News in Brief

7 February 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

L Hemi | Taranaki 6 February; careless riding; suspended 13-21 February inclusive.

O Bosson | Taranaki 6 February; weighed in over weight; fined $1,000.

K Williams | Otago 6 February; careless riding; suspended 7-17 February inclusive and fined $500.

M Moka | Non raceday dated 4 February; failed to supply a sample of urine; suspended 4 February 2021 - 4 April 2022 inclusive.

Horse Penalties

GAGLIARDI | Waikato 3 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

PINHEAD | Otago 6 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

RIVIERA ROCK | Otago 6 February; refused to leave barriers; must complete trial.

Protest

CAPTAIN TOM | Waikato 3 February; caused interference; relegated from 1st to 3rd.


Harness

Driver Penalties

B Orange | Banks Peninsula 24 January (heard NZ Metropolitan 4 February); failed to provide acceptable breath alcohol limit; suspended 9 February - 5 April inclusive and fined $1,000 with costs of $750 to JCA.

K Barron | NZ Metropolitan 29 January (heard NZ Metropolitan 4 February); use of whip; fined $200.

S Blake | NZ Metropolitan 4 February; careless driving; suspended 5 February - 4 April inclusive and fined $300.

N Chalmers | NZ Metropolitan 4 February; use of whip; suspended 5 February - 18 March inclusive.

B White | NZ Metropolitan 4 February; careless driving; suspended 5 February - 4 April inclusive and fined $300.

C Negus | NZ Metropolitan 4 February; lack of control; fined $250.

J Morrison | NZ Metropolitan 4 February; improved inside track markers gaining an advantage; suspended 8-10 February inclusive.

T Chmiel | NZ Metropolitan 5 February; out of position at start; fined $100.

T Larsen | Winton 7 February; breach of push out rule; fined $200.

A Kyle | Winton 7 February; use of whip; fined $200.

C Ferguson | Winton 7 February; use of whip; fined $200.

Trainer Penalty

K Barclay & P Ellis | Winton 7 February; incorrect gear; fined $100.

Horse Penalties

WICKENHEISER | NZ Metropolitan 4 February; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

TIME IN A BOTTLE | NZ Metropolitan 4 February; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance including ECG required and must complete trial.

MAJESTIC CHICK | NZ Metropolitan 4 February; broke at start; must complete mobile start trial.

MRS WASHINGTON | NZ Metropolitan 4 February; broke in running; must complete trial.

ELOEL | NZ Metropolitan 5 February; nasal discharge; veterinary clearance required.

MAKWALA | NZ Metropolitan 5 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

IN SEQUENCE | Winton 7 February; broke in running; must complete trial.

PUNT AWAY | Winton 7 February; respiratory distress; veterinary clearance required.

Protests

MISS IMPRESSION | NZ Metropolitan 4 February; improved inside track markers gaining an advantage; disqualified from 2nd.

MR LOVE | NZ Metropolitan 4 February; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

SILVERLININGS | NZ Metropolitan 4 February; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.

KINGS LANDING | Auckland 5 February; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 5th.

IN SEQUENCE | Winton 7 February; excessive galloping in home straight; disqualified from 4th.


Greyhounds

Trainer Penalties

M Goodier | Wanganui 3 February; weight offence; fined $100.

T Green | Auckland 7 February; weight offence; fined $100.

Dog Penalties

MEPUNGA WONDER | Christchurch 4 February; marring (3rd offence); stood down for 12 months and must complete trial.

BIG TIME QUEEN | Wanganui 5 February; failing to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

NELLIE MARJEN | Wanganui 5 February; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

PLATINUM EARNER | Auckland 7 February; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.