News in Brief

31 January 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

C Grylls | Matamata 25 January; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 30 January).

L Allpress | Wellington 30 January; excessive use of whip; suspended 9-19 February inclusive.

O Bosson | Wellington 30 January; failed to make weight (2 charges); fined $2,000.

A Balloo | Canterbury 30 January; careless riding; suspended 7-12 February inclusive and fined $350.

S Wynne | Canterbury 30 January; excessive use of whip; suspended 7-12 February inclusive and fined $500.

K Chowdhoory | Canterbury 30 January; careless riding; suspended 7-17 February inclusive and fined $500.

T Comignaghi | Canterbury 30 January; careless riding; suspended 7-18 February inclusive and fined $500.

C Campbell | Canterbury 30 January; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

S Weatherley | Counties 31 January; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

Trainer Penalties

S Marsh | Matamata 25 January; late rider declaration; fined $100.

M Moroney & P Gerard | Matamata 25 January; late rider declaration; fined $100.

S Woodsford | Canterbury 30 January; incorrect gear; fined $50.

Horse Penalties

LOUIS LE GRAND | Matamata 25 January; lame right foreleg; veterinary clearance required.

JAMIESON’S TIPPLE | Matamata 25 January; late scratching after becoming fractious in barrier; must complete trial.

JOJAKK | Matamata 25 January; late scratching after becoming fractious in barrier; must complete trial.

PLATINUM RAIN | Hawke’s Bay 28 January; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

JAHZARA | Hawke’s Bay 28 January; galloped on during race; veterinary clearance required.

DANSEUSE | Wellington 30 January; bucked in race; must complete trial.

Protest

BOSTON STRONG BOY | Wellington 30 January; had chances affected when a member of the public got on the track; declared a non runner.


Harness

Driver Penalties

B Butt | Banks Peninsula 24 January (heard NZ Metropolitan 29 January); failed to provide acceptable breath alcohol limit; suspended 1 February - 28 March inclusive.

R Houghton | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; use of whip; fined $500.

B Hope | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; failed to drive until end of race; fined $200.

R Close | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; use of whip; fined $200.

K Barclay | Invercargill 30 January; use of whip; fined $200.

A Lethaby | Methven 31 January; use of whip; fined $200.

Horse Penalties

NEVERNEVERLAND | Forbury Park 27 January; ran off track; must complete trial.

ROLLYOUROWN | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

TAKE A HIKE | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; out of position at start; must complete mobile start trial.

CRADDOCK | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; refused to begin; must complete standing start trial.

DEUS EX | Invercargill 30 January; late scratching when found to have blood in nose; veterinary clearance required.

TAD LINCOLN | Invercargill 30 January; lame; veterinary clearance required.

Protests

PLAYBOY’S BROTHER | Forbury Park 27 January; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 5th.

TRAMPS LIKE US | Waikato Bay of Plenty 28 January; excessive galloping during race; disqualified from 3rd.

CANTFINDABETTORMAN | NZ Metropolitan 29 January; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

BELLES BOY | Invercargill 30 January; denied a fair start; declared a non runner


Greyhounds

Trainer Penalty

R Wales | Christchurch 26 January; weight offence; fined $100.

Dog Penalties

TUFF ADMIRAL | Palmerston North 25 January; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

CODY KNOW | Wanganui 27 January; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.