Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Curragh 24th August 2014

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

J. S. Bolger, trainer of Parish Boy (GB) (Off Feed) - €200

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

K.J. Manning replaced R.P. Whelan on Hall Of Fame, trained by J. S. Bolger (Race 4)(Stewards' Permission)

230A Luke And Nellie Comer Memorial H'cap

C. O'Donoghue, rider of Harry Trotter, trained by David Marnane, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount dwelt in stalls, losing substantial ground.

C.D. Hayes, rider of Pencil Hill, trained by Tracey Collins, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never got a clear run to challenge.

D.P. McDonogh, rider of Oor Jock, trained by Adrian McGuinness, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never got a clear run to challenge.

L.F. Roche, rider of Elusive Ice, trained by Edward Lynam, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount got squeezed for room and faded thereafter.

230B Debutante Stakes

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Tigrilla, trained by Roger Varian (in GB), at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

230E Palmerstown Irish St Leger Trial Stakes

The Stewards interviewed J.A. Heffernan, rider of Shu Lewis, 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 found J.A. Heffernan in breach of Regulation 10 3. (f) and having taken his record into account suspended him for two race days.

230G Irish Champions Weekend M'dn

P.J. Smullen, rider of First Sitting (GB), trained by D. K. Weld, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount lost its action a furlong and a half from the finish.



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