Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Curragh 16th August 2019

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

H.J.Horgan rode Der Mc, trained by P.A.Fahy (Race 7)(Stewards' Permission)
S.P. Bird rode Gizi Gazelle (reserve) , trained by Eamonn O'Connell (Race 7)

224B Luke and Nellie Comer Mem Nursery H'cap

W.M. Lordan, rider of Glow Worm trained by Jack W. Davison, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount acted up in the stalls.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined The Peckhampouncer, trained by D.Broad, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race and was found to have lost a right hind shoe in-running.

224D Comer Group Irish St Leger Trial Stakes

The Stewards interviewed J.A. Heffernan, rider of Capri, 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 the rider in breach of Reg.10.3.(g)(frequency) and having taken his record into account suspended him for 2 race days.

224F Derek O'Sullivan Mem. Apprentice H'cap

The Stewards requested a report from P.A.Fahy, trainer, concerning the failure to nominate a rider before the designated time for Der Mc. The trainer reported that he had made every effort to book an apprentice for his charge before the deadline but had been unable to do so. He nominated H.J. Horgan after the deadline when he became free due to his mount becoming a non-runner. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards accepted the explanation offered and allowed the nomination of H.J. Horgan.

The Stewards enquired into an incident approximately one and a half furlongs from the finish involving Kudbegood, ridden by D.N. Curran, and Pursuit Of Magic, ridden by T.P. Madden, where it appeared Pursuit Of Magic checked significantly. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards found D.N. Curran in breach of Rule 214 by riding carelessly and having taken his record into account suspended him for 2 race days.

T.P. Madden, rider of Pursuit Of Magic trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount checked inside the final two furlongs.

224G TRM Kurasyn H'cap

The Stewards interviewed L.F. Roche, rider of Aurora Eclipse, 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 the rider in breach of Reg.10.3.(g)(frequency) and having taken his record into account suspended him for 2 race days.

224H Launch Of The Irish Derby On TG4 H'cap

C.D. Hayes, rider of Arcland trained by H.Rogers, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount lugged out.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. Philip Caffrey (Chairman)
Mr. C.P. Magnier
Mr. Laurence McFerran
Mr. Jack Rearden
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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