News in Brief

14 March 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

J Parkes | Otaki-Maori 10 March; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 13 March).

A Calder | Counties 12 March; careless riding; suspended 21-26 March inclusive and fined $250.

C Jones | Counties 12 March; careless riding; suspended 13-22 March inclusive and fined $250.

S Weatherley | Counties 12 March; broke riding engagement; fined $200.

L Innes | Auckland 7 March (heard Auckland 13 March); excessive use of whip; suspended 14-21 March inclusive and fined $1,500.

T Thornton | Auckland 13 March; careless riding; suspended 21-24 March inclusive and fined $250.

L Satherley | Auckland 13 March; careless riding; suspended 22-27 March inclusive and fined $500.

J Riddell | Auckland 13 March; careless riding; suspended 14-24 March inclusive and fined $750.

L Hemi | Wellington 13 March; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

Trainer Penalties

B Wallace & G Cooksley | Non raceday dated 8 March; failed to present runner free of prohibited substance; fined $2,000 with costs of $1,262.25 to RIU.

D Frye | Amberley 11 March; late scratched runner without valid reason; fined $300.

Horse Penalties

SHE’S SO RELIABLE | Otaki-Maori 10 March; late scratching after becoming cast in barrier; must complete trial.

CROCODILE ROC | Amberley 11 March; late scratching after failing to load; must complete trial.

ARRIVO | Counties 12 March; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

MAGNESS | Wellington 13 March; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

Protest

JASON BELLTREE | Counties 31 October; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.



Harness

Driver Penalties

R Holmes | Oamaru 10 March; careless driving; fined $300.

D Ferguson | Waikato Bay of Plenty 4 March (heard Waikato Bay of Plenty 11 March); failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 13-26 March inclusive.

C Jamieson | Waikato Bay of Plenty 11 March; careless driving; suspended 12-26 March inclusive.

B Mangos | Auckland 5 March (heard Auckland 12 March); use of whip; suspended 13 March - 8 April inclusive.

J Kriechbaumer | Auckland 12 March; raced over track markers; fined $200.

Trainer Penalty

R Paynter | Waikato Bay of Plenty 11 March; incorrect gear; fined $150.

Horse Penalties

ACENTO | Oamaru 10 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

CRAZY | Waikato Bay of Plenty 11 March; broke in running; must complete 2 trials.

MISS BACARDI | Westport 12 March; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

CABALLE BEACH | Westport 12 March; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

CRUSHER COLLINS | Northern Southland 13 March; respiratory infection; veterinary clearance required.

UNFAZED | Reefton 14 March; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

MISTER MIGHTY | Reefton 14 March; fell in running; must complete trial with veterinary clearance required.

ONE OVER DOVER | Reefton 14 March; broke in running; must complete trial.

Protests

SHEZA MIGHTY MONARCH | Oamaru 10 March; lapped on; relegated from 4th to 5th.

MIKI MONTANA | Auckland 12 March; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

SMOKEY MAC | Northern Southland 13 March; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 4th.



Greyhounds

Trainer/Handler Penalty

J McCook | Christchurch 8 March; late to kennel runner; fined $50.

Dog Penalties

GOLDSTAR ROYAL | Christchurch 8 March; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

OPAWA BUD | Wanganui 10 March; failed to pursue the lure but found to have serious injury; must complete trial.

AWARD WINNER | Waikato 11 March; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

BIG TIME FLASH | Wanganui 12 March; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.