News in Brief

Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

B May | Rotorua 26 August; careless riding; suspended 30 August - 4 September inclusive.

J Fawcett | Tauranga 29 August; careless riding; suspended 6-18 September inclusive.

M Kareem | Tauranga 29 August; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

Y Chew | Canterbury 29 August; medical clearance required.

Horse Penalties

JAZAMOUR | Taranaki 28 August; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

RUKUHIA | Tauranga 29 August; lame right foreleg; veterinary clearance required.


Harness

Driver Penalties

K Bublitz | Waikato Bay of Plenty 27 August; use of whip; fined $200.

C DeFilippi | NZ Metropolitan 28 August; improper driving; suspended 31 August - 25 September inclusive.

C Butt | NZ Metropolitan 30 August; careless driving; fined $250.

S Smith | NZ Metropolitan 30 August; use of whip; fined $200.

J Young-Grant | NZ Metropolitan 30 August; use of whip; fined $200

Trainer Penalty

S Lock | Invercargill 6 August (heard Invercargill 27 August); presented incorrect horse to race; fined $700.

Horse Penalties

ROCKNROLL KING | Invercargill 27 August; lame off front leg; veterinary clearance required.

SUPERSTAR LEGEND | NZ Metropolitan 28 August; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

AG’S WHITE SOCKS | NZ Metropolitan 28 August; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required.

ENCHANTEE | NZ Metropolitan 28 August; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

AMERICAN VIKING | NZ Metropolitan 30 August; broke in running; must complete trial.

BACARDI PRIDE | NZ Metropolitan 30 August; broke in running; must complete trial.

VESNINA | NZ Metropolitan 30 August; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

CLYDE | NZ Metropolitan 30 August; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

GAZZA GALLEON | NZ Metropolitan 30 August; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

Protest

TEST THE BOUNDARIES | NZ Metropolitan 30 August; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.


Greyhounds

Trainer Penalty

D Lane | Southland 27 August; weight offence; fined $100.

Dog Penalty

OPAWA BAILEY | Southland 27 August; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.