Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Cork 17th June 2018

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

D.E. Hogan replaced G.P. Halpin on Spruce Meadows, trained by John James Feane (Race 5)(Stewards Permission)

151A Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn

J.A. Heffernan, rider of Peach Tree, trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran green.

151B Cork Music Night July 13th Fillies M'dn

J.A. Heffernan, rider of Santa Anna trained by Mrs Caroline McCaldin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount clipped a heel.

151C Little Hours Gig July 13th H'cap

D.M. Redmond, rider of Brave Display trained by P.J.Prendergast, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his saddle slipped.

151D Munster Oaks Stakes

S. Foley, rider of Written Word (GB) trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got upset in the stalls.

151E Cork Derby

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the closing stages involving Spruce Meadows, ridden by D.E. Hogan, Apparition, ridden by D. O'Brien and Moonmeister, ridden by B.M. Coen. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards took no further action other than to advise D. O'Brien to ride with more awareness in future. B. M. Coen was accompanied by Mr. S. Lyons at this enquiry.

W.M. Lordan, rider of Here For The Craic trained by David Kenneth Budds, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost his footing on the first bend.

151F Gina Dale Haze & The Conquerors H'cap

R. Coakley, rider of Cosmic Symbol trained by G. Webb, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount checked leaving the stalls.

The Stewards interviewed T.M. Sherry, rider of Beau Satchel (GB), 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 the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(f), in that he had used his whip with excessive frequency. Having taken his previous good record in this regard into account, the Stewards cautioned him. Mr. J. Donoghue Acting Steward, absented himself from this enquiry.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. Con O'Mahony (Chairman),
Mr. J. Horgan,
Mr. P. Coveney,
Mr. J. Donoghue,
Mr. L. Walsh.



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


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