Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Cork 19th November 2017

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

James Joseph Mangan, trainer of Cowboy Des Long (FR) (off feed) - €200

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B.J. Foley, rider of Churchtown Glen trained by Michael Winters, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly left and jumped left.

M.J. Bolger, rider of Clear View trained by A.J. McNamara, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung very badly throughout.

D.E. Mullins, rider of Mary Sun (FR) trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped quickly and was pulled up.

P.D. Kennedy, rider of Moll Dote trained by John J. Walsh, reported to the Clerk of Scales that he lost an iron in running.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Churchtown Glen, trained by Michael Winters, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Mary Sun (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Stewards received a report from Mr. H.T. Hynes , Turf Club Clerk of the Scales, regarding the fact that P.D. Kennedy , rider of Moll Dote , weighed in at 1.7 lbs lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that P.D. Kennedy was in breach of Rule 231 and they therefore suspended him for 1 raceday.

The Stewards fined A.J.Martin, trainer, €350 for failing to lodge a passport in respect of The Mouse Doctor in accordance with Rule 90. The Stewards allowed the horse to run on receipt of the trainer's written assurance that the passport and vaccinations were in order.

The Stewards enquired into the running and riding of Churchtown Glen, ridden by B.J. Foley, and trained by Michael Winters. Evidence was heard from the rider and trainer concerned. B.J. Foley stated that his instructions were to jump off in mid division, give his mount a good education as he is a young, green horse and to finish as close as possible. B.J. Foley also stated that in running his mount hung badly left and jumped left, that he made attempts to keep horses on his outside in order to prevent his mount from travelling recklessly across the track, and that he made an attempt to challenge for the race turning into the home straight. The Stewards noted that B.J. Foley made a report to the Clerk of the Scales. Michael Winters stated that B.J. Foley knows this horse fairly well, that the horse has been a difficult ride on his previous two runs and that his charge has improved significantly since his last run. M. Winters further stated that he was delighted with how B.J. Foley rode the race considering that Churchtown Glen is an awkward horse to ride. The Stewards also received a report from the Turf Club Veterinary Officer who stated that Churchtown Glen was post race normal. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards found both rider and trainer to be in breach of Rule 212 A (i), in that Churchtown Glen was not allowed to run on its merits. Having considered their records in this regard, the Stewards fined M. Winters €6,000, suspended B.J. Foley for 21 Racedays and ordered him to forfeit his riding fee, and suspended Churchtown Glen for 90 days.

Mr. Philip Mc Lernon, Chairman, exempted himself from this hearing which was chaired by Mr. Richard Rohan.

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A.E. Lynch, rider of Dicey O'reilly trained by Henry de Bromhead, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount choked.

C.D. Maxwell, rider of Rossmore's Pride trained by Christian Delcros, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left down the back straight.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Dicey O'reilly, trained by Henry de Bromhead, at the request of the Stewards and reported that the animal made an abnormal respiratory noise when examined post race.

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D.J. Hand, rider of Hughies Bay trained by Daniel John Howard, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled and pulled up.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Padraic O Conaire, trained by Mrs. Y. Dunleavy, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Stewards interviewed R.A. Doyle, rider of Jimmyjames (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 found R.A. Doyle to be in breach of Regulation 10.3 (f) in that he used his whip with excessive frequency. Having considered his record in this regard, the Stewards cautioned R.A. Doyle.

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J.W. Kennedy, rider of Canelie (FR) trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled, cut out completely on turning in and was puled up.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Canelie (FR), trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be clinically abnormal post race.

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D.E. Mullins, rider of Glencairn View trained by Anthony Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was badly hampered and stopped travelling.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Monbeg Chit Chat (GB) trained by Henry de Bromhead was found to have pulled his right fore shoe and sustained an overreach.

323F corkracecourse.ie H'cap S'chase

The Stewards interviewed C.A. Landers, rider of De Benno, 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 found C.A. Landers to be in breach of Regulations 10.3.(a) in that he used his whip in front of the saddle in the forehand position, 10. 3 (f) in that he used his whip with excessive frequency and 10.4 in that he failed to give his mount time to respond. Having considered his record in this regard, the Stewards suspended C.A. Landers for 3 racedays.

323G Mallow Hunters S'chase

The Stewards interviewed Miss M. O'Sullivan, rider of Wilcosdiana, 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 found Miss M. O'Sullivan to be in breach of Regulation 10.4 in that she failed to give her mount time to respond. Having considered her record in this regard, the Stewards cautioned Miss M. O'Sullivan.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Stewards acted at this meeting:

Mr. P. McLernon (Chairman),
Mr. M. O'Driscoll,
Mr. P. Coveney,
Mr. R. Rohan,
Mr. L. Walsh.



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