News in Brief

16 May 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

R Beeharry | Ashburton 12 May; careless riding; suspended 21-28 May inclusive and fined $150.

D Bothamley | Ashburton 12 May; failed to make weight; fined $100.

C Johnson | Wanganui 13 May; careless riding; suspended 21-26 May inclusive and fined $150.

R Elliot | Wanganui 13 May; careless riding; suspended 24-28 May inclusive and fined $150.

M Singh | Woodville-Pahiatua 9 May (heard Wanganui 13 May); careless riding; suspended 14 May-7 June inclusive.

T Moki | Wanganui 13 May; failed to make weight; fined $100.

C Thornton | Matamata 14 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

O Bosson | Matamata 14 May; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 15 May).

T Thornton | Rotorua 15 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

R Elliot | Rotorua 15 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

L Callaway | Wairio 16 May; failed to make weight; fined $100.

J Lowry | Wairio 16 May; medical clearance required.

Trainer Penalties

P Harris | Ashburton 12 May; incorrect gear; fined $50.

N Bishara | Rotorua 15 May; late to present runner; fined $100.

Horse Penalties

LANCASTER PARK | Ashburton 12 May; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

ROCKET SCIENCE | Taranaki 15 May; late scratching after becoming fractious in barrier; must complete trial.


Harness

Driver Penalties

Z Meredith | Non raceday dated 10 May; failed to drive trackwork free of prohibited substance; suspended 7 April-6 May inclusive and costs of $150 to RIU.

T Hopkins | Auckland 7 May (heard Auckland 13 May); improper driving; suspended 14 May-30 November inclusive.

B Hope | NZ Metropolitan 14 May; use of whip; suspended 22-30 May inclusive.

B Norman | Winton 15 May; careless driving; suspended 16 May-5 June inclusive.

A Milne | Winton 15 May; use of whip; fined $200.

Trainer Penalty

J Alford | Non raceday dated 10 May; administered prohibited substances to runners; disqualified 10 May 2021-9 May 2028 inclusive and costs to JCA of $2,000.

Horse Penalties

WEE RING THE CHANGES | NZ Metropolitan 11 May; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

ONE DIRECTION | NZ Metropolitan 11 May; lame left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

RIPSNORTER | NZ Metropolitan 11 May; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary clearance including scope required.

SHARDAN SUZIE | NZ Metropolitan 11 May; broke in score up; must complete mobile start trial.

GO MARG | NZ Metropolitan 11 May; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

OROUA | Auckland 13 May; lame right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

BETTASTAR | NZ Metropolitan 14 May; out of position at start; must complete mobile start trial.

EMMA JOY | NZ Metropolitan 14 May; mucous in trachea; veterinary clearance required.

BIZZIE LOU | NZ Metropolitan 14 May; broke in running; must complete trial.

THE HONEY QUEEN | NZ Metropolitan 14 May; mucous in trachea; veterinary clearance required.

GET UP N DANCE | Winton 15 May; slow recovery; veterinary clearance required.

ZACH LOWE | Winton 15 May; lame left front leg; veterinary clearance required.

QUIK SHOT | Ashburton 16 May; lame right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

SOUTH PARK | Ashburton 16 May; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

SOME TIME | Ashburton 16 May; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

Protests

SUNDONS FLYER | NZ Metropolitan 14 May; denied a fair start; declared a late scratching.

SHOW ME THE GRAY | NZ Metropolitan 14 May; denied a fair start; declared a late scratching.

OUTAMYWAY | NZ Metropolitan 14 May; denied a fair start; declared a late scratching.

CHIEF OF STAFF | NZ Metropolitan 14 May; denied a fair start; declared a late scratching.


Greyhounds

Trainer Penalties

L Cole | Palmerston North 10 May; weight offence; fined $150.

M Goodier | Palmerston North 10 May; weight offence; fined $150.

B Mitchell | Palmerston North 3 May (heard Wanganui 12 May); scratched runner without valid reason; fined $150.

Dog Penalty

YOU READY BOOTS | Auckland 16 May; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.