Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Curragh 13th September 2020

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

R.L. Moore replaced J.A. Heffernan on St Mark's Basilica (FR), trained by A.P.O'Brien (Race 5)(Intended mount a non runner)(Stewards permission))
J.A. Heffernan replaced E.J. McNamara on Military Style (USA), trained by A.P.O'Brien (Race 5)(Stewards permission)

263A Ir.Stal.Farms EBF 'Bold Lad' Sprint Hcap

S. Foley, rider of Deidra trained by John Joseph Murphy, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left from halfway.

263B Moyglare "Jewels" Blandford Stakes

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Magic Wand, trained by A.P.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 One Voice, trained by Mrs John Harrington, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

At the request of the Stewards, R.L. Moore, rider of Magic Wand, trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was not suited by today's ground conditions.

263C Derrinstown Stud Flying Five Stakes

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined A'Ali, trained by Simon & Ed Crisford (in GB), at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

263D Moyglare Stud Stakes

W.J. Lee, rider of Teresa Mendoza trained by K.J. Condon, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran flat during this race.

The Stewards enquired into an incident over five furlongs from the finish involving Aunty Bridy, ridden by K.J. Manning, placed sixth, Oodnadatta, ridden by S. Foley, placed third and Pretty Gorgeous (FR), ridden by D.P. McDonogh, placed second, where it appeared that Aunty Bridy checked in running. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that any interference caused was accidental in nature and took no further action.

263E Goffs Vincent O'Brien National Stakes

S. Foley, rider of Lucky Vega trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got no run and was checked twice in the closing stages.

The Stewards enquired into possible interference about one and a half furlongs from the finish involving Lucky Vega, ridden by S. Foley, placed fifth, Mac Swiney, ridden by K.J. Manning, unplaced, Master Of The Seas, ridden by W. Buick, placed fourth, Thunder Moon, ridden by D.P. McDonogh, placed first and Wembley, ridden by W.M. Lordan, placed second, where it appeared that Lucky Vega was short of room. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards made no alteration to the Judges placings. Furthermore they were satisfied that any interference caused was accidental in nature and took no further action

263G Tattersalls Ire. Super Auction Sale Stks

The Stewards interviewed R.L. Moore, rider of Star Of Orion, 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 R.L. Moore was in breach of R10(3)(g) by using his whip with excessive frequency. Having taken his previous clean record into consideration, the Stewards cautioned R.L. Moore on this occasion. Furthermore, they also advised him to familiarise himself with the content of Regulation 10 in relation to the use of the whip.

R.P. Whelan, rider of Livingston Range trained by Tracey Collins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his saddle slipped during this race.

Tracey Collins, trainer of Livingston Range, reported to the Office of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board that her mount's saddle slipped.

263H Ir. Stal. Farms EBF 'Northfields' H'cap

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Kipling, trained by A.P.O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

G.M. Ryan, rider of Numerian trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount clipped heels in the final furlong.

J.A. Heffernan, rider of Keats trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got no run in the straight.

C.D. Hayes, rider of Taramansour trained by D. K. Weld, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got tight for room about two furlongs from the finish.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Justice Franke Clarke (Chairman),

Justice Tony Hunt,

Mr. N.P. Lambert,

Mr. C.P. Magnier,

Mr. P.D. Matthews.



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


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