Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Downpatrick 14th July 2014

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

R.C. Colgan replaced I.J. McCarthy on Boker Hill, trained by John A.White (Race 6)(Injured)

178C Jumping Leprechauns H'cap H'dle

Aidan F. Fogarty, trainer of Like The Da, reported to the Office of the Governing Bodies on Tuesday, 29th July, 2014, that his charge had a wind operation since its last run.

178E St Patricks Country M'dn H'dle

The Stewards interviewed S.A. Shortall, rider of Wandering Aengus (GB), winner, 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 S.A. Shortall was in breach of Regulation 10 3 (f) in that he had used his whip with excessive force and frequency, and having taken his record into account, they suspended him for 2 racedays.

178F Joe Rea Memorial H'cap H'dle

A. Ring, rider of Preswell Lad trained by Michael Butler, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost his action and pulled up.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Preswell Lad, trained by Michael Butler, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame post race.

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

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