Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Downroyal 5th November 2016

The Stewards fined the following trainer in respect of their non-runner:-

Noel Meade, trainer of Minella Fair (Ground Conditions) - €200

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

P Townend replaced S.W. Flanagan on Net D'Ecosse (FR), trained by Noel Meade (Race 5)(Injury)

311B Tayto Group M'dn H'dle

M.P. Fogarty, rider of Caerleon Kate (GB), trained by C.A.McBratney, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was almost brought down at the first bend.

M.J. Bolger, rider of Boogily Lane, trained by Stephen McConville, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount slipped going past the stand and failed to get into the race thereafter.

311C Billecart-Salmon H'cap H'dle

B.J. Geraghty, rider of After Rain (FR), trained by J.R. Barry, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount jumped poorly.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined After Rain (FR), trained by J.R. Barry, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined After Rain (FR), trained by J.R. Barry, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

Miss Clare Louise Cannon, trainer of Mount Beckham, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her charge made a respiratory noise in running.

311D JNwine.com Champion S'chase

B.J. Geraghty, rider of Don Poli, trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never travelled.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Don Poli, trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

311E Titanic Belfast S'chase

Owing to low-lying sun, the Stewards granted permission for the third last fence to be omitted from this race

311F Rainbow Communications H'cap S'chase

The Stewards fined Peter Fahey, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Presenting Beara, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards allowed the horse to run on receipt of the trainer's written assurance that the vaccinations were in order.

The Stewards granted permission for the third last fence to be omitted in this race due to low-lying sun and the final fence to be omitted due to damage sustained in the previous race.



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