News in Brief

24 May 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

K Chowdhoory | South Canterbury 20 May; careless riding; suspended 21 May - 3 June inclusive and fined $500.

C Johnson | South Canterbury 20 May; careless riding; suspended 30 May - 7 June inclusive and fined $500.

A Balloo | South Canterbury 20 May; careless riding; suspended 29 May - 5 June inclusive and fined $300.

K Williams | South Canterbury 20 May; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 22 May).

W Pinn | Whangarei 5 May (heard Waikato 22 May); failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 30 May - 10 July inclusive.

W Pinn | Woodville-Pahiatua 9 May (heard Waikato 22 May); failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 11-31 July inclusive.

E Farr | Waikato 22 May; used whip in consecutive strides; fined $300.

D Montes de Oca | Egmont 23 May; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

Trainer Penalty

J Richards | Cambridge 19 May; late rider declaration; fined $50.

Horse Penalties

INMYSHADOW | Rangitikei 22 May; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance required.

PASHAMALA | Egmont 23 May; bucked during race; must complete trial.

METRO WINNER | Egmont 23 May; late scratching after becoming fractious in barriers; must complete trial.


Harness

Driver Penalties

G O’Reilly | NZ Metropolitan 21 May; use of whip; suspended 24 May - 5 June inclusive.

S Ottley | NZ Metropolitan 21 May; use of whip; suspended 24 May - 5 June inclusive.

A Kyle | Invercargill 22 May; use of whip; suspended 23 May - 10 June inclusive.

F Phelan | Rangiora 23 May; failed to concede position causing his horse to break; suspended 24 May - 23 August inclusive.

C Wigg | Rangiora 23 May; use of whip; fined $500.

S Wigg | Rangiora 23 May; use of whip; fined $200.

R Holmes | NZ Metropolitan 18 May (heard Rangiora 23 May); use of whip; fined $400.

Trainer Penalties

P Williamson | NZ Metropolitan 21 May; incorrect saddlecloths; fined $100.

B Purdon & S Phelan | Auckland 21 May; incorrect gear; fined $100.

B Gray | Invercargill 22 May; incorrect gear; fined $150.

Horse Penalties

GOOSE HEALY | NZ Metropolitan 18 May; lame near fore leg; veterinary clearance required.

MAKE MY DAY | Invercargill 22 May; broke in running; must complete trial.

PRINCE ENVY | Invercargill 22 May; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

LINCOLN MOMENT | Invercargill 22 May; suffering from a fever; veterinary clearance required.

ROCK MY MIND | Invercargill 22 May; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

MOONLIGHT ANGEL | Rangiora 23 May; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

MUZZ | Rangiora 23 May; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

Protests

THE MIGHTY MONDO | NZ Metropolitan 18 May; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 4th.

AHWEL | Waikato Bay of Plenty 20 May; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

MANCHESTER’S ECLIPSE | Auckland 21 May; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

MICHELLE | Rangiora 23 May; failed to lose ground in a break; relegated from 4th to 5th.


Greyhounds

Trainer Penalties

R Wales | Christchurch 18 May; weight offence; fined $150.

J McCook | Christchurch 21 May; scratched runner without valid reason; fined $150.

M Black | Auckland 23 May; weight offence; fined $100.

Dog Penalty

GITAN | Christchurch 17 May; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.