News in Brief

11 April 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

T Harris | Tauranga 5 April; medical clearance required.

B Murray | Riverton 5 April; failed to make weight; fined $100.

K Chowdhoory | Riverton 5 April; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

D Bothamley | Ashburton 7 April; careless riding; suspended 11-22 April inclusive and fined $400.

T Jonker | Ashburton 7 April; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

J Riddell | Wanganui 8 April; careless riding; suspended 12-18 April inclusive and fined $200.

R Elliot | Wanganui 8 April; failed to make weight; fined $100.

C Grylls | Manawatu 9 April; careless riding; suspended 18-22 April inclusive and fined $250.

M Gestain | Canterbury 10 April; careless riding; suspended 11-18 April inclusive and fined $400.

C Johnson | Canterbury 10 April; failed to make weight; fined $250.

L Innes | Counties 11 April; careless riding; suspended 18-24 April inclusive and fined $500.

C Jones | Counties 11 April; excessive use of whip; suspended 12-17 April inclusive and fined $500.

M Hashizume | Counties 11 April; careless riding; suspended 15-18 April inclusive and fined $500.

C Grylls | Counties 11 April; medical clearance required.

Horse Penalties

SAM’S SONG | Riverton 5 April; poor recovery; veterinary clearance required.

PEARL DAVONE | Riverton 5 April; very slow to begin; must complete trial.

BARI | Te Aroha 10 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

Protests

SERAPHIC | Riverton 5 April; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

GRANITE RIDGE | Ashburton 7 April; caused interference; relegated from 2nd to 3rd.

EXTORTION | Te Aroha 10 April; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 2nd.

CORRETTO | Te Aroha 10 April; caused interference; relegated from 2nd to 3rd.

General

The Te Aroha JC meeting of 10 April was abandoned after Race 3 due to an unsafe track.


Harness

Driver Penalties

J Douglas | Wyndham 1 April (heard Invercargill 10 April); careless driving; suspended 11-23 April inclusive.

B Hope | NZ Metropolitan 9 April (heard Methven 11 April); breach of push out rule; fined $500.

M Smolenski | Methven 11 April; out of position at start; fined $100.

M Smolenski | Methven 11 April; use of whip; fined $200.

P Nairn | Methven 11 April; use of whip; suspended 19 April - 30 May inclusive.

Trainer Penalties

F Scott | Banks Peninsula 5 April; failed to affix bandage so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

P & V Blanchard | Waikato Bay of Plenty 8 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.

Horse Penalties

MONARO MAKO | Banks Peninsula 5 April; broke in running; must complete trial.

DAGGY LAMB | Banks Peninsula 5 April; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

SPORTSCAM | NZ Metropolitan 9 April; out of position at start; must complete mobile start trial.

NAVARA | NZ Metropolitan 9 April; broke in running; must complete trial.

ONE MAJIC KENNY | NZ Metropolitan 9 April; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

ART COURAGE | Invercargill 10 April; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

SWEET ANNIE | Invercargill 10 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

ROCKNSNAP | Methven 11 April; lame left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

PEMBROOK TILLY | Methven 11 April; late scratching due to unsatisfactory manners; must complete standing start trial.

Protest

PRETTY PETITE | Waikato Bay of Plenty 8 April; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.


Greyhounds

Trainer Penalty

M Dempsey | Christchurch 6 April; failed to remove collar; fined $50.

Dog Penalties

ALLEGRO BRYAN | Palmerston North 6 April; failed to pursue the lure but found to have serious injury; must complete trial.

REBEL HUSTLER | Christchurch 6 April; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

DYNA TREVOR | Christchurch 6 April; marring (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

SMOKIN’ CHIMNEY | Wanganui 9 April; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.