News in Brief

13 December 2020


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

M McNab | Tauranga 11 December; careless riding; suspended 13-23 December inclusive and fined $500.

T Newman | Tauranga 11 December; careless riding; suspended 13-18 December inclusive and fined $250.

K Mudhoo | Southland 12 December; careless riding; suspended 13-19 December inclusive and fined $250.

D Bothamley | Southland 12 December; failed to make weight; fined $100.

L Callaway | Non raceday dated 4 December; presented to ride with prohibited substance in system; fined $800 with costs of $190 to RIU.

Horse Penalties

MATINEE | Hawke’s Bay 9 December; late scratching after losing rider in preliminary and was reluctant to return to start; must complete trial.

PERSISTENCE | Hawke’s Bay 9 December; late scratching after being injured in tie-up stalls area; veterinary clearance required.

RIO STAR | Hawke’s Bay 9 December; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

ALEX MY MAN | Hawke’s Bay 9 December; late scratching after losing rider in preliminary and unable to be remounted; must complete trial.

DRAGON REALM | Tauranga 11 December; ran off final turn; must complete right handed track trial.

OHCEEDEE | Waikato 12 December; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

KLAASEN | Waikato 12 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

PINMEDOWN | Waikato 12 December; cardiac arrhythmia; must complete trial.

HOYT AXTON | Waikato 12 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

ICANTTELLYA | Southland 12 December; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

DONTPUTYAFOOTINIT | Southland 12 December; bled for 2nd time; ineligible to race in New Zealand.


Harness

Driver Penalties

S Ottley | Auckland 11 December; use of whip; suspended 14-27 December inclusive.

T Williams | Auckland 11 December; use of whip; suspended 14-27 December inclusive and fined $500.

J Morrison | Invercargill 25 November (heard NZ Metropolitan 11 December); use of whip after finishing line; suspended 14-19 December inclusive and fined $500.

Horse Penalties

GENTLE MAC | Winton 10 December; broke and took no part in race; must complete 2 trials.

LOOK BOTH WAYS | NZ Metropolitan 12 December; broke in running; must complete trial.

AVEROSS SPITFIRE | Methven 13 December; broke in running; must complete trial.

ONE OVER DOVER | Methven 13 December; broke in running; must complete trial.

Protests

MURIWAI MAGIC | Manawatu 10 December; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

SIPOWICZ | Manawatu 10 December; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

KIWI HEIR | Winton 10 December; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.


Greyhounds

Trainer Penalty

G Cleeve | Christchurch 8 December; weight offence; fined $100.

Dog Penalties

LITTLE MASE | Christchurch 7 December; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

THRILLING NORMAN | Manawatu 8 December; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.