Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Downpatrick 12th October 2018

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

P. Townend replaced A.E. Lynch on Ar Eagla Na Heagla (GB), trained by Francis Casey (Race 1)(Unwell)
P. Townend replaced A.E. Lynch on Moonball (FR), trained by Gavin Cromwell (Race 6)(Unwell)
C.D. Maxwell replaced A.E. Lynch on Airdrigh, trained by S.R.B. Crawford (Race 7)(Unwell)

288A Molson Coors M'dn H'dle

D.N. Russell, rider of Adulterated trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran very free early on and pulled up thereafter.

Rachael Blackmore, rider of Misty Mountain (USA) trained by J.J.Lambe, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her mount stopped quickly at the top of the hill.

288C MB McGrady & Co, Accountants H'cap H'dle

The Stewards interviewed D.F. O'Regan, rider of Caerleon Kate (GB), concerning his use of the whip in the closing stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned and from Ms. Inge D'Haese, Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer, who submitted photographic evidence. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that D.F. O'Regan was in breach of Regulation 10.3 (f) in that he had used his whip with excessive force. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards suspended D.F. O'Regan for 1 raceday.

288E JP Corry Building Suppliers H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Chambord Du Lys (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

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

288F Killultagh Estates Beginners S'ch

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Border Control, trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

D.N. Russell, rider of Border Control trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a bad mistake and pulled up thereafter.

288G Tony Patterson Sports Grounds H'cap S'ch

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Forrardon Xmoor (GB), trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have sustained a laceration to the left fore leg.

Mr S. Connor, rider of Doolough Lad trained by Michael E Hallinan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount finished lame.

D.N. Russell, rider of Forrardon Xmoor (GB) trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount pulled up injured.

C.D. Maxwell, rider of Airdrigh trained by S.R.B. Crawford, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount jumped badly left throughout the race.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. R. Steele (Chairman),
Mr. E. McElroy,
Mr. C. Cunningham,
Mr. B. Fitzsimmons,
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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