News in Brief

13 September 2020


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

O Helagi | Matamata 9 September; failed to make weight; fined $100.

L Douglas | Egmont 11 September; medical clearance required.

A Kuru | Auckland 12 September; use of whip above shoulder height; fined $300.

C Studd | Auckland 12 September; failed to obey a directive; fined $400.

R Cole | Auckland 12 September; medical clearance required.

J Laking | Canterbury 12 September; careless riding; suspended 19-25 September inclusive.

C Johnson | Canterbury 12 September; failed to make weight; fined $100.

C Campbell | Canterbury 12 September; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

M Kareem | Taupo 13 September; medical clearance required.

J Waddell | Counties 15 July (heard Taupo 13 September); failed to make weight; fined $150.

Trainer Penalties

S Ralph | Matamata 9 September; incorrect gear; fined $50.

K Rae & K Williams-Tuhoro | Canterbury 12 September; late rider declarations; fined $50.

Horse Penalties

MAJOR BILLY LISTER | Matamata 9 September; lame right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

TIPICAL | Auckland 12 September; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

SHERWOOD FOREST | Auckland 12 September; lame left foreleg; veterinary clearance required.

SANTORI | Taupo 13 September; layed out throughout; must complete left hand track trial.


Harness

Driver Penalties

C Wigg | Waikato Bay of Plenty 10 September; careless driving; fined $400.

S Wigg | Waikato Bay of Plenty 10 September; use of whip; suspended 11 September - 4 October inclusive.

T Chmiel | NZ Metropolitan 11 September; use of whip; fined $500.

M Kerr | Methven 13 September; use of whip; suspended 18 September - 4 October inclusive.

J Morrison | Methven 13 September; use of whip; fined $300.

C Thornley | Methven 13 September; use of whip; fined $200.

R Close | Methven 13 September; careless driving; suspended 18-24 September inclusive.

K Butt | Methven 13 September; use of whip; fined $300.

Trainer Penalties

G Burrows | Non raceday dated 4 September; attempted to administer a prohibited substance; disqualified 4 September 2020 - 3 September 2023 inclusive with costs of $1,000 to RIU and $500 to JCA.

N Purdon | Auckland 3 September (heard Waikato Bay of Plenty 10 September); failed to attend Stewards enquiry when directed to do so; fined $400.

Horse Penalties

JACK RYAN | Waikato Bay of Plenty 10 September; broke in running; must complete trial.

TOBY O’GARA | Winton 10 September; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

MAJORCA | NZ Metropolitan 11 September; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

EMMA’S BOY | Methven 13 September; broke in running; must complete trial.


Greyhounds

Trainer Penalties

S Gommans | Wanganui 9 September; weight offence; fined $100.

C Weir | Christchurch 11 September; late to kennel runner; fined $50.

Dog Penalties

WHITE COMET | Palmerston North 8 September; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

OPAWA STUCK | Christchurch 11 September; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.