Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Ballinrobe 17th October 2020

The Stewards fined the following trainer in respect of their non-runner:-

Michael J. Bowe, trainer of Buck Rogers (off-feed) - €200

The Stewards authorised the following substitutions of riders at this meeting:

D. Meyler replaced S.F. O'Keeffe on Fairyhill Run, trained by John Patrick Ryan (Race 4)(injured).
S. D. Torrens replaced S.F. O'Keeffe on Le Hachette, trained by John Patrick Ryan (Race 6)(injured).
A. P. Kelly replaced S.F. O'Keeffe on Nearly Nama'd, trained by Augustine Leahy (Race 7)(injured).

297B Ir. Stall. Farms EBF (Mares) M'dn H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Rhyme'n Rhythm, trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

P. Townend, rider of Rhyme'n Rhythm trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount jumped poorly and made an abnormal respiratory noise in running.

297C Donnelly's Of Barna M'dn H'dle

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the closing stages involving Fill The Tank, ridden by D.J. McInerney, placed sixth, Minella Moment, ridden by S.D. Torrens, placed fourth, Stealthy Tom, ridden by D.J. O'Keeffe, placed fifth and Grimm Star (FR), ridden by P.T. Enright, unplaced, where it appeared that Grimm Star ran short of room and had to check. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that any interference caused was accidental in nature and they therefore took no further action.

297D BoyleSports Rated Novice H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Fairyhill Run, trained by John Patrick Ryan, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard and also showing signs of being in season post race.

297E P & D Lydon Rated Novice S'chase

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Oscar Academy, trained by Gavin Cromwell, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

297G Adare Manor Opportunity H'cap S'chase

B. Browne, rider of Flamingo's Court trained by Andrew McNamara, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got a bump with a circuit to go.

The Stewards reviewed an incident after the fourth fence on the first circuit when Weihnachts came down. Having reviewed the video evidence and considered the matter the Stewards were satisfied that no further action was warranted

The Stewards, on receipt of a report of strong market support for Chatham Street Lad requested a report from Michael Winters, trainer. who reported that his charge had not run since the 12th of July 2019 at Cork as he was jarred after that run.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:

Mr. Donal Gavin (Chairman),

Mr. Peter Allen,

Mr. Niall Rooney,

Mr. M. F. O'Donoghue.



Disclaimer: Please note this information is provisional and is subject to amendment until published in the Irish Racing Calendar.


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