Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Cork 28th March 2016

The Stewards fined the following trainers in respect of their non-runners:-

T.Hogan, trainer of Gordon Lord Byron (Ground conditions) - €200
Gordon Elliott, trainer of Carrig Cathal (GB) (Ground Conditions) - €200

061A Cork Racecourse H'cap

W.M. Lordan, rider of Barbeque, trained by T. Stack, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount suffered interference when struggling to hold his place in the early stages.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Enter The Red, trained by Aidan Anthony Howard, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

061C Cork Stakes

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Great Minds, trained by T. Stack, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame post race.

061E Coolmore N.H. Sires M'dn Hunters S'chase

The Stewards interviewed Mr E.P. O'Brien, rider of Miracle At Medinah (GB), concerning his use of the whip in the latter 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 Mr E.P. O'Brien in breach of Regulation 10 3(g) by using his whip with his arm above shoulder height and having taken his record into account the Stewards cautioned the rider regarding his future whip use.

The Stewards interviewed Mr T. O'Connor, rider of Harry The Lemmon, concerning his use of the whip in the latter 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 Mr T. O'Connor in breach of Reg 10 3(f),(g) and Reg 10 4. and having taken his record into account suspended him for two race days.

061F Jack Tyner Memorial Hunters S'chase

The Stewards interviewed Mr R. Deegan, rider of Character Actor, concerning his use of the whip in latter 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 Mr. R. Deegan in breach of Reg. 10 3(f) by using his whip with excessive frequency and having taken his record into account the Stewards suspended Mr. R. Deegan for one race day.

061G Pegus Horse Feed P-To-P Flat Race

The Stewards interviewed Mr S. Clements, rider of M M D Sizer, placed sixth, trained by J.T.R.Dreaper, concerning his riding in the latter stages. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned who stated that he had asked his mount early in the straight but his mount got leg-weary and he finished tired in the ground. He felt he never stopped riding but the horse had little more to give. Having viewed the recording and considered the evidence, the Stewards noted the rider's explanation and took no further action.

Mr Michael O'Driscoll, acting steward, did not attend this enquiry.

061H Cork & Waterford(Mares)P-To-P Flat Race

Miss J.M. Mangan, rider of Marienstar, trained by Gerard J.O'Keeffe, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that her mount bit its lip in-running and hung thereafter.



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


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