Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 11th December 2015

334A Christmas Party Nights At Dundalk Race

K.J. Leonard, rider of Color Model trained by John James Feane, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled.

334B Big Bad Bob M'dn

J.A. Heffernan, rider of Free State (GB), trained by Denis Gerard Hogan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount is still very weak and was ridden to finish the race out.

L.F. Roche, rider of Majestic Paddy trained by D.J. Bunyan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly right.

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The Stewards enquired into an incident after the turn into the straight involving Our Manekineko (GB), ridden by L.F. Roche, placed fifth, Skerray Rules, ridden by C.P. Hoban, placed third and The Butche's Filly, ridden by P.B. Beggy, placed fourth. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards advised C.P.Hoban to ride with more care in future.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined War Room, trained by S.M.Duffy, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be clinically abnormal post race.

334D Crowne Plaza Hotel Race & Stay App H'cap

R. Coakley, rider of Artistic Integrity (GB) trained by J.Larkin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount suffered slight interference two furlongs out.

The Stewards enquired into the running and riding of I Will Excel, ridden by S.P. Davis, and trained by M.D. O'Callaghan. Evidence was heard from the rider and trainer concerned. S.P. Davis, stated that his instructions were to jump out handy and try to get some cover close to the pace before delivering his challenge late on. He added that his mount ran free in stages before hanging badly right in the straight . M.D. O'Callaghan, confirmed his instructions and added that the horse can be very difficult and needs to be delivery late. He confirmed his satisfaction with the ride, given the circumstances. The Stewards also received a report from the Turf Club Veterinary Officer who stated that I Will Excel was post race normal. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards noted the explanations offered and took no further action.

R.P. Downey, rider of Poetic Choice (GB), trained by Keith Henry Clarke, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount had to check in the early stages.

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The Stewards informed Noel G. Hynds, trainer that My Princess Emma, would have to be recertified before being declared to run from stalls again.

334F Leading Jockey&Trainer Awards 2015 H'cap

R.P. Cleary, rider of Geological trained by Damian Joseph English, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was denied a clear run in the straight.

The Stewards fined D.J. Bunyan, € 350 for failing to lodge a passport in respect of winning horse Grey Danube, in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90(vi). Written assurance was given by or on behalf of the Trainer that the Passport would be forwarded to Horse Racing Ireland within the next 3 working days for verification with the markings and microchip number taken by the Turf Club Veterinary Officer.

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The Stewards enquired into an incident in the straight involving Whatever It Takes, ridden by T.P. Madden, placed fourth, Empresario, ridden by C.J. McGovern, placed fifth and Ridestan, ridden by C.P. Hoban, unplaced. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards took no action.



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