Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Cork 17th August 2019

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

M.A. Gallagher rode Oh Rosie (reserve) , trained by Joseph G. Murphy (Race 2)
G.F. Carroll replaced D.W. O'Connor on Tai Sing Yeh, trained by J.F. Levins (Race 2)(injured)
K.J. Manning replaced D.W. O'Connor on Master Matt (GB), trained by Matthew J. Smith (Race 6)(injured)

226A Matchbook Irish EBF M'dn

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the early stages of this race involving Lequinto, ridden by N.M. Crosse, Chica Boom Boom, ridden by R.C. Colgan, Lampetia, ridden by J.A. Heffernan and Unconscious Mind, ridden by D.W. O'Connor, where it appeared that Lampetia ran short of room and checked and Unconscious Mind fell. Evidence was heard from the available riders concerned, however, as D.W. O' Connor was not available for this enquiry due to injury, the Stewards referred the matter to the Referrals Committee for futher investigation.

J.A. Heffernan, rider of Lampetia trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount suffered interference in this race.

C. O'Donoghue, rider of Strawberry Morn trained by W. McCreery, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left throughout.

226B Matchbook Betting Exchange App H'cap

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Face Off (CAN), trained by Charles O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

226D Matchbook Irish EBF (Fillies) H'cap

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Cruella Dovil, trained by J.P. Murtagh, at the request of the Stewards and reported that the animal sustained a wound to the right hind fetlock but was otherwise post race normal.

226E Barry's Tea Supp Marymount Hospice H'cap

The Stewards wished to interview J.A. Heffernan, rider of Lord Rapscallion, concerning his use of the whip in the closing stages of this race. As J.A. Heffernan accepted that this is his fourth offence since the introduction of the new whip rules, the Stewards referred the matter to the Referrals Committee for hearing in accordance with Regulation 10.6.

226F Irish Stallion Farms EBF Give Thanks Stk

D. O'Brien, rider of Simply Beautiful trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung slightly.

226G Marymount Hospice Irish EBF Fillies M'dn

The Stewards fined Leonard Paul Flynn, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Southwood, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Southwood in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90.

G.M. Ryan, rider of Global Crossing trained by J. S. Bolger, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped in the straight.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Salsa, trained by A.P.O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

226H Pier 26 Supporting Marymount Hospice Hcp

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Hiella, trained by J.P. Murtagh, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:

Mr. P. McLernon (Chairman),
Ms. J. Farrell,
Mr. M.J. Farrell,
Mr. M.J. Doyle,
Mr. P.D. Matthews.

Following a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for the following delays:

Race 3 + 2 mins
Race 4 + 2 mins
Race 5 + 1 min
Race 6 + 2 mins



Disclaimer: Please note this information is provisional and is subject to amendment until published in the Irish Racing Calendar.


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