News in Brief

30 May 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

R Aukett | Hawke’s Bay 26 May; careless riding; suspended 30 May - 6 June inclusive and fined $300.

K Macnab | Hawke’s Bay 26 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

M Cropp | Hawke’s Bay 26 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

M Gibbs-Manssen | Counties 27 May; careless riding; suspended 5-10 June inclusive and fined $250.

L Satherley | Counties 27 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

S Phelan | Counties 27 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

H McNeill | Counties 27 May; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

C Jones | Counties 27 May; excessive use of whip; suspended 30 May - 4 June inclusive and fined $2,000.

J Riddell | Counties 27 May; failed to make weight; fined $200.

T Yanagida | Counties 27 May; careless riding; suspended 6-10 June inclusive and fined $500.

R Mudhoo | Otago 28 May; failed to claim down to riding weight; fined $100.

E McCall | Auckland 29 May; careless riding; suspended 8-13 June inclusive and fined $250.

V Colgan | Auckland 29 May; careless riding; suspended 6-10 June inclusive and fined $350.

S Macnab | Wellington 29 May; careless riding; suspended 6-10 June inclusive and fined $500.

K Hercock | Wellington 29 May; excessive use of whip; suspended 6-12 June inclusive.

Trainer Penalties

S Ralph | Auckland 29 May; neglect in saddling; fined $700.

S Brown | Wellington 29 May; late rider declaration; fined $50.

J Mahoney | Wellington 29 May; late rider declaration; fined $50.

Horse Penalty

HEART OF THE OCEAN | Auckland 29 May; refused to leave barriers; must complete trial.


Harness Jewels News

Suntan | 30 May 2021

Hayden Cullen has advised the Stewards of a minor training incident yesterday involving his Jewels runner 'Suntan'. Mr Cullen said the horse sustained some superficial damage, consisting mainly of skin loss, to her hind legs and was immediately administered treatment. Mr Cullen added that his initial opinion and advice was that the injury was only minor and could be effectively managed over the coming days however it could potentially force a change to his intended training regime. A further update will be provided in the next 48 hours.

Harness

Driver Penalties

F Schumacher | Auckland 21 May (heard Auckland 28 May); careless driving; suspended 29 May - 18 June inclusive.

B Butt | NZ Metropolitan 28 May; use of whip; fined $500.

R Anderson | NZ Metropolitan 28 May; use of whip; suspended 29 May - 20 June inclusive.

Horse Penalty

KIWI HEIR | Forbury Park 27 May; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

Protests

RUBY’S A DELIGHT | NZ Metropolitan 28 May; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

HARRY POTTER | NZ Metropolitan 30 May; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.


Greyhounds

Trainer/Handler Penalties

J Rush | Christchurch 24 May; failed to remove collar; fined $50.

J McInerney | Wanganui 28 May; weight offence; fined $150.

D Kettlewell & N Phillips | Wanganui 26 May; weight offence; fined $100.

Dog Penalty

AL'S CASINO | Wanganui 26 May; turned in boxes; must complete trial.