Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Cork 15th October 2017

290A Tatts Irish EBF (Mares) Auction Mdn Hdle

R.M. Power, rider of Butterhill Rose trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount finished lame.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Butterhill Rose trained by Mrs John Harrington was lame post race.

The Stewards enquired into an incident between the third and second last hurdles involving Butterhill Rose, ridden by R.M. Power, placed fourth, Temple Hall Flyer, ridden by P.D. Kennedy, unseated rider and Getaway Katie, ridden by D.J. Mullins, placed third, where it appeared that Temple Hall flyer ran short of room, stumbled and unseated his rider. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that D.J. Mullins was in breach of Rule 214 in that he had ridden carelessly. Having considered his excellent record in this regard, the Stewards suspended D.J. Mullins for 2 racedays.

290D coopsuperstores.ie H'cap S'chase

D.N. Russell, rider of Hurricane Ben trained by James G.Sheehan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount pulled up having lost its action.

290E Irish Stallion Farms EBF Rated Nov. S'ch

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Inis Meain (USA), trained by Denis Gerard Hogan, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

290G Crossmore Tyre (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race

The Stewards interviewed B. Browne, rider of Sally Park, concerning his use of the whip in the closing stages of 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 B. Browne was in breach of Regulation 10.3 (f) in that he used his whip with excessive frequency and Regulation 10. 4 in that he failed to give his mount time to respond. Having considered his record in this regard, the Stewards suspended B. Browne for 2 racedays.



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