Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Cork 21st March 2019

052A CITSU (Fillies) M'dn H'dle

The Stewards received a report from Mr. P.L. Malone, Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Clerk of the Scales, regarding the fact that I.J. McCarthy, rider of Shadow Board, had weighed in at 1.1 Ibs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned, who accepted that this was the case. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that I.J. McCarthy was in breach of Rule 231 and having considered his record, cautioned him on this occasion.

052B UCC Horse Racing Society H'dle

P. Townend, rider of Dolciano Dici (FR) trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount carried the top of a hurdle with him in running for a time, after making a mistake.

052C CIT Raise And Give H'cap H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Avec Espoir (GB), trained by V. T. O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Germany John, trained by Emmet Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard and making a respiratory noise post race. Samples were taken for analysis.

A. Ring, rider of Humps And Bumps trained by Peter Croke, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left.

B. Hayes, rider of Germany John trained by Emmet Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled.

052G EasterFestival (LadiesP-A) INH Flat Race

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Hidden Sapphire trained by Patrick G.Kelly was found to have blood at the nose following exercised induced pulmonary haemorrhage.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:
Mr. Philip McLernon (Chairman),
Mr. John Horgan,
Mr. Michael James Murphy,
Mr. P.D. Matthews

Owing to a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted the following race delays;
Race 1 + 2 minutes.
Race 2 + 1 minute.
Race 3 + 1 minute.
Race 4 + 2 minutes.
Race 5 + 2 minutes.



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


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