Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Curragh 25th August 2018

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

A.P.O'Brien, trainer of Family Tree (GB) (Off Feed) - €200

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

M.C. Hussey replaced P.B. Beggy on Giuseppe Garibaldi, trained by A.P.O'Brien (Race 4)(Unwell)

237A Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn

M.C. Hussey, rider of Sovereign trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung across heels one and a half furlongs out.

237B Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Mater Matuta, trained by J. S. Bolger, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have had a wound on its left hind leg but was otherwise post race normal.

The Stewards informed Sarah Dawson, trainer that Slainte, would have to be recertified before being declared to run from stalls again.

K.J. Manning, rider of Mater Matuta, trained by J. S. Bolger, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never travelled.

G.P. Halpin, rider of Carbon Fibre trained by M.D. O'Callaghan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly in the final furlong.

237C Luke and Nellie Comer Mem Nursery H'cap

D. O'Brien, rider of Coral Beach trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got no run.

237D Comer Group Irish St Leger Trial Stakes

The Stewards interviewed K.J. Manning, rider of Twilight Payment, 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 of the opinion that K.J. Manning was in breach of Regulation 10.3 (f) in that he had used his whip with excessive frequency, and having considered his clean record in this regard cautioned him on this occasion.

237E Curragh Stks

C.D. Hayes, rider of Nicaro, trained by J.A.Stack, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount jumped out of stalls awkwardly and never travelled thereafter.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Nicaro, trained by J.A.Stack, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

237F Eleanor and Lyndsey Comer Trust H'cap

The Stewards informed Adrian Brendan Joyce, trainer that Blastofmagic (GB), would have to be recertified before being declared to run from stalls again.

N.G. McCullagh, rider of Tookiedoo trained by J.C.Hayden, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount moved badly throughout this race.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. P. Caffrey (Chairman),
Mr. J. Martin-Smith,
Mr. P.J.A. O'Connor,
Mr. J. Rearden,
Mr. M.F. O'Donoghue.



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


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