Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Ballinrobe 22nd September 2015

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

Colin Bowe, trainer of Katie Do (Off feed) - €200

261A Tim Kelly Group 3-Y-O M'dn H'dle

The Stewards fined John C. McConnell, €350 for failing to lodge a passport in respect of his horse Sunny Purchase, in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90(i).

261B Killeen Sports Grounds H'cap H'dle

P. Townend, rider of Konig Hall (GB) trained by Mervyn Torrens, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran very keen before being pulled up.

261C John Mulhern H'cap H'dle

P. Townend, rider of Do Na Paisti trained by P.G. Fahey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount did not like the underfoot conditions.

261D Ir. Stall. Farms EBF (Mares) M'dn H'dle

B.J. Geraghty, rider of Blazing West trained by W.J.Austin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount finished tired.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Blazing West, trained by W.J.Austin, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

P. Townend, rider of Quelle Belle Vie (FR) trained by P.G. Fahey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran too keen.

John W. Nicholson, trainer of Ma Garrett, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his charge scoped dirty post race.

261E P & D Lydon H'cap H'dle

The Stewards fined P.J. Rothwell, trainer, €350 for failing to lodge a passport in respect of Thornhill Flyer which was required as a vaccination spot check in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90 (vii) and (viii). The Stewards allowed the horse to run on receipt of the trainer's written assurance that the vaccinations were in order.

B. Hayes, rider of Paudi The Punter trained by G. Webb, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount did not handle the ground.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Happy As Larry, trained by J. Motherway, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal. Samples were taken for analysis.

B.T. O'Connell, rider of Thornhill Flyer, trained by P.J. Rothwell, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount struggled to go with the early pace but stayed on past tired horses in the closing stages.

L.P. Flynn, rider of Western Bar trained by John T. McLoughlin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount did not handle the ground.

261F Martinstown Opportunity H'cap S'chase

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined El Grande, trained by J.T.R. Dreaper, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be clinically abnormal post race.

G.N. Fox, rider of El Grande trained by J.T.R.Dreaper, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled on the ground.



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