Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Curragh 22nd August 2020

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

W.M. Lordon replaced P.B. Beggy on Ontario, trained by A.P.O'Brien (Race 6)(Stewards permission, intended mount a non runner)

215B Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn

At the request of the Stewards, P.B. Beggy, rider of Duke Of Mantua, trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran green and was out paced from half way before staying on in the closing stages, where he had to edge right to get a clear run.

215C A.R.M. Holding Curragh Sprint Stakes

S.M. Crosse, rider of Speak In Colours (GB) trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled.

D.P. McDonogh, rider of Lady Penelope trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that the hood got caught in the bridle when jumping out of the stalls.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Speak In Colours (GB), trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

215D A.R.M. Holding Debutante Stakes

S. Foley, rider of Palifico (GB) trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount did not handle the ground.

215E Galileo Irish EBF Futurity Stakes

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

The Stewards interviewed S. Foley, rider of Cadillac, concerning his use of the whip in the closing 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 satisfied that S. Foley was in breach of Regulation 10.3(g)(frequency) and having considered his record, they suspended him for 1 raceday.

215F Irish EBF Supp Champions Weekend (F) Hcp

At the request of the Stewards, D.E. Sheehy, rider of Laggata (GB), trained by J.P. Murtagh, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran too free early on.

215G Mick O'Shea Heating And Plumbing M'dn

C.P. Hoban, rider of Taggalo trained by J.P. Murtagh, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was hanging left throughout.

C.D. Hayes, rider of Mudawy trained by Kevin Prendergast, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount received a bump in the closing stages.

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the closing stages involving Mudawy, ridden by C.D. Hayes, unplaced and Taggalo, ridden by C.P. Hoban, placed sixth, where it appeared both animals collided. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that the incident was accidental and therefore took no further action.

215H TRM Hoofmaker H'cap

L.F. Roche, rider of Formyboys trained by M.D. O'Callaghan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount missed the break.

A.J. Slattery, rider of Sunset Nova trained by Andrew Slattery, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung right throughout.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting: Mr. Philip Caffrey (Chairman), Mr. N.B. Wachman, Mr. Peter N. Reymolds, Mr. Raymund S. Martin, Mr. M.F. O'Donoghue.

Following a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for a two minute delay to both race four and race seven.



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


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