News in Brief

29 November 2020


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

S Weatherley | Waikato 25 November; excessive use of whip; suspended 3-12 December inclusive.

T Harris | Waikato 25 November; excessive use of whip; suspended 29 November - 10 December inclusive.

C Ormsby | Waikato 25 November; excessive use of whip; suspended 29 November - 10 December inclusive.

T Harris | Levin 26 November; failed to make weight; fined $350.

H Schofer | Levin 26 November; failed to make weight; fined $100.

T Jonker | Central Otago 27 November; careless riding; suspended 30 November - 8 December inclusive.

C Johnson | Central Otago 27 November; careless riding; suspended 30 November - 10 December inclusive.

M Gestain | Central Otago 27 November; careless riding; suspended 5-12 December inclusive.

T Yanagida | Auckland 28 November; careless riding; suspended 3-11 December inclusive.

E McCall | Auckland 28 November; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

Trainer Penalty

W Rutherford | Waikato 25 November; failed to provide barrier blanket; fined $50.

Horse Penalties

TINA AGAIN | Waikato 25 November; late scratching after becoming fractious in barrier; must complete trial.

SALISBURY | Central Otago 27 November; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

POILU | Central Otago 27 November; made contact with barrier and lost rider; must complete trial.

TUSCAN WHISTLER | Auckland 28 November; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

MILANO | Otago 29 November; late scratching after escaping from barrier; must complete trial.


Harness

Trainer Penalties

T Dewe | Invercargill 25 November; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

M Purdon | Geraldine 28 November; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $200.

M Fuller | Geraldine 28 November; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

W Stevenson | Oamaru 21 November (heard NZ Metropolitan 29 November); failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

G Court | NZ Metropolitan 27 November (heard NZ Metropolitan 29 November); incorrect gear; fined $150.

Horse Penalties

SWEDISH STARLET | Invercargill 25 November; pedal bone injury; veterinary clearance required.

MR OLYMPUS | Invercargill 25 November; broke in running; must complete trial.

VON ART | Invercargill 25 November; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

FIREBALL | Invercargill 25 November; poor recovery; veterinary clearance required.

IDLE STUARTIA | NZ Metropolitan 27 November; respiratory infection; veterinary clearance required.

CROWN RANGE | Geraldine 28 November; paced at start; must complete standing start trial.

MAJESTIC WHISPER | Geraldine 28 November; unsatisfactory manners prior to start; must complete standing start trial.

MIDNIGHT IN MEMPHIS | Geraldine 28 November; stood on mark at start; must complete standing start trial.

THE ARTFUL DODGER | Geraldine 28 November; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

GLACIER COASTER | NZ Metropolitan 29 November; broke in running; must complete trial.

Protest

ANTEROS | NZ Metropolitan 29 November; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.


Greyhounds

Dog Penalties

THRILLING IZZY | Wanganui 27 November; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

SADOWSKI | Auckland 29 November; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

General

The Wanganui GRC meeting scheduled for 25 November was abandoned due to adverse weather and track conditions.