Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Downpatrick 11th August 2019

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

D.E. Mullins replaced C.J. Orr on Bracka Lily, trained by Noel C. Kelly (Race 4)(Stewards' Permission)
H. Morgan replaced L. Quinlan on Summer Hill, trained by John Patrick Ryan (Race 5)(unwell)
M. Hamill replaced C.J. Orr on Howya Darlin, trained by Nigel Thomas Slevin (Race 5)(Stewards' permission)
J.S. McGarvey replaced C.J. Orr on Canadian Steel, trained by Noel C. Kelly (Race 6)(Stewards' permission)
N.P. Madden replaced J.S. McGarvey on Oscar Light, trained by Noel C. Kelly (Race 6)(Stewards' permission)
H. Morgan replaced L. Quinlan on Emilyogue, trained by John Patrick Ryan (Race 6)(unwell)
D.P. Holden replaced C.J. Orr on Rising, trained by Noel C. Kelly (Race 3)(Stewards' permission)

218A Molson Coors (Mares) M'dn H'dle

The Stewards fined Sarah Dawson, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Heather Blossom, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Heather Blossom in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90.

Rachael Blackmore, rider of Darrens Diamond trained by Robert Murphy, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her mount was never travelling and pulled up.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Darrens Diamond, trained by Robert Murphy, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

218B Molson Coors Rated H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Killiney Court, trained by Henry de Bromhead, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race.

218C A J C Group, Newcastle H'cap H'dle

The Stewards fined A.L.T.Moore, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Midland Millie, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Midland Millie in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90.

Rachael Blackmore, rider of Zagnzig trained by H. Smyth, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her mount didn't handle the track and pulled up.

218D Balloohire.com (Mares) H'cap H'dle

The Stewards considered a request by Noel C. Kelly, trainer of Bracka Lily, to allow his substitute rider, D.E. Mullins, to ride at 4 lbs overweight, as there was no other suitable rider available. Having considered the very exceptional circumstances necessitating the change of rider, the Stewards allowed the overweight in accordance with Rule 198 (vii) (b). .

D.F. O'Regan, rider of Ballydunblaze trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that he pulled up having felt his mount go lame, however she returned home sound.

The Stewards enquired into an incident approaching the final hurdle involving Ballydunblaze, ridden by D.F. O'Regan and Iamastartoo, ridden by S.W. Flanagan, where it appeared that Ballydunblaze ran short of room and checked. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards took no further action.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Ballydunblaze, trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be clinically abnormal post race.

218E Trackars Homecare M'dn H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Panther Soul, trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race.

218F Hannontravel.com Ladies Comp H'cap H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined My Peggy, trained by Noel G. Hynds, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Bythesametoken, trained by Ross O'Sullivan, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

J.P. O'Sullivan, rider of Charlotte Wells trained by P.J. Rothwell, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount saddle slipped going to the first hurdle.

218G Hannontravel.com Comp. INH Flat Race

The Stewards enquired into possible interference in the closing stages of this race involving Autumn Berry, ridden by Mr N. McParlan, placed third and Duty Calls, ridden by Mr L.J. McGuinness, placed fourth, where it appeared that Autumn Berry crossed in front of Duty Calls causing him to check. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards made no alteration to the Judge's placings and took no further action.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Ms. A. Millar (Chairman),
Mr. J. Collins,
Mr. B. Polly,
Mr. C. Cunningham,
Mr. H. Hynes.

The Stewards fined C.J. Orr, rider, €600 in accordance with Rule 196 (v), for failing to present himself at the racecourse necessitating changes of riders on Rising, Race 3, trained by Noel C. Kelly, Bracka Lily, Race 4, trained by Noel C. Kelly, Howya Darlin, Race 5, trained by Noel C. Kelly and Canadian Steel, Race 6, trained by Noel C. Kelly.



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


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