Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Ballinrobe 30th May 2017

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

S.W. Flanagan replaced D.J. Mullins on Carrow Queen, trained by V. T. O'Brien (Race 4)(Injured)
K.C. Sexton replaced P. Townend on Leahs September, trained by S.J.Mahon (Race 4)(Injured)
D. Robinson replaced R.A. Doyle on Old Meadow, trained by I. Madden (Race 5)(Stewards permission)
B.T. O'Connell replaced B. Hayes on Poormans Hill, trained by John Neilan (Race 5)(Injured)
D.N. Russell replaced D.J. Mullins on Definite Ruby, trained by Gordon Elliott (Race 6)(Intended mount a non runner)
D.E. Mullins replaced P. Townend on Sambremont (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 6)(Injured)
Rachel Blackmore replaced K.C. Sexton on Aranhill Chief, trained by S.J. Mahon (Race 6)(Injured)

125A McHale Pro Glide Mower Rated Novice Hdle

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Fridaynightlights, trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be clinically abnormal post race.

R. Walsh, rider of Fridaynightlights trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled during this race.

125B McHale F5500 Baler M'dn H'dle

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Thecraicisninety (GB), trained by C. Roche, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

M.P. Walsh, rider of Thecraicisninety (GB) trained by C.Roche, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost his action and was pulled up.

125C McHale Coranna H'cap H'dle

B.T. O'Connell, rider of Cliff House trained by John J. Walsh, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran disappointingly and did not handle the ground.

125D McHale Fusion Vario H'cap H'dle

D.N. Russell, rider of Mischief Maisy trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made mistakes during this race.

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Liam Walsh, that J.P. O'Sullivan, rider of Generous Bond, had weighed in at 1.1lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned who stated that his mount had sweated a lot before the start and the saddle pad had absorbed this which in his opinion accounted for the overweight. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that J.P. O'Sullivan was in breach of Rule 231 and suspended him for 1 raceday having taken his previous record into consideration.

125E McHale Fusion 3 Plus Beginners S'chase

D.E. Mullins, rider of Billy's Hope trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was pulled up immediately after making a very bad mistake.

125F McHale Mayo National H'cap S'chase

S.W. Flanagan, rider of Bashful Beauty trained by John James Feane, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was pulled up having never travelled throughout this race.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Champagne Harmony, trained by S.J.Mahon, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

R. Walsh, rider of Retour En France trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was pulled up having failed to stride out from flag fall.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Retour En France, trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame post race.



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