News in Brief

10 January 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

S Spratt | Whangarei 7 January; failed to ride mount to finish; suspended 17-21 January inclusive and fined $400.

D Bradley | Marton 9 January; careless riding; suspended 17-30 January inclusive and fined $600.

R Mudhoo | Kumara 9 January; careless riding; suspended 10-21 January inclusive and fined $500.

K Chowdhoory | Kumara 9 January; careless riding; suspended 10-21 January inclusive and fined $750.

E McCall | Auckland 10 January; excessive use of whip; suspended 11-20 January inclusive and fined $500.

J Riddell | Auckland 10 January; medical clearance required.

Trainer Penalties

P Harris | Greymouth 4 January; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $50.

K Rae & K Williams-Tuhoro | Whangarei 7 January; incorrect gear; fined $50.

J Richards | Whangarei 7 January; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $50.

P Harris | Reefton 7 January; neglect in saddling; fined $400.

Horse Penalties

DEGILLY | Otaki-Maori 4 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

TOLIMAN | Otaki-Maori 4 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

KICK START | Otaki-Maori 4 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

HAZELSGIRL | Greymouth 4 January; late scratching after failing to load; must complete trial.

BETATHEDEVILUNO | Greymouth 4 January; lost chance at start; must complete trial.

DREAMING EASY | Greymouth 4 January; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance required.

CASTELLO ROYALE | Whangarei 7 January; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance required.

TROPIC THUNDER | Reefton 7 January; slow recovery; veterinary clearance required.

WONONEOHWON | Marton 9 January; late scratching after becoming fractious in barrier; must complete trial.

NYMPHADORA TONKS | Kumara 9 January; bucked early stages; must complete trial.


Harness

Driver Penalties

S Doody | Kapiti Coast 4 January (heard Waikato Bay of Plenty 8 January); use of whip; suspended 10-28 January inclusive.

S Doody | Kapiti Coast 4 January (heard Waikato Bay of Plenty 8 January); failed to comply with Stewards requests; fined $400.

A Harrison | Waikato Bay of Plenty 8 January; use of whip; fined $200.

J Cox | Nelson 8 January; careless driving; suspended 13-20 January inclusive.

M Bryers | Nelson 8 January; improper driving; suspended 16 January - 15 April inclusive and fined $400.

R Close | Nelson 8 January; careless driving; suspended 14-17 January inclusive.

C DeFilippi | Nelson 8 January; failed to maintain straight course in run home; suspended 11-17 January inclusive.

C DeFilippi | Nelson 10 January; use of whip; suspended 18-29 January inclusive.

R Jenkins | Nelson 10 January; use of whip; fined $500.

G Smith | Nelson 10 January; use of whip; fined $200.

Horse Penalties

NELSON’S BOY | Kapiti Coast 4 January; broke in score up and lost chance; must complete mobile start trial.

NORDIC PRINCE | Wyndham 6 January; broke in running; must complete trial.

QUAESTOR | Wyndham 6 January; broke in running; must complete trial.

SIR HENRY CASTLETON | Waikato Bay of Plenty 8 January; lame near hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

CONQUISTADOR | Nelson 8 January; pastern injury; veterinary clearance required.

BETTOR ACHIEVER | Nelson 10 January; broke at start; must complete trial.

MENTALIST | Nelson 10 January; broke in running; must complete trial.

MISSKCMACK | Nelson 10 January; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

PROVISEUR | Nelson 10 January; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

PENELOPE BROMAC | Nelson 10 January; broke in running; must complete trial.

Protests

PRETTY AZZ | Wyndham 6 January; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

MENTALIST | Nelson 8 January; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

I DREAM OF JEANNIE | Nelson 8 January; lapped on; relegated from 4th to 5th.


Greyhounds

Dog Penalties

LITTLE LEAF | Auckland 10 January; failed to pursue the lure (3rd offence); stood down for 12 months and must complete trial.

BIGTIME THOR | Auckland 10 January; failed to pursue the lure but found to have serious injury; must complete trial.

General

The Wanganui GRC meeting scheduled for 6 January was abandoned due to an unsafe track.

Race 1 at the Waikato GRC meeting of 7 January was declared a No Race after the boxes opened prematurely.