Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Downroyal 31st October 2015

303B Tayto Group M'dn H'dle

The Stewards enquired into an incident on the approach to the penultimate hurdle involving De Name Escapes Me, ridden by M.P. Walsh, placed first, Space Cadet, ridden by K.M. Donoghue, placed second and Get Out Of Jail, ridden by M.J. Bolger, placed fourth, where it appeared that Space Cadet and Get Out Of Jail collided in running. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards cautioned K.M. Donoghue to ride with more care and took no further action.

303C Billecart-Salmon H'cap H'dle

The Stewards enquired into an incident on the final bend involving Fethard Player, ridden by D.J. Mullins, placed first, Misty Lady, ridden by S.W. Flanagan, placed second, Odit (GER), ridden by S.D. Torrens, unplaced, He's Our Man, ridden by D. Meyler, slipped up and Gentleman Duke, ridden by N.P. Madden, unplaced, where it appeared that He's Our Man fell in running, brought down Shamar and Wes Hardin and interfered with a number of runners. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were unable to apportion blame to any rider and took no further action.

M.J. Bolger, rider of Lindenhurst, trained by John C. McConnell, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was brought to a standstill when He's Our Man slipped up in running.

N.P. Madden, rider of Gentleman Duke, trained by A.L.T.Moore, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was badly hampered when He's Our Man slipped up in running.

303F Rainbow Communications H'cap S'chase

R. Walsh, rider of Wrong Turn trained by A.J.Martin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled and was pulled up.

Norman Cassidy, trainer of Pencilhimin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his charge fell during this race but was noted to have burst a blood vessel when returning to the stable yard.



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