News in Brief

3 January 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

S Spratt | Rotorua 28 December; careless riding; suspended 8-16 January and fined $500.

H Schofer | Taranaki 29 December; wrongful act with respect to weighing; fined $500.

R Cuneen | Kurow 30 December; careless riding; suspended 4-10 January inclusive and fined $250.

C Barnes | Kurow 30 December; careless riding; suspended 5-14 January inclusive and fined $250.

R Cuneen | Kurow 30 December; careless riding; suspended 5-14 January inclusive and fined $500.

K Chowdhoory | Kurow 30 December; use of whip forward of shoulder; fined $400.

O Bosson | Auckland 1 January; careless riding (2 charges); suspended 5-28 January inclusive and fined $1,200.

C Jones | Auckland 1 January; excessive use of whip; suspended 5-16 January inclusive.

J Fawcett | Auckland 1 January; careless riding; suspended 8-15 January inclusive and fined $400.

L Innes | Auckland 1 January; failed to make weight; fined $350.

E McCall | Hawke’s Bay 1 January; excessive use of whip; fined $650.

T Jonker | Riverton 1 January; careless riding; suspended 10-16 January inclusive and fined $250.

T Comignaghi | Riverton 1 January; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

K Hercock | Wairarapa 2 January; excessive use of whip; fined $350.

C Jones | Thames 3 January; careless riding; suspended 17-28 January inclusive and fined $300.

Trainer Penalties

K Moore | South Canterbury 28 December; presented incorrect horse to race; fined $500.

P Harris | South Canterbury 28 December; incorrect gear; fined $100.

K Rae & K Williams-Tuhoro | Kurow 30 December; late rider notifications; fined $100.

Horse Penalties

NO QUARTER ASKED | Taupo 30 December; hung throughout; must complete left handed trial.

PRESTIGIOUS LAD | Taupo 30 December; hung throughout; must complete left handed trial.

STAR QUALITY | Hawke’s Bay 1 January; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

IVAN KANE | Hawke’s Bay 1 January; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

NO ROCK NO POP | Hawke’s Bay 1 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

LOCARNO | Wairarapa 2 January; lame left hind leg; veterinary clearance required.

LASER’S FURY | Thames 3 January; skin disease; veterinary clearance required.

FINEST WINE | Thames 3 January; neck injury; veterinary clearance required.

Protests

VISTOCK | Rotorua 28 December; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 2nd.

TRADITION | Kurow 30 December; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 2nd.


Harness

Driver Penalties

K Cameron | Westport 28 December; careless driving; suspended 4-10 January inclusive.

K Cameron | Westport 28 December; breach of push out rule; fined $200.

K Hall | Waikato Bay of Plenty 29 December; careless driving; fined $200.

A Clark | Banks Peninsula 29 December; failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures; suspended 30 December - 20 April inclusive.

A Lethaby | Banks Peninsula 29 December; careless driving; suspended 30 December - 3 January inclusive.

R Holmes | Banks Peninsula 29 December; use of whip; fined $200.

B Mangos | Auckland 31 December; use of whip (2 charges); suspended 1 January - 12 February inclusive.

B Weaver | NZ Metropolitan 11 December (heard Rangiora 3 January); use of whip; suspended 4-17 January inclusive and fined $200.

A Mugford | Rangiora 3 January; careless driving; fined $200.

Trainer Penalties

M Gill | Westport 28 December; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

T Vince | Waikato Bay of Plenty 29 December; failed to affix hopple shorteners so as not to activate; fined $100.

J Clementson | Geraldine 28 November (heard Reefton 30 December); failed to present runner on course; fined $400.

C Chalmers | Reefton 30 December; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

T Bagrie | Reefton 30 December; failed to scratch by prescribed time; fined $300.

Horse Penalties

CONQUISTADOR | Westport 28 December; laceration to pastern; veterinary clearance required.

BETANCOURT | Westport 28 December; late scratching after found to be lame in preliminary; veterinary clearance required.

BENJAMIN BUTTON | Westport 28 December; lame right front leg; veterinary clearance required.

CRACKATOR | Waikato Bay of Plenty 29 December; broke in running; must complete trial.

TAUMATA VC | Banks Peninsula 29 December; late scratching on veterinary advice after falling prior to the start; veterinary clearance required.

SERIOUS MOONLITE | Banks Peninsula 29 December; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

DOFF YOUR CAP | Banks Peninsula 29 December; lame; veterinary clearance required.

MONARO MAKO | Reefton 30 December; broke in running; must complete trial.

SHARDAN SUZIE | Reefton 30 December; bucked in score up and lost chance; must complete 2 trials.

CRAZY | Auckland 31 December; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

ARISTOCRAT | Rangiora 3 January; broke in running; must complete trial.

FAITH NO MORE | Rangiora 3 January; broke in running; must complete trial.

BEAUVIEW GEM | Rangiora 3 January; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

LEANDER | Rangiora 3 January; broke in running; must complete trial.

Protests

MENTALIST | Reefton 30 December; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 2nd.

J BEE | Wairarapa 2 January; lapped on; relegated from 4th to 6th.

General

The Central Otago TC meeting scheduled for 2 January was abandoned due to weather and track conditions.


Greyhounds

Trainer Penalty

S Gommans | Wanganui 30 December; weight offence; fined $150.

Dog Penalties

FUNZALO | Wanganui 30 December; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.

BIG TIME SONJA | Wanganui 1 January; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.