News in Brief

25 April 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

K Chowdhoory | Canterbury 24 April; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

W Pinn | Canterbury 24 April; medical clearance required.

Trainer Penalty

J Richards | Auckland 24 April; failed to scratch runner by prescribed time; fined $150.

Horse Penalties

GINGER BERRY | Tauranga 21 April; late scratching after rearing over prior to loading; must complete trial.

KERALA | Canterbury 24 April; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

DEN BOSCH | Canterbury 24 April; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

VERY APPEALING | Feilding 25 April; very slow to jump; must complete trial.

Protest

TE POROPITI | Auckland 24 April; hampered when avoiding track staff on track; declared a non runner.


Harness

Driver Penalties

N Rasmussen | NZ Metropolitan 22 April; forced runners over track markers; fined $350.

C DeFilippi | NZ Metropolitan 22 April; use of whip; suspended 27 April - 14 May inclusive.

T Larsen | Winton 23 April; out of position at start; fined $100.

T Larsen | Winton 23 April; use of whip; suspended 24 April - 15 May inclusive.

C Thornley | Winton 23 April; out of position at candy pole; fined $100.

K Newman | Winton 23 April; use of whip; suspended 1-2 May inclusive.

Trainer Penalty

K Newman | Winton 23 April; failed to affix bandage so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

Horse Penalties

WHO MADE WHO | NZ Metropolitan 22 April; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

GIRLS LET LOOSE | NZ Metropolitan 22 April; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

BIRCH | Winton 23 April; broke in running; must complete trial.

BENIO BEN | Winton 23 April; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary clearance including endoscopic examination required.

Protests

TRIXTON TIME | NZ Metropolitan 22 April; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

CREME DE LA CREME | NZ Metropolitan 22 April; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

IDEALISM | Winton 23 April; raced inside track markers; disqualified from 4th.


Greyhounds

Trainer Penalties

H Bond | non raceday dated 19 April; whelped a litter without appropriate licence; fined $250.

A Turnwald | non raceday dated 21 April; failed to present greyhound free of prohibited substance; disqualified 30 April - 31 August inclusive with costs of $3,000 to RIU and $500 to JCA.

R & N O’Regan | Auckland 25 April; failed to notify change of trainer by prescribed time; fined $100.

Dog Penalties

ZIPPING SCOOT | Wanganui 21 April; failed to pursue the lure but subsequently found to have a serious injury; must complete trial.

KNOW PRICE | Otago 23 April; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

General

The Wanganui GRC meeting of 21 April was abandoned after Race 5 due to unsafe track conditions.

Protest

ZIPPING SARAH | Christchurch 12 November; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.