News in Brief

19 July 2020


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

C Jones | Counties 15 July; careless riding; suspended 19-24 July inclusive.

J Fawcett | Counties 15 July; careless riding; suspended 20-24 July inclusive.

S Spratt | Counties 15 July; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

M Hashizume | Counties 15 July; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

J Fawcett | Counties 15 July; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

S Wynne | Southland 17 July; careless riding; suspended 20-25 July inclusive.

A Goindasamy | Waikato 18 July; careless riding (2 charges); suspended 23 July - 8 August inclusive.

T Taiaroa | Rangitikei 18 July; careless riding; suspended 25-29 July inclusive.

J Baillie | Rangitikei 18 July; excessive use of whip; fined $350.

D Prastiyou | South Canterbury 19 July; excessive use of whip; suspended 26 July - 2 August inclusive.

Horse Penalties

BULLYBROOK | Counties 15 July; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance required.

BRUZO | Waikato 18 July; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

FLYINGFLYNN | Rangitikei 18 July; bucked at start; must complete trial.

Protest

THE VILLAIN | Counties 15 July; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 2nd.


Harness

Driver Penalties

M Anderson | Non raceday dated 14 July; acted in a manner detrimental to harness racing and refused to supply information to RIU inspectors; disqualified 1 August 2020 - 31 January 2021 inclusive.

B Hadley | Auckland 15 July; careless driving; suspended 16-29 July inclusive and fined $250.

T Larsen | Invercargill 16 July; use of whip; suspended 17 July - 6 August inclusive.

K Cameron | NZ Metropolitan 19 July; use of whip; fined $300.

G Telfer | NZ Metropolitan 19 July; use of whip; fined $200.

Horse Penalties

SLY TERROR | Auckland 15 July; broke in running; must complete trial.

TARGARYEN | Invercargill 16 July; broke in running; must complete trial.

COUNT EYRE | NZ Metropolitan 17 July; broke in running; must complete trial.

KAYLA MAGUIRE | NZ Metropolitan 19 July; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary certificate including endoscopic examination required.

BEAU MAJOR | NZ Metropolitan 19 July; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

Protests

CEPHEUS | Auckland 15 July; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 3rd.

JACK RYAN | Auckland 15 July; lapped on; relegated from 1st to 2nd.


Greyhounds

Trainer Penalty

M Flipp | Wanganui 17 June (heard non raceday 13 July); scratched runner without valid reason; fined $150.

Dog Penalties

SOFTY BURGESS | Waikato 16 July; marring (2nd charge); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

LITTLE LEAF | Auckland 19 July; marring (2nd charge); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

General

Race 10 at the Palmerston North GRC meeting of 13 July was declared a No Race after the dogs got too close to the lure. Races 11 and 12 were abandoned due to no lure driver being available.

Races 1-5 of the Southland GRC meeting of 16 July were abandoned due to fog.