Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Downroyal 22nd June 2018

156B Belfast Live M'dn H'dle

The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Lisnagreggan, trained by W J Bryson, for failing to lodge the passport in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90 (i).

The Stewards enquired into possible interference approaching the last hurdle involving Bensachuine, ridden by D.G. Hogan, placed fifth, Boot Camp, ridden by D.N. Russell, placed first, Court Tycoon, ridden by K.C. Sexton, placed third and State Of Nirvana, ridden by A.E. Lynch, placed second, where it appeared interference occurred. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards made on alteration to the Judges placings and took no further action.

156D Down Royal Summer Festival H'cap H'dle

The Stewards fined J.G.Cosgrave, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Loveinalamborghini, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Loveinalamborghini in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90(iv). .

156E thetote.com H'cap H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Powersbomb, trained by Brian M. McMahon, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

D.F. O'Regan, rider of Powersbomb, trained by Brian M. McMahon, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount jumped carefully and possibly found the ground too quick.

156F Daily Mirror (Fillies) INH Flat Race

The Stewards fined Thomas Mullins, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Backsheesh, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Backsheesh in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90(iv).

Mr R. Deegan, rider of Late Again trained by C.Byrnes, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount changed her legs for a couple of strides and never felt right.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Late Again, trained by C.Byrnes, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame on her right fore leg.

156G Mencap INH Flat Race

The Stewards interviewed Mr D.T. Kelly, rider of Russian Soldier, 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 Mr. D.T. Kelly was in breach of Regulation 10.4 in that he failed to give his mount time to respond. Having considered his record in this regard, the Stewards suspended Mr. D.T. Kelly for 4 racedays and ordered him to attend RACE for 1 days tuition on the correct use of the whip.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. Raymund S. Martin (Chairman),
Rev. Colin Hall-Thompson,
Mr. C.P. Magnier,
Mr. F.G. 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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