Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Downpatrick 15th July 2020

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

A.W. Short rode Lighthouse Rose (reserve) , trained by Mark Michael McNiff (Race 5)

152A Toals Dial-A-Bet (Mares) M'dn H'dle

Dylan Johnston, rider of Dilly Filly trained by C.A.McBratney, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount finished lame.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Dilly Filly trained by C.A.McBratney was lame post race.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Imperial Allure, trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have lost a right front shoe but was otherwise post race normal.

152B Randox Health (C & G) M'dn H'dle

The Stewards interviewed Mr N. McParlan, rider of Walkers Point, concerning his use of the whip in the latter stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards found the rider in breach of Reg.10.3.(g)(frequency) and having taken his record into account suspended him for one race day.

152C Randox Health H'cap H'dle

Mr S. Connor, rider of Wildewood trained by Patrick Breen, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a respiratory noise in-running.

The Stewards enquired into possible interference in the straight involving Insane Bolt, ridden by D.N. Russell, placed first and Kilmurry, ridden by N.P. Madden, placed second. 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.

The Stewards interviewed N.P. Madden, rider of Kilmurry, concerning his use of the whip in the latter stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards found the rider in breach of Reg.10.3.(i)(time to respond) and having taken his record into account suspended him for one race day.

152D Randox Health M'dn H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Enjoy D'allen (FR), trained by Peter Fahey, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

152E1 Toals Phone Betting Available Hcap H'dle

The Stewards interviewed J.M. Moore, rider of Mary Of De Sorrows, concerning his use of the whip in the latter stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards found the rider in breach of Reg.10.3(f)(force) and having taken his previous record into account and pursuant to Reg.10.6(a) the Stewards suspended the rider for 6 race days.

E. Walsh, rider of Lady Of The Sea trained by S. Michael Millar, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount didn't travel coming down the hill.

The Stewards interviewed J.M. Moore, rider of Mary Of De Sorrows, concerning his use of the whip in the latter stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards gave the rider the benefit of the doubt regarding his first hit, therefore the remaining hits did not breach Reg.10.3(g) and they therefore took no further action.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. Robert Steele (Chairman)
Ms. Alison Millar
Mrs. Siobhan Keegan
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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