Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Downroyal 2nd November 2018

314D Allianz H'cap H'dle

The Stewards interviewed C.J. Orr, rider of Mash Potato, 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 C.J. Orr 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 C.J. Orr for 2 racedays.

The Stewards interviewed J.W. Kennedy, rider of Sir Ector (USA), 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.W. Kennedy 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 J.W. Kennedy for 10 racedays.

Brendan W.Duke, trainer of Mountmellick Girl, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his charge was subsequently to this race found to have burst a blood vessel on endoscopic examination

314F Toals Bookmakers H'cap S'chase

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Penny Jane, trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be stiff and sore behind post race. Samples were also taken for analysis.

The Stewards granted permission for this race to be started by flag start.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. Raymund S. Martin (Chairman),
Mr. Laurence McFerran,
Mr. Hugh M. Ferguson,
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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