Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Downroyal 29th August 2014

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

G.B. Noonan replaced Miss A.B. O'Connor on Pale Face, trained by D. T. Hughes (Race 2)(injured)

236A Molson Coors 3-Y-O M'dn H'dle

The Stewards enquired into an incident on the first bend past the stand involving Artistic Flame (GB), ridden by I.J. McCarthy, placed fifth and Celtic Artisan, ridden by S.A. Shortall, placed third, where it appeared that Artistic Flame ran short of room. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards advised S.A. Shortall to ride with more care in future.

236F Walkers Snacks H'cap H'dle

The Stewards interviewed Noel Meade, trainer, having failed to declare a winners penalty on time, for Bose Ikard in this race. Evidence was heard from the trainer concerned. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that the trainer was in breach of Rule 194(ii)(a) and having considered his record, fined him €130.

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