News in Brief

7 March 2021


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

K Asano | Hawke’s Bay 3 March; careless riding; suspended 8-18 March inclusive and fined $750.

W Pinn | Hawke’s Bay 3 March; medical clearance required (subsequently received on 6 March).

A Comingnaghi | Otago 6 March; medical clearance required.

J Lowry | Otago 6 March; failed to make weight; fined $100.

C Campbell | Otago 6 March; careless riding; suspended 15-21 March inclusive and fined $250.

A Balloo | Otago 6 March; careless riding; suspended 14-21 March inclusive and fined $350.

V Colgan | Auckland 7 March; careless riding; suspended 14-20 March inclusive and fined $300.

L Allpress | Auckland 7 March; careless riding; suspended 12-14 March inclusive and fined $500.

O Bosson | Auckland 7 March; excessive use of whip; suspended 14-18 March inclusive and fined $2,000.

Trainer Penalties

K Buttimore | Marton 6 March; late rider declarations; fined $50.

J Richards | Non raceday dated 4 March; presented runner with a prohibited substance in its system; fined $1,500 and costs of $1,272.50 to JCA.

Horse Penalties

DUNEAGLE | Hawke’s Bay 3 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

VINEYARD MCPHEE | Hawke’s Bay 3 March; tendon injury; veterinary clearance required.

PICKENS | Otago 6 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

ST ANDRE | Otago 6 March; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

CITY SLICKER | Auckland 7 March; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

Protest

VAMOS BEBE | Auckland 26 December; raced with prohibited substance in system; disqualified from 1st.


Harness

Driver Penalties

T Larsen | Riverton 4 March; use of whip; fined $150.

M Hill | Riverton 4 March; careless driving; fined $250.

M Hurrell | NZ Metropolitan 5 March; medical clearance required.

R May | NZ Metropolitan 5 March; use of whip; fined $200.

P Davis | NZ Metropolitan 5 March; breach of push out rule; fined $200.

P Davis | Cheviot 7 March; breach of push out rule; suspended 15-19 March inclusive.

Trainer Penalties

T Herlihy | Auckland 5 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.

R Paynter | Auckland 5 March; incorrect gear; fined $100.

J McDermott | Cheviot 7 March; failed to affix gear so as not to come adrift; fined $100.

Horse Penalties

SUPERBASS | Auckland 5 March; abnormal breathing noises; veterinary clearance including endoscopic examination required.

LA ROSA | Auckland 5 March; broke at start; must complete mobile start trial.

C R GOLD | NZ Metropolitan 5 March; late scratching on veterinary advice; veterinary clearance required.

CASTELO DE VIDE | NZ Metropolitan 5 March; poor recovery; veterinary clearance required.


Greyhounds

Trainer/Handler Penalty

S O’Neill | Waikato 4 March; weight offence; fined $100.

Dog Penalties

GOLDSTAR SIVO | Christchurch 1 March; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

OPAWA ROD | Christchurch 2 March; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

MITCHAM GINNY | Christchurch 5 March; marring; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.