Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Downpatrick 27th August 2018

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

Rachael Blackmore replaced B.J. Cooper on Shakadame (FR), trained by Barry John Murphy (Race 3)(Injured)

239B Ulster Carpets H'cap H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Shine In Dubai, trained by Ms Margaret Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard and coughing post race.

C.A. Landers, rider of Love The Well trained by P.Meany, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount did not handle the track and pulled up thereafter.

Ms Margaret Mullins, trainer of Shine In Dubai, reported to the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer that her charge was found to have blood in his trachea on endoscopic examination post race.

239D hannontravel Win A Luxury Cruise Mdn Hdl

The Stewards interviewed D.N. Russell, rider of Present In Court, 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 that D.N. Russell was in breach of Regulation 10.3 (f) in that he had used his whip with excessive frequency. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards cautioned him.

239E AJC Group Win A Trip To Nice Beg S'chase

P. Townend, rider of Orion D'Aubrelle (FR) trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount finished distressed.

239F Rekorderlig Cider H'cap S'chase

The Stewards interviewed J.M. Moore, rider of Jack Slade, 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 that J.M. Moore was in breach of Regulation 10.3 (f) in that he had used his whip with excessive frequency. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards suspended him for 1 raceday.

Mr A.J. Fox, rider of Cubomania trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a bad mistake at the second last fence.

239G K N Group INH Flat Race

Mr M.J. O'Hare, rider of Peace Party trained by Desmond McDonogh, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost his action in the latter stages.

Desmond McDonogh, trainer of Peace Party, reported to the Office of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board that his charge scoped wrong post race.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr Robert Steele (Chairman),
Mr. L. McFerran,
Dr. J.F. Gillespie,
Mr. F.G. Fitzsimmons,
Mr. P.D. Matthews.

Owning to a request from Broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for the following race delays.

Race 3: +2 minutes
Race 4: +2 minutes
Race 5: +2 minutes
Race 6: +1 minute.



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


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