News in Brief

24 January 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

W Pinn | Tauranga 2 January (heard Waikato 20 January); failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 31 January - 17 February inclusive.

L Innes | Auckland 23 January; careless riding; suspended 31 January - 8 February inclusive and fined $400.

S Weatherley | Auckland 23 January; careless riding; suspended 1-10 February inclusive and fined $400.

T Taiaroa | Wellington 23 January; careless riding; suspended 24-30 January inclusive and fined $250.

A Bohorun | Gore 23 January; medical clearance required.

Trainer Penalties

M Moroney & P Gerard | Waikato 20 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.

D Guy | Auckland 23 January; late rider declaration; fined $250.

Horse Penalties

O’JESSICA | Waikato 20 January; reared at start; must complete trial.

GAELIC SPIRIT | Wellington 23 January; lame left foreleg; veterinary clearance required.

CAPO DELL IMPERO | Gore 23 January; bucked during race; must complete trial.

WILD JACK | Gore 23 January; late scratching when found to be lame in near hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

ROSIE GLOW | Gore 23 January; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance required.

TRICKLE TREAT | Gore 23 January; suspensory ligament injury; veterinary clearance required.


Harness

Driver Penalties

M Edmonds | Banks Peninsula 24 January; use of whip; fined $200.

T Williams | Banks Peninsula 24 January; careless driving; fined $350.

A Cameron | Banks Peninsula 24 January; use of whip; fined $200.

Trainer Penalty

M Wallis & B Hackett | Auckland 22 January; incorrect gear; fined $100.

Horse Penalties

R K FINN | Winton 20 January; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

OFF THE EDGE | NZ Metropolitan 22 January; lame off hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

ROCKNROLL DIVA | Banks Peninsula 24 January; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

SUNNY VALLEY | Banks Peninsula 24 January; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

MAJESTIC SUNSET | Banks Peninsula 24 January; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.


Greyhounds

Dog Penalties

GOLDSTAR LOVIE Christchurch 22 January; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

MIDNIGHT FAITH | Auckland 24 January; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

General

The Wanganui GRC meeting scheduled for 20 January was abandoned due to an unsafe track.