News in Brief

4 April 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

J Fawcett | Matamata 31 March; careless riding; suspended 8-14 April inclusive.

W Pinn | Manawatu 3 April; careless riding; suspended 11-21 April inclusive and fined $800.

C Johnson | Riverton 3 April; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

R Aukett | Riverton 3 April; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

C Campbell | Riverton 3 April; excessive use of whip; suspended 11-18 April inclusive and fined $200.

Trainer Penalties

R & J Vance | Non raceday dated 30 March; failed to present runner free of prohibited substance; fined $1,250.

P Harris | Riverton 3 April; incorrect saddlecloth; fined $50.

L Stewart | Riverton 3 April; late rider declaration; fined $50.

Horse Penalties

WEEROCA | Matamata 31 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

GOT THE MOVES | Matamata 31 March; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

LOVE ME TENDER | Matamata 31 March; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

HERE COMES TROUBLE | Manawatu 3 April; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.


Harness

Driver Penalties

K Cameron | Reefton 14 March (heard NZ Metropolitan 31 March); breach of push out rule; suspended 6-11 April inclusive.

R McIlwrick | Invercargill 25 March (heard Wyndham 1 April); careless driving; suspended 2-14 April inclusive.

N Rasmussen | NZ Metropolitan 26 March (heard NZ Metropolitan 3 April); careless driving; suspended 10-18 April inclusive.

R Holmes | NZ Metropolitan 3 April; careless driving; suspended 10-16 April inclusive.

Trainer Penalty

M House | Manawatu 30 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.

Horse Penalties

NICKY JAY | Manawatu 30 March; broke in running; must complete trial.

DONEGAL CARRICKFIN | NZ Metropolitan 31 March; broke in running; must complete trial.

CLOVER JEWEL | Wyndham 1 April; broke in running; must complete trial.

LAURIES LEGACY | Wyndham 1 April; broke in running; must complete trial.

AMERICAN MAC | Wyndham 1 April; broke at start; must complete standing start trial.

Protest

MYSTIC MAX | NZ Metropolitan 3 April; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.


Greyhounds

Dog Penalty

GOLDSTAR JOURNEY | Christchurch 30 March; failed to pursue the lure (2nd offence); stood down for 3 months and must complete trial.