Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Curragh 28th September 2014

The Stewards fined the following trainers in respect of their non-runners:-

A.P.O'Brien, trainer of Order Of St George (off feed) - €200
D. K. Weld, trainer of Forgotten Rules (off feed) - €200

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

S.B.Kelly replaced A.P. Thornton on One Cool Poet, trained by A.L.T.Moore (Race 1)(unwell)

265B C.L. & M.F. Weld Park Stakes

K.J. Manning, rider of Stellar Glow, trained by J. S. Bolger, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount lost a shoe in running.

265D Juddmonte Beresford Stakes

The Stewards enquired into possible interference in the closing stages involving Battle Of Marathon (USA), ridden by J.A. Heffernan, placed third, Convergence, ridden by G.F. Carroll, placed fourth and Tombelaine (USA), ridden by P.J. Smullen, placed fifth. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that any interference was accidental and took no further action.

265E Tipperary Crystal Amateur Derby(QR)H'cap

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the straight involving Notable Graduate, ridden by Mr R.P. McNamara, placed fourth, Shes No Joke, ridden by Miss N. Fahey, unplaced, Focas Mor, ridden by Miss J.M. Mangan, placed second and Stoichkhov, ridden by Mr F. Maguire, unplaced. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that Miss J.M.Mangan was in breach of Rule 214, in that she rode carelessly and having considered her record, suspended her for two race days.

265F Manguard Plus Joe McGrath H'cap

The Stewards enquired into an incident approximately three furlong out involving Bubbly Bellini, ridden by J.P. O'Brien, unplaced, Mr Good Guy, ridden by R.P. Downey, unplaced, Sylvan Mist, ridden by F. Lynch, unplaced, In Salutem (GB), ridden by C.P. Hoban, unplaced, My Good Brother, ridden by Donnacha O'Brien, unplaced and Autumn Tide, ridden by I.T. Queally, unplaced. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned, in the presence of Edward Lynam, trainer, who accompanied R.P.Downey and H.Rogers, trainer, who accompanied Donnacha O'Brien. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards cautioned both F.Lynch and Donnacha O'Brien to ride with more care in future.

265G The Irish Field Loughbrown Stakes

S. Foley, rider of Drifting Mist (GB), trained by M.Halford, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount raced freely in the early stages.

265H Shillelagh District Irish Pony Club Hcap

P.J.Prendergast, trainer of Smoker (GB), reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his charge did not act on the ground



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