Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Downpatrick 23rd September 2016

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

D.N. Russell replaced D.G. Hogan on Beautiful Ben, trained by Denis Gerard Hogan (Race 4)(Unwell)
B. Hayes replaced M.J. Ferris on Mister To Mister, trained by Benjamin Arthey (Race 6)(Injured)

265A September M'dn H'dle

D.N. Russell, rider of Fluspar trained by Daniel John Howard, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a bad mistake.

C.D. Maxwell, rider of Tubeross Well trained by J.Larkin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly throughout.

265F Scottish Borders H'cap S'chase

The Stewards enquired into an incident on the final bend involving One Fine Morning (GB), ridden by M.P. Walsh, placed fourth and Mister To Mister, ridden by B. Hayes, placed first, where it appeared One Fine Morning (GB) met with interference on the inside. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards found B. Hayes in breach of Rule 214 by riding carelessly and suspended him for two race days.

The Stewards requested a report from Benjamin Arthey, trainer as to the apparent improvement in form of Mister To Mister, placed first, as compared with its recent form. The trainer reported that he had recently changed this horse's training and feeding routine which may have brought about some improvement in the horse's performance. He also stated that this horse's best form is around this track. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the contents of the report.

265G Daisy Lodge Fashion Show INH Flat Race

The Stewards enquired into an incident approximately five furlongs from home involving One Cool King, ridden by Mr R. Deegan, Tobar Geal, ridden by Mr D.L. Queally, Up The Navan Road, ridden by Mr P.W. Mullins, and Wiiphania, ridden by Mr S. Clements, where it appeared Wiiphania suffered interference on the inner and Up The Navan Road and One Cool King were forced to check in behind. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards deemed the incident to have been accidental and took no further action.



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