News in Brief

1 November 2020


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

C Lammas | Non raceday dated 21 October; failed to present free of prohibited substance; disqualified 18 September 2020 - 17 August 2021 inclusive with costs of $187.50 to RIU and $500 to JCA.

C Campbell | Winton 26 October; careless riding; suspended 27 October - 6 November inclusive.

T Moseley | Winton 26 October; careless riding; suspended 30 October - 6 November inclusive.

K Chowdhoory | Winton 26 October; rode in excess of carded weight; fined $250.

C Jones | Te Aroha 28 October; careless riding; suspended 5-10 November inclusive.

D Johnson | Te Aroha 28 October; careless riding; suspended 4-10 November inclusive.

R Elliot | Te Aroha 28 October; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 31 October).

A Balloo | Ashburton 29 October; excessive use of whip; suspended 30 October - 10 November inclusive.

S Wynne | Ashburton 29 October; excessive use of whip; suspended 1-10 November inclusive.

J Lowry | Ashburton 29 October; excessive use of whip; fined $400.

Horse Penalties

TRADITION | Ashburton 29 October; late scratching after being kicked behind the barriers; veterinary clearance required.

CAITLYN JAY Ashburton 29 October; lame left foreleg; veterinary clearance required.

VEE CECE | Counties 31 October; hung out; must complete right-handed track trial.

Protest

SHOWOROSES | Counties 31 October; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

General

The Wanganui JC meeting scheduled for 1 November was abandoned due to lack of nominations.

Starter K Leigh-Ogden | Ashburton 29 October; failed to comply with Starters Manual; fined $300.


Harness

Driver Penalties

O Thornley | Ashburton 26 October; careless driving; fined $200.

S Abernethy | Auckland 30 October; careless driving; suspended 31 October - 17 November inclusive.

C Wigg | Auckland 30 October; out of position at start; fined $100.

S O’Reilly | Methven 30 October; careless driving; suspended 3-8 November inclusive.

J Curtin | Methven 30 October; use of whip; fined $200.

Horse Penalties

JUST MICHAEL | Ashburton 26 October; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

THE MAROON MARAUDER | Ashburton 26 October; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

JUST N AWE | Ashburton 26 October; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

CANSTAR | Ashburton 26 October; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

YEA YOU | Methven 30 October; unsatisfactory manners prior to start; must complete standing start trial.

YANKEE DIVA | Kaikoura 1 November; scratched after causing two false starts; must complete mobile start trial.

Protests

YEA YOU | Methven 30 October; unsatisfactory manners prior to start; declared a non runner.

THE GARDENER’S PRIDE | Methven 30 October; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

PRO SURFER | Kaikoura 1 November; refused to score up; declared a non runner.


Greyhounds

Dog Penalty

OUR AMBER | Southland 29 October; marring (3rd offence); stood down for 12 months and must complete trial.

General

Race 1 at the Wanganui GRC meeting of 28 October was declared a No Race after the dogs were left in the starting boxes for an excessive time.