Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Cork 7th January 2017

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

Terence O'Brien, trainer of Buster Dan Dan (Late withdrawal - Ground)) - €200

004A McCarthy Insurance Group Rated Nov.H'dle

V.Clifford, trainer of Malicious Intent, reported to the Office of the Governing Bodies on Tuesday 24th January that his charge was found to have a low grade viral infection following this run.

004C McCarthy Insurance Group M'dn H'dle

The Stewards interviewed J.J. Slevin, rider of Boru Boy, 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 were of the opinion that J.J. Slevin was in breach of R10(3)(g) by using his whip with his arm above shoulder height and R10(4) by failing to give his mount time to respond to the whip. Having considered his previous record the Stewards suspended J.J. Slevin for 2 racedays.

004D Gerardine McCarthy Memorial H'cap H'dle

J.M. Moore, rider of Ah Littleluck trained by Thomas Gibney, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was pulled up as he was unable to handle the ground.

The Stewards interviewed A. Ring, rider of Moores Road, 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 were of the opinion that A. Ring was in breach of R10(3)(f) by using his whip with excessive frequency and R10(4) by failing to give his mount time to respond to the whip. Having taken his clean record into consideration the Stewards suspended A. Ring for 4 racedays and also instructed him to attend R.A.C.E for one days tuition on the correct use of the whip.

004E McCarthy Insurance Group Beg. S'chase

G.N. Fox, rider of Hurry Henry trained by Henry de Bromhead, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled during this race.

004F McCarthy Insurance Group H'cap S'chase

A.W. Short, rider of Tajweed, trained by Luke Comer, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was pulled up having lost his action.

004G McCarthy Insurance Group INH Flat Race

Mr R. Deegan, rider of Stole The Show, trained by Paul Nolan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount accidentally clipped a heel and dislodged the rider.

V.Clifford, trainer of La Guerra, reported to the Office of the Governing Bodies on Tuesday 24th January that his charge was found to have a low grade viral infection following this run.



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