News in Brief

27 September 2020


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

A Calder | Matamata 23 September; careless riding; suspended 1-9 October inclusive.

R Oliver | Matamata 23 September; careless riding; suspended 1-4 October inclusive.

R Elliot | Matamata 23 September; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 26 September).

R Bishop | Woodville-Pahiatua 24 September; failed to make weight; fined $100.

H Schofer | Woodville-Pahiatua 24 September; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

J Fawcett | Auckland 26 September; careless riding; suspended 4-31 October inclusive.

S McKay | Auckland 26 September; medical clearance required.

O Helagi | Auckland 26 September; medical clearance required.

R Oliver | Taranaki 26 September; careless riding; suspended 5-10 October inclusive.

S Collett | Taranaki 26 September; careless riding; suspended 4-14 October inclusive.

Trainer Penalties

T MacDonald | Matamata 23 September; late rider declaration; fined $50.

S Marsh | Matamata 23 September; late rider declaration; fined $50.

Horse Penalties

MELODIOUS | Woodville-Pahiatua 24 September; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

I GOT A ROCK | Woodville-Pahiatua 24 September; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

GABRIEL | Auckland 26 September; bled for 2nd time; ineligible to race in New Zealand.

TEARS OF JUPITER | Auckland 26 September; late scratching after breaking through front of barrier; must complete trial.

IRISH FLARE | Taranaki 26 September; late scratching after being fractious in barrier; must complete trial.

IHU | Taranaki 26 September; lame left foreleg; veterinary clearance required.


Harness

Driver Penalties

M Hurrell | Winton 24 September; careless driving; suspended 2-8 October inclusive.

R May | NZ Metropolitan 17 September (heard NZ Metropolitan 25 September); drove with foot out of sulky footrest; fined $100.

B Butt | NZ Metropolitan 25 September; use of whip; suspended 3-11 October inclusive.

M Williamson | NZ Metropolitan 25 September; use of whip; suspended 3-9 October inclusive.

J Dunn | NZ Metropolitan 25 September; use of whip; fined $200.

A Faulks | NZ Metropolitan 25 September; use of whip; fined $200.

Trainer Penalties

K Barclay & P Ellis | Winton 24 September; incorrect gear; fined $100.

S Smolenski | Banks Peninsula 27 September; late driver notification; fined $100.

Horse Penalties

IT’S SUMMERTIME | Winton 24 September; broke in running; must complete trial.

KHAL DROGO | NZ Metropolitan 25 September; pedal bone injury; veterinary clearance required.

A BETTOR ACT | NZ Metropolitan 25 September; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

FUTURA EASTON | Banks Peninsula 27 September; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary clearance including endoscopic examination required.

NARCISSIST | Banks Peninsula 27 September; laceration to heel; veterinary clearance required.

Protest

CALL THIS FUN | Banks Peninsula 27 September; lapped on; relegated from 2nd to 3rd.


Greyhounds

Dog Penalty

GOLDSTAR JOURNEY | Wanganui 25 September; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.