Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Curragh 17th July 2016

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

J. S. Bolger, trainer of Elusive Approach (off feed) - €200

189B Gabriel Curran Memorial Nursery H'cap

The Stewards enquired into possible interference in the closing stages involving Istan (GB), ridden by R.L. Moore, winner, Rock In Peace, ridden by Caroline Murtagh, placed second, Youarewonder, ridden by Gary Paul Halpin, placed forth and Joyce Compton, ridden by C.R. King, placed third, where it appeared Youarewonder suffered interference. 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 judge's placings and took no further action other than to advise Caroline Murtagh to ride with more care in the future.

189C Kilboy Estate Stakes

J.A. Heffernan, rider of Earring (USA), trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his filly hung right up the straight.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Tanaza, trained by D. K. Weld, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

189D Friarstown Stud Minstrel Stakes

James Doyle, rider of Toscanini, trained by M.Halford, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount hung badly left in this race.

The Stewards enquired into possible interference in the closing stages involving Gordon Lord Byron, ridden by W.J. Lee, winner, Toscanini, ridden by James Doyle, placed third, and Flight Risk, ridden by K.J. Manning, placed fifth, where it appeared Gordon Lord Byron and Flight Risk suffered interference. 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 and took no further action.

189F Download The Ladbrokes App H'cap

D.P. McDonogh, rider of Sir Ector (USA) trained by Miss Nicole McKenna, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount had to check turning into the home straight.



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