Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 14th November 2014

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

George Kent, trainer of Garraun (off feed) - €200

313A Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn

The Stewards interviewed C.D. Hayes, rider of Daisy Bell, concerning his use of the whip in 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 the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(g), in that he used the whip with the arm above shoulder height and having considered his record, suspended him for one race day.

F. Lynch, rider of Knoxville Bullet, trained by M.D. O'Callaghan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran green in the closing stages.

313B Crowne Plaza Hotel Race & Stay H'cap

F. Lynch, rider of Mr Bounty (GB), trained by M.D. O'Callaghan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount checked one furlong from the finish.

The Stewards interviewed John James Feane, trainer of Best Be Careful, regarding the late arrival of the horse into the Parade Ring. 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 32(ii) and having considered his record, cautioned him concerning his future responsibilities in this regard. .

313F Dundalk Racecourse Of The Year H'cap

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Shalaman, trained by Matthew J. Smith, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

313G CrownePlaza Leading Jockey&Trainer H'cap

The Stewards interviewed J.L. Joyce, rider of Tambala, concerning his use of the whip in this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned, in the presence of A.Oliver, trainer of Tambala. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards were of the opinion that the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(g), in that he used the whip with his arm above shoulder height and having considered his record, cautioned him concerning his future responsibilities in this regard.

David Geraghty, trainer of Clare Harrier, reported to the Office of the Governing Bodies on Monday 17th November that his charge was found to be stiff behind when unloaded after returning to his yard.



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