News in Brief

14 February 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

T Newman | Matamata 10 February; careless riding; suspended 18-26 February inclusive and fined $500.

D Bothamley | Southland 11 February; careless riding; suspended 21-26 February inclusive and fined $250.

C Campbell | Southland 11 February; careless riding; suspended 21 February - 5 March inclusive and fined $300.

M Gestain | Southland 11 February; careless riding; suspended 14-21 February inclusive and fined $200.

M McNab | Waikato 13 February; careless riding; suspended 14-27 February inclusive and fined $700.

J Riddell | Waikato 13 February; failed to make weight; fined $250.

Trainer Penalties

G Swann | Wairarapa 8 February; late rider declaration; fined $50.

H Wynyard | Waikato 13 February; misconduct; fined $1,200.

P & D Williams | Waikato 13 February; late rider declaration; fined $50.

D Champion & K Murphy | Banks Peninsula 13 February; failed to scratch runner by prescribed time; fined $100.

Horse Penalties

PLATINUM IMPACT | Wairarapa 8 February; cardiac arrhythmia; must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.

OCEANS AWAY | Wairarapa 8 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

MIANNA | Southland 11 February; bucked during race; must complete trial.

SACRED CAGA | Banks Peninsula 13 February; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

General

The Matamata RC meeting of 10 February was abandoned after Race 3 due to an unsafe track.


Harness

Driver Penalties

R Anderson | Amberley 8 February; breach of push out rule; fined $200.

S Clarke | Oamaru 10 February; breach of push out rule; fined $225.

G Telfer | Oamaru 10 February; careless driving; suspended 11 February - 10 March inclusive.

N Williamson | Riverton 13 February; drove in a manner likely to cause interference; fined $300.

S Tomlinson | Riverton 13 February; out of position at start; fined $100.

K Tomlinson | Riverton 13 February; careless driving; suspended 15-21 February inclusive.

C DeFilippi | Methven 14 February; use of whip; suspended 21 February - 5 March inclusive.

L McKay | Methven 14 February; checked out without safety vest; fined $250.

L McKay | Methven 14 February; use of whip; fined $200.

M Hurrell | Methven 14 February; breach of push out rule; fined $250.

Trainer Penalties

R Dunn | Amberley 8 February; late gear notification; fined $50.

B Gray | Riverton 13 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.

G Smith | Methven 14 February; late to present runners on to track; fined $100.

Horse Penalties

MILLIONDOLLARMONKEY | Amberley 8 February; broke in running; must complete trial.

GEORGIE ZUKOV | Amberley 8 February; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

MAINLAND PAT | Oamaru 10 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

TAUMALOLO | Oamaru 10 February; lame off hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

STYX SWEETIE | NZ Metropolitan 12 February; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

I’MALLABOUTTHEBASE | NZ Metropolitan 12 February; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

S P F THREE | Riverton 13 February; lame right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

KENNINGTON GIRL | Riverton 13 February; broke in score up and unsatisfactory performance; must complete mobile start trial.

CHANGE THE SHAPE | Riverton 13 February; broke in running; must complete trial.

IT’S SUMMERTIME | Riverton 13 February; broke in running; must complete 2 trials.

POSTGRAD SUCCESS | Riverton 13 February; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.


Greyhounds

Trainer Penalties

K Gommans | Palmerston North 9 February; weight offence; fined $100.

R Wales | Christchurch 12 February; nominated runner for consecutive days; fined $100.

Dog Penalties

GEORGE COSTANZA | Christchurch 8 February; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

BUTTERFLY CHILD | Christchurch 8 February; turned in boxes; must complete box trial (subsequently completed on 12 February).

EDISON | Christchurch 8 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete middle distance trial before competing over that distance on a 2 turn track.

DYNA TREVOR | Christchurch 9 February; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

PONTIAC PAT | Christchurch 9 February; marred (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

VON STRASS | Wanganui 12 February; marred (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

OPAWA STUCK | Christchurch 12 February; marred (3rd offence); stood down for 12 months and must complete trial.