News in Brief

19 January 2020

Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

K Chowdhoory | Westland 14 January; careless riding; suspended 19-25 January inclusive.

J Laking | Westland 14 January; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

M McNab | Rotorua 15 January; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 17 January).

C Burdan | Tauranga 17 January; omitted gear; fined $150.

R Elliot | Tauranga 17 January; failed to make weight; fined $200.

C Grylls | Wellington 18 January; careless riding; suspended 26 January - 20 February inclusive and fined $750.

S McKay | Wellington 18 January; excessive use of whip; suspended 21 January - 8 February inclusive and fined $1,000.

T Thornton | Wellington 18 January; excessive use of whip; suspended 26 January - 12 February inclusive and fined $1,000.

C Grylls | Wellington 18 January; excessive use of whip; fined $600.

J Riddell | Waikato 19 January; failed to make weight; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

T Pike | Rotorua 15 January; late rider declaration; fined $50.

L Saunders | Tauranga 17 January; late rider declaration; fined $50.

M Moroney & P Gerard | Waikato 19 January; late rider declaration; fined $50.


Horse Actions/Penalties

READY TO ROAR | Rotorua 15 January; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance required.

EL NYMPH | Rotorua 15 January; late scratching after failing to load; must complete trial.

MODEL AYE | Tauranga 17 January; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

SHENANIGANS | Tauranga 17 January; lame off hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

CINZENTO | Wellington 18 January; lame off fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

JOHNNY LINCOLN | Wellington 18 January; tendon injury; veterinary clearance required.

CAUGHT THE EYE | Waikato 19 January; bled on second occasion; ineligible to race in New Zealand.

RIP ‘N’ BURN | Waikato 19 January; lame right fore leg; veterinary clearance required.


Harness


Driver Penalties

G Thornley | Marlborough 17 January; careless driving; suspended 20 January - 1 February inclusive.

C Wigg | Waikato Bay of Plenty 18 January; careless driving; fined $250.

B Weaver | Marlborough 17 January (heard Marlborough 19 January); careless driving; suspended 20-31 January inclusive.

K Tomlinson | Marlborough 19 January; use of whip; suspended 20-26 January inclusive.

J Geddes | Marlborough 19 January; use of whip; fined $200.


Trainer Penalties

S Dolan | Non raceday dated 15 January; provided false or misleading information to Stewards; fined $1,500.

B Purdon | Auckland 17 January; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

G Cronin | Waikato Bay of Plenty 18 January; colour fee; fined $25.

J Stormont | Waikato Bay of Plenty 18 January; colour fee; fined $25.


Horse Actions/Penalties

NATIVES LASTING LOVE | Timaru 15 January; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance required.

MISS MOPPET | Timaru 15 January; lame in hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

BONNIES DELIGHT | Wyndham 16 January; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

ALLANDALE | Wyndham 16 January; laceration to pastern; veterinary clearance required.

SEQUEL | Marlborough 19 January; broke in running; must complete trial.

GOING FOR GOLD | Marlborough 19 January; broke at start; must complete mobile start trial.

ROCKNROLL ROD | Marlborough 19 January; broke in running; must complete trial.

SILK | Marlborough 19 January; reared and fell prior to start; must complete standing start trial.


Protests

DOC SEELSTER | Timaru 15 January; refused to score up; declared a non runner.

GLEN ELGIN TOMSON | Marlborough 17 January; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

SILK | Marlborough 19 January; reared and fell prior to start; declared a non runner.


Greyhounds


Trainer/Handler Penalties

S O’Neill | Wanganui 17 January; scratched runner without valid reason; fined $150.

A Turnwald | Wanganui 17 January; weight offence; fined $100.


Dog Penalties

BIGTIME CALEB | Palmerston North 13 January; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

AWARD WINNER | Waikato 16 January; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

SPEEDY BOSS | Christchurch 17 January; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

OPAWA ROD | Christchurch 17 January; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.