News in Brief

25 October 2020


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

T Thornton | Matamata 21 October; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

K Mudhoo | Canterbury 24 October; careless riding; suspended 27 October - 4 November inclusive.

R Cuneen | Canterbury 24 October; careless riding; suspended 27 October - 5 November inclusive.

S Wynne | Canterbury 24 October; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 25 October).

R Aukett | Wellington 25 October; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

Trainer Penalty

L Robinson | Canterbury 24 October; incorrect gear; fined $50.

Horse Penalties

SIDEBAR | Taranaki 23 October; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

NOT AN OPTION | Waikato 24 October; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance required.

KEEP QUIET | Canterbury 24 October; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

SHOW BAZZ | Canterbury 24 October; lame right hind leg; veterinary clearance required.


Harness

Driver Penalty

D O’Connell | NZ Metropolitan 6 September (heard Tuapeka 25 October); failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 31 October 2020 - 30 April 2021 inclusive.

Trainer Penalties

J & M Teaz | Waikato Bay of Plenty 25 October; failed to scratch by prescribed time; fined $200.

J Young | Waikato Bay of Plenty 25 October; incorrect gear (2 charges); fined $200.

K Barclay & T Ellis | Tuapeka 25 October; incorrect gear; fined $100.

M Shinn | Tuapeka 25 October; failed to scratch by prescribed time; fined $200.

K Butt | Tuapeka 25 October; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

Horse Penalties

ROSIES TERROR | NZ Metropolitan 22 October; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

JAZZY STAR | NZ Metropolitan 22 October; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

MIDFREW LUISIANABEAU | NZ Metropolitan 22 October; laceration to knee; veterinary clearance required.

CYBER ATTACK | Auckland 23 October; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

ARTFULLY CRAFTED | Tuapeka 25 October; heart murmur; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

Protests

ONE MAJIC KENNY | Auckland 23 October; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

BE MINE TONIGHT | Tuapeka 25 October; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Greyhounds

Trainer/Handler Penalties

C Steele | Christchurch 18 September (heard Christchurch 8 October); threatened a Steward; suspended 24 October 2020 - 23 April 2021 inclusive (remitted to 23 February 2021 if counselling completed).

V Castro | Auckland 25 October; failed to retrieve greyhound by required time; fined $50.