Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Bellewstown 25th August 2016

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

Miss C.V. Annan replaced 'No rider nominated' on Bach To Ballela, trained by J.G.Cosgrave (Race 7)(Stewards Permission - see enquiry).
J.J. Burke replaced R. Walsh on King's Wharf, trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 4)(Injured)
P. Townend replaced R. Walsh on Henry Howard, trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 5)(Injured)

236A TheTote.com M'dn H'dle

A.E. Lynch, rider of Billy De Kid (FR) trained by Thomas Cooper, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount didn't jump well.

236C Niall MacMahon Memorial H'cap H'dle

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Alhellal, at the request of trainer, Nigel Thomas Slevin, and reported the animal to be bleeding from both nostrils post race.

236E Bluegrass Horse Feeds M'dn H'dle

J.J. Burke, rider of Winsome Bucks trained by T.Hogan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount jumped poorly throughout.

236G Woods Financial (Ladies)(P-Am) Flat Race

The Stewards interviewed J.G. Cosgrave, trainer, concerning the failure to nominate a rider before the designated time for Bach To Ballela. Evidence was heard from the trainer who stated that he didn't think his horse would get into the race initially and so hadn't spoken to any riders about riding him. He added that he was otherwise engaged yesterday morning and by the time he realised he was getting a run, the time for nomination of a rider had almost elapsed, and this time had passed before he could secure a rider, Miss C.V. Annan. He wished to nominate her now and apologised for his oversight. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards allowed the nomination of Miss C.V. Annan and cautioned J.G. Cosgrave concerning his future responsibilities in this regard.

Ms N. Carberry, rider of Grinditout, trained by Mrs Gillian Callaghan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that her mount stopped quickly.



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