News in Brief

3 August 2020


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

R Elliot | Hawke’s Bay 29 July; failed to make weight; fined $250.

R Bishop | Wellington 31 July; careless riding; suspended 1-13 August inclusive.

J Baillie | Wellington 31 July; excessive use of whip; suspended 1-8 August inclusive.

L Hemi | Wellington 31 July; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

C Burdan | Matamata 1 August; careless riding; suspended 9-22 August inclusive.

E Nicholas | Matamata 1 August; medical clearance required.

K Asano | Ashburton 1 August; careless riding; suspended 9-22 August inclusive.

R Cuneen | Ashburton 1 August; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

R Beemud | Te Aroha 2 August; careless riding; suspended 9-26 August inclusive.

R Beemud | Te Aroha 2 August; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

Trainer Penalties

H Wynyard | Non raceday dated 27 July; misconduct; fined $1,000 and costs of $300 to JCA.

J Pender | Te Aroha 2 August; incorrect gear; fined $50.

Horse Penalties

PRIZED PINS | Wellington 31 July; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

SPEEDY MEADY | Matamata 1 August; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

SUMMER WARRIOR | Te Aroha 2 August; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.


Harness

Driver Penalties

T Macfarlane | Auckland 29 July; use of whip; fined $200.

B Butt | NZ Metropolitan 31 July; use of whip; fined $300.

M Purdon | NZ Metropolitan 31 July; use of whip; fined $400.

O Thornley | NZ Metropolitan 31 July; use of whip; fined $300.

M Kerr | NZ Metropolitan 31 July (heard NZ Metropolitan 2 August); use of whip; fined $200.

A Fitzgerald | NZ Metropolitan 2 August; use of whip; fined $200.

Horse Penalties

FRANCO HUNTINGTON | Invercargill 30 July; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

IMRAN KHAN | Invercargill 30 July; lame after race; veterinary clearance required.

BE BEE LASS | NZ Metropolitan 2 August; broke at start; must complete mobile start trial.

HONEYS SON | NZ Metropolitan 2 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.


Greyhounds

Trainer/Handler Penalties

J McInerney | Palmerston North 28 July; weight offence; fined $150.

J McInerney Jnr | Christchurch 6 July (heard Christchurch 24 July); boxed his runner in an improper manner; fined $200.