Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Cork 4th November 2018

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

Michael C.Griffin, trainer of Bye Bye O Bye (Late Withdrawal) - €200

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

J.M. Moore replaced D. Meyler on Annie Iraya, trained by M.A.Cahill (Race 1)(Travel Difficulties) - €200.
D.P. Maxwell replaced K.J. Brouder on Late Again, trained by C.Byrnes (Race 1)(Injured).
J.C. Canavan rode Design Matters (GB) (reserve), trained by Robert Tyner (Race 1).
D.G. Hogan rode Muyam Spirit (FR) (reserve), trained by Denis Gerard Hogan (Race 1).
P.A. Gallaher rode Vinnwarr (reserve), trained by C.Byrnes (Race 1).
A. Ring replaced K.J. Brouder on Oscar Lantern, trained by E. McNamara (Race 5)(Injured)
G.P. Brouder replaced K.J. Brouder on Viking Hoard, trained by C.Byrnes (Race 6)(Injured)
G.P. Brouder replaced K.J. Brouder on Mama Tried, trained by Charles P. Keegan (Race 7)(Injured)
C.J. Orr replaced K.J. Brouder on Grey Mountain Mist, trained by E.Sheehy (Race 4)(Injured)
C.J. Orr replaced Mr R.W. Barron on Lady McCabe, trained by Martin Paul Fitzgerald (Race 7)(No show)- €200.

316A Paddy's Super Enhancements M'dn H'dle

A.E. Lynch, rider of Challow trained by T.G.McCourt, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left throughout the race.

C.D. Maxwell, rider of De Mazzaro trained by T.G.McCourt, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran free early on.

A. Ring, rider of Peking Flyer trained by Eamon Courtney, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made alot of mistakes and pulled up thereafter.

J.M. Moore, rider of Annie Iraya trained by M.A.Cahill, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount finished lame.

E.T. Daly, rider of Lady Lamplight trained by M.A.Cahill, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount gurgled during the race.

J.C. Canavan, rider of Design Matters (GB) trained by Robert Tyner, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a noise in running.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Design Matters (GB), trained by Robert Tyner, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame on the left fore post race.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Peking Flyer, trained by Eamon Courtney, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Stewards enquired into the running and riding of Design Matters (GB), ridden by J.C. Canavan, and trained by Robert Tyner. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned and Mrs Mary Tyner, authorised representative for Robert Tyner. J.C. Canavan, stated that his instructions were to settle his mount in mid division, get him jumping and do the best he could. He said his mount made a noise jumping the second hurdle down the back straight after which he gave him a breather and added that his mount made a mistake in the straight before staying on past tired horses and pulled up lame. Mrs. Tyner, confirmed the instructions given and expressed her disappointment with the ride until she heard the report from the rider that the animal had made a noise and had also pulled up lame. She added that the horse was suspect of his wind before this race. The Stewards also received a report from the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer, who stated that Design Matters was found to be lame on the left fore post race. Samples were taken for analysis. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

The Stewards enquired into an incident after jumping the second hurdle involving Miss Cassy (GB), ridden by D.F. O'Regan and Design Matters (GB), ridden by J.C. Canavan, where it appeared Design Matters (GB) ran short of room. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that D.F. O'Regan was in breach of Rule 214 in that he had ridden improperly. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards suspended D.F. O'Regan for 4 racedays.

The Stewards enquired into the running and riding of Peking Flyer, ridden by A. Ring, and trained by Eamon Courtney who pulled up in this race in the home straight. Evidence was heard from the rider and trainer concerned. A. Ring, stated that his instructions were to jump off in mid division, get his mount jumping and to do the best he could. He said his mount made numerous jumping mistakes and made no shape over his hurdles. He further added that his mount had no technique jumping. He felt the further the race went on, the more unstable his mount felt and he therefore, had no choice but to pull him up turning for home. Eamon Courtney, confirmed the instructions given and expressed his satisfaction with the ride, but was very disappointed with the jumping of his charge. He stated that his charge was very well schooled over easyfix hurdles and that he intended to school him over natural hurdles in future, in order to make him more competitive. The Stewards also received a report from the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer who stated that Peking Flyer was post race normal. Samples were taken for analysis. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

316D Paddy Power Onside App H'cap S'chase

S.W. Flanagan, rider of Well Joey trained by Mrs Prunella Dobbs, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount refused to race.

316E Paddy Power Cork Grand Nat.H'cap S'chase

The Stewards interviewed C.J. Orr, rider of Sizing Rome, who weighed out 2 Ibs overweight for this race, which was not declared at declaration time. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned, who accepted that this was the case. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that C.J. Orr was in breach of Rule 198(vii) and having considered his previous record in this regard, they issued a fine of €150. Furthermore, the Stewards granted permission for the rider to carry the overweight, having consulted with the trainer.

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B.J. Cooper, rider of Flamingo's Court trained by Andrew McNamara, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got tired and pulled up thereafter.

T. Ryan, rider of Mick The Boyo trained by James Grace, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost his action turning in and was pulled up thereafter.

The Stewards interviewed Denis Gerard Hogan, trainer of Jack The Wire, who had to be re-saddled after it appeared the animal was carrying the wrong number cloth, which subsequently caused a delay to the start of this race. Evidence was heard from the trainer concerned, who explained the circumstances surrounding his error and apologised for this. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that the trainer was in breach of Rule 199 and having considered his clean record in this regard, they severely cautioned him.

P. Townend, rider of I Will Follow (FR) trained by Martin Brassil, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was hampered at the third last and pulled up thereafter.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. Philip McLernon (Chairman),
Mr. Edward Flannery,
Mr. John Horgan,
Mr. Edward Irwin,
Mr. L. Walsh.

Owing to a request from Broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for the following race delays.

Race 1: +1 minute
Race 2: +1 minute
Race 3: +1 minute
Race 4: +1 minute
Race 5: +1 minute
Race 6: +1 minute.



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


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