Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Bellewstown 27th August 2014

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

Matthew J. Smith, trainer of Gretzky (GB) (ground) - €200

233A Irish Stallion Farms EBF Auction M'dn

M.C. Hussey, rider of Nice Vintage, trained by P.D. Deegan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount jumped the road crossing and changed her legs in running.

233B Outsource 360 M'dn

The Stewards interviewed W.M. Lordan, rider of Shemshal (FR), concerning his use of the whip in this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards were of the opinion that the rider was in breach of Regulation 10(4), in that he used the whip without giving his mount time to respond and having considered his record, suspended him for one race day.

C.P. Hoban, rider of Udogo (GB), trained by Paul Hickey, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran short of room for a number of strides in the straight.

W.J. Lee, rider of Brave Man, trained by Michael Mulvany, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount hung badly right in running and was unable to ride out.

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The Stewards interviewed D.A. McCormack, rider of Corker Hill, concerning his use of the whip in this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards were of the opinion that the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(f), in that he used the whip with excessive frequency and having considered his record, suspended him for five race days. Furthermore the rider was instructed to attend RACE for one day's tuition on the use of the whip.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Botanical Lady, trained by H.Rogers, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

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The Stewards interviewed C.D. Hayes, rider of Zero Euro, concerning his use of the whip in this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards were of the opinion that the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(f), in that he used the whip with excessive force and having considered his record, suspended him for one race day.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Liberty To Rock, trained by J.T.Gorman, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Rockview Emperor, trained by John C. McConnell, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

233E Lougher Stables H'cap

L.F. Roche, rider of Hard Times, trained by T.G.McCourt, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount lost his action in the early stages.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Hard Times, trained by T.G.McCourt, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.



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