News in Brief

28 March 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

A Goindasamy | Counties 24 March; careless riding; suspended 4-14 April inclusive and fined $500.

D Montes De Oca | Taranaki 26 March; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

S O’Malley | Taranaki 26 March; failed to make weight; fined $100.

D Johnson | Tauranga 27 March; careless riding; suspended 4-8 April inclusive and fined $400.

K Kwo | Beaumont 22 March (heard Hororata 27 March); careless riding; suspended 3-8 April inclusive and fined $250.

S Spratt | Hororata 27 March; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

A Balloo | Hororata 27 March; excessive use of whip; suspended 6-10 April inclusive and fined $500.

S Wynne | Hororata 27 March; excessive use of whip; suspended 28 March - 9 April inclusive and fined $1,000.

Trainer Penalties

L Callaway & N White | Beaumont 22 March; failed to scratch by prescribed time; fined $150.

C Cole | Counties 24 March; late rider declaration; fined $50.

Horse Penalties

CRYSTAL BELLINI | Beaumont 22 March; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

BOLD MAC | Taranaki 26 March; reared and lost chance at start; must complete trial.

MALT TIME | Tauranga 27 March; hung in race; must complete right handed trial.

STYLISH DESIGN | Hororata 27 March; late scratching after failing to load; must complete trial.

General

Race 6 at the Beaumont RC meeting of 22 March was abandoned due to a power failure on course.

The Masterton RC meeting of 28 March was abandoned after Race 1 due to an unsafe track.

Harness

Driver Penalties

R May | NZ Metropolitan 24 March; careless driving; suspended 29 March - 5 April inclusive.

L McCormick | NZ Metropolitan 24 March; careless driving; suspended 25 March - 5 April inclusive.

Z Butcher | Waikato Bay of Plenty 18 March (heard Auckland 26 March); failed to drive to the end of race; suspended 27 March - 1 April inclusive and fined $250.

G Smith | Ashburton 27 February (heard NZ Metropolitan 26 March); failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 28 March - 5 April inclusive.

S Ottley | NZ Metropolitan 26 March; improper driving; fined $600.

C DeFilippi | NZ Metropolitan 26 March; use of whip; suspended 27 March - 11 April inclusive.

S McNally | Waimate 28 March; careless driving; suspended 29 March - 1 April inclusive.

J Kennett | Waimate 28 March; medical clearance required.

Trainer Penalty

S Allen | Waimate 28 March; late presenting runner onto track; fined $100.

Horse Penalties

JAMES CAGNEY | NZ Metropolitan 24 March; mucus in trachea; veterinary clearance required.

MRS WASHINGTON | NZ Metropolitan 24 March; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

RAZORS EDGE | NZ Metropolitan 24 March; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

TOLKIEN | Invercargill 25 March; broke in running; must complete trial.

JODY DIREEN | Invercargill 25 March; elevated heart rate; veterinary clearance required.

TAIRLAW TOLL | Invercargill 25 March; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

SHANDON BELLS | NZ Metropolitan 26 March; lame left front leg; veterinary clearance required.

TAXMAN | NZ Metropolitan 26 March; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

BURLINGTON | Waimate 28 March; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary clearance including endoscopic examination required.

QUARTERBACK | Waimate 28 March; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary clearance including endoscopic examination required.

THE ARTFUL DODGER | Waimate 28 March; fell in running; must complete trial and veterinary clearance required.

SHE’S TOUGH | Waimate 28 March; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

CALYPSO ROCK | Waimate 28 March; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

Protests

MATAI JETSTAR | Forbury Park 22 March; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.

AIGUILLE | NZ Metropolitan 24 March; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

MOSSMAN | NZ Metropolitan 26 March; broke gear in score up and took no part; declared a non runner.

YOU CAN FLY ARDEN | Waimate 28 March; retired from race after driver caught driverless horse; declared a non runner.

MILLIONDOLLARMONKEY | Waimate 28 March; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 3rd.

General

Race 6 at the Forbury Park TC of 22 March was abandoned due to a power outage on course.

Greyhounds

Trainer/Handler Penalty

S O’Neill | Wanganui 26 March; late to kennel runner; fined $50.

Dog Penalties

GOLDSTAR LORENZO | Christchurch 23 March; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

FEEL THE MADNESS | Wanganui 24 March; failed to pursue the lure but found to have serious injury; must complete trial.

SOVEREIGN ALICE | Waikato 25 March; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

MAYBE MEGAN | Waikato 25 March; failed to pursue the lure but found to have serious injury; must complete trial.