News in Brief

12 January 2020

Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

M McNab | Wellington 11 January; excessive use of whip; suspended 19-25 January inclusive and fined $200.

L Hemi | Wellington 11 January; careless riding; suspended 19-29 January inclusive.

M Dee | Wellington 11 January; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

Trainer Penalty

B Wallace & G Cooksley | Auckland 12 January; incorrect gear; fined $50.

Horse Actions/Penalties

BALALAIKA | Otaki-Maori 6 January; late scratching after becoming fractious in barrier; must complete trial.

WICKET MAIDEN | Otaki-Maori 6 January; late scratching after refusing to load; must complete trial.

JAKKABELLA | Otaki-Maori 6 January; late scratching after becoming injured en route to track; veterinary clearance required.

ALMO STREET | Otaki-Maori 6 January; very slow to jump; must complete trial.

TE WAEWAE BAY | Matamata 7 January; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance required.

RAGNAL | Greymouth 11 January; irregular heartbeat; veterinary clearance required.

HOWBATDAT | Auckland 12 January; late scratching after failing to load; must complete trial.


Protest

SPIDER LILY | Greymouth 11 January; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Harness


Driver Penalties

M Hurrell | Wyndham 6 January; careless driving; suspended 10-15 January inclusive.

J Campbell | Wyndham 6 January; use of whip; fined $200.

L McKay | Timaru 7 January; use of whip; fined $200.

L Chin | Waikato Bay of Plenty 10 January; use of whip; fined $200.

P Davis | Reefton 30 December (heard Nelson 10 January); use of whip; suspended 18-26 January inclusive.

S Quill | Waikato Bay of Plenty 10 January (heard Waikato Bay of Plenty 11 January); careless driving; suspended 19-26 January inclusive and fined $400.

B Butcher | Waikato Bay of Plenty 11 January; careless driving; suspended 12-18 January inclusive.

A Drake | Waikato Bay of Plenty 11 January; use of whip; fined $300.

M Edmonds | Nelson 10 January (heard Nelson 12 January); use of whip; fined $300.

G Smith | Nelson 12 January; failed to maintain straight course in run home; fined $400.


Trainer Penalties

K Barclay & P Ellis | Northern Southland 9 January; late gear change; fined $50.

D Butcher | Waikato Bay of Plenty 10 January; colour fee; fined $25.


Horse Actions/Penalties

CAB CALLOWAY | Wyndham 6 January; hematoma to a knee; veterinary clearance required.

MAKURA | Timaru 7 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

ALONSO | Timaru 7 January; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

DASH FOR CASH | Timaru 7 January; proved difficult prior to start; must complete standing start trial.

GOTTAGETTABEER | Timaru 7 January; broke in running; must complete trial.

MALDITO | Timaru 7 January; fractious prior to start; must complete standing start trial.

CHIEF KAPAI | Timaru 7 January; atrial fibrillation; must complete trial with veterinary clearance required.

DREAMINSOVER | Northern Southland 9 January; late scratching when found to be lame in a leg; veterinary clearance required.

VESNINA | Nelson 10 January; late scratching due to unsatisfactory manners in preliminary; must complete trial.

GREY STOKE | Waikato Bay of Plenty 11 January; broke in running; must complete trial.

THE BANDIT QUEEN | Waikato Bay of Plenty 11 January; fell in running; must complete trial.

EMPRESS OF THE SUN | Waikato Bay of Plenty 11 January; broke in running; must complete trial.

MONO GAMBLE | Nelson 12 January; broke in running; must complete trial.

DYNAMITE | Nelson 12 January; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

SOUTHERLY CHANGE | Nelson 12 January; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.


Protests

SUSIES WAY | Wyndham 6 January; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

WHATWILLBEEWILLBEE | Wyndham 6 January; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

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

DON’T NEED AN EXCUSE | Northern Southland 9 January; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 3rd.

LOVE THE BLUES | Northern Southland 9 January; gained advantage when racing inside pylon final bend; disqualified from 1st.

FORGET THE PRICE TAG | Waikato Bay of Plenty 10 January; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

GERSHWIN | Waikato Bay of Plenty 10 January; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 5th.

HANDS UP JACK | Nelson 10 January; lapped on; relegated from 4th to 5th.

THE REV | Waikato Bay of Plenty 11 January; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

GREY STOKE | Waikato Bay of Plenty 11 January; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 5th.


General

Race 7 at the Waikato Bay of Plenty HRC meeting of 11 January was abandoned due to a fallen runner on the track.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

J McInerney | Wanganui 8 January; failed to present papers; fined $50.

S Hunt | Wanganui 8 January; failed to present papers; fined $50.

S & B Evans | Christchurch 10 January; weight offences (2 charges); fined $300.


Dog Penalties

YOUNG DUMB BROKE | Wanganui 8 January; failed to pursue the lure but found to have serious injury; must complete trial.

CHECKPOINT | Wanganui 8 January; failed to pursue the lure but found to have serious injury; must complete trial.