Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Curragh 28th June 2020

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

M.P. Sheehy rode Grace To Grace (reserve), trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien (Race 7).

165A Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn

J.A. Heffernan, rider of Snowfall (JPN) trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount met with interference in the closing stages.

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the closing stages involving Aunty Bridy, ridden by K.J. Manning, placed first, Snowfall (JPN), ridden by J.A. Heffernan, unplaced and Willow, ridden by W.M. Lordan, placed fourth. 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.

165C Finlay Volvo Cars Race

Andrew Slattery, trainer of Rebel Tale (USA), reported to the Office of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board that his charge was found to have an entrapped epiglottis post race.

165F Equine MediRecord H'cap

Richard John O'Brien, trainer of Golden Valour (GB), reported to the Office of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board on Monday 29th June that his charge was found to be lame this morning.

165G Paddy Power Rockingham H'cap

The Stewards enquired into an incident early in this race involving Primo Uomo, ridden by J.M. Sheridan, placed sixth, Cityman (GB), ridden by A.J. Slattery, unplaced and Stanhope (GB), ridden by R.P. Cleary, unplaced. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards did not apportion blame to any rider on this occasion and therefore took no further action.

R.P. Cleary, rider of Stanhope (GB) trained by John C. McConnell, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount met was severely checked after one and a half furlongs.

165H Irish Stallion Farms EBF H'cap

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the straight involving Sharjah (FR), ridden by W.J. Lee, placed fourth, Dalton Highway, ridden by A.J. Slattery, placed first and Grandmaster Flash, ridden by M.P. Sheehy, unplaced. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned in the presence of W. McCreery, who accompanies M.P. Sheehy. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that A.J. Slattery was in breach of Rule 214(careless riding) and having considered his record, they suspended him for 3 racedays.

W.J. Lee, rider of Sharjah (FR) trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount met with interference.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting: Mr. Robert Dore (Chairman), Mr. Denis Hickey, Mr. Pierce G. Molony, Mr. John McEnery, 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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