News in Brief

18 April 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

M Hashizume | Counties 11 April (heard Whangarei 14 April); excessive use of whip; fined $400.

M Gibbs-Manssen | Otaki-Maori 15 April; excessive use of whip; suspended 16 April - 20 May inclusive.

R Aukett | Otaki-Maori 15 April; careless riding; suspended 16-25 April inclusive and fined $250.

B Lammas | Otaki-Maori 15 April; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

K Hercock | Otaki-Maori 15 April; excessive use of whip; fined $600.

T Harris | Matamata 16 April; failed to make weight; fined $100.

E McCall | Waikato 17 April; careless riding; suspended 25-29 April inclusive and fined $400.

L Innes | Waikato 17 April; failed to make weight; fined $350.

A Goindasamy | Hawke’s Bay 17 April; careless riding; suspended 27 April - 8 May inclusive and fined $500.

S Wynne | Southland 17 April; medical clearance required.

Trainer Penalties

M Moroney & P Gerard | Hawke’s Bay 17 April; late rider declaration; fined $100.

K & A Tyler | Southland 17 April; incorrect gear; fined $50.

Horse Penalties

WHOSHE’S DIAMOND | Matamata 16 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

PURE VINTAGE | Southland 17 April; late scratching after refusing to load; must complete trial.

Harness

Driver Penalties

M Hurrell | NZ Metropolitan 16 April; out of position at start; fined $100.

S Clarke | NZ Metropolitan 16 April; medical clearance required.

W Low | Wairio 17 April; careless driving; fined $200.

K Townley | Rangiora 18 April; medical clearance required.

Trainer Penalties

M Kerr | Non raceday dated 13 April; committed dishonest and fraudulent activities; disqualified for life with costs of $3,000 to JCA.

I Brownlee | Waikato Bay of Plenty 15 April; incorrect gear; fined $100.

B Mangos | Waikato Bay of Plenty 15 April; late gear notification; fined $50.

I Brownlee | Auckland 16 April; failed to scratch runner by prescribed time; fined $200.

Horse Penalties

PORT PEGASUS | Forbury Park 14 April; broke in running; must complete trial.

ITZ THE CON ARTIST | Forbury Park 14 April; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

ALVIRA HEST | Forbury Park 14 April; prolonged recovery; veterinary clearance required.

BIZZIE LOU | Forbury Park 14 April; broke in running; must complete trial.

WOLFENSTEIN | Forbury Park 14 April; prolonged recovery; must complete trial.

ARMED REACTOR | Auckland 16 April; broke in score-up taking no part; must complete mobile start trial.

JONTY’S BROTHER | NZ Metropolitan 16 April; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

JIMMY ARMA | NZ Metropolitan 16 April; lame right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

SAGINAW | NZ Metropolitan 16 April; laceration to pastern; veterinary clearance required.

THE MIGHTY MONDO | Wairio 17 April; respiratory ailment; veterinary clearance required.

GIFT CARD | Rangiora 18 April; fell in running; must complete trial with veterinary clearance required.

LOVESOMEWHERE | Rangiora 18 April; broke in running; must complete trial.

Protest

KAY CEE | Auckland 16 April; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 2nd.

General

The Auckland TC meeting of 16 April was abandoned after Race 6 due to a major power outage at the track.

Greyhounds

Trainer Penalties

C Roberts | Southland 13 April; weight offence; fined $100.

T Agent & K Williams | Wanganui 16 April; weight offence; fined $150.

Dog Penalty

MURMUR | Waikato 15 April; marring (2nd 0ffence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.