive and fined $1,000.

G Jogoo | Canterbury 8 February; medical clearance required.

M Hashizume | Canterbury 8 February; careless riding; suspended 16-23 February inclusive.


Horse Actions/Penalties

SNAPPER | Waikato 8 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

AUGUSTACE | Canterbury 8 February; late scratching after failing to load; must complete trial.


General

The Southland RC meeting scheduled for 5 February was abandoned due to weather and track conditions.


Harness


Driver Penalties

B Norman | Gore 8 February; drove with foot out of sulky footrest; fined $100.

L Whittaker | Waikato Bay of Plenty 9 February; failed to activate hopple shorteners; fined $100.


Trainer Penalty

J & J Dickie | Auckland 7 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.


Horse Actions/Penalties

SAGINAW | Rangiora 6 February; broke in running; must complete trial.

EAGLE EYE | Auckland 7 February; late scratching when found to be lame in preliminary; veterinary clearance required.

MAINLAND PAT | Gore 8 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

BETSTARS BLUE JEAN | Hororata 9 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

BE MINE TONIGHT | Hororata 9 February; fractious prior to start causing a delay; must complete standing start trial.

GOODTHINGSTAKETIME | Hororata 9 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Protest

TO SIR WITH LOVE | Waikato Bay of Plenty 9 February; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 2nd.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalty

S Clark | Waikato 6 February; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Penalties

CAPTAIN DAVO | Christchurch 7 February; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

COME A GUSTER | Christchurch 7 February; marring (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

ZADEE BALE | Christchurch 7 February; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.


General

The Southland GRC meeting of 4 February was abandoned after Race 11 due to weather and track conditions.