Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 15th August 2020

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

A.J. Slattery rode Viv Vance (reserve) , trained by J.A. Nash (Race 1)

201A Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction (F) M'dn

M.A. Gallagher, rider of Keepyourdistance trained by Edward P.Harty, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount over raced early on before settling.

201C BarOneRacing.com Mourne H'cap

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Alligator Alley (GB), trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

201D Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn

C.T. Keane, rider of Tralong Rock (GB) trained by John Joseph Murphy, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount was very keen for the first furlong and moved poorly in the straight.

201E2 BarOneRacing.com Loyalty Apprentice M'dn

J.M. Sheridan, rider of Before Sunrise trained by Sarah Lynam, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount lost its action turning in.

D.E. Sheehy, rider of Theriverrunsdeep trained by Seamus G. O'Donnell, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount was badly hampered on the first bend.

C.J. McGovern, rider of Royal Pippen trained by S. Donohoe, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount was badly hampered on the first bend.

S.T. McCullagh, rider of Pinch A Penny trained by William J. Fitzpatrick, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran wide on the first bend.

A.J. Slattery, rider of Solene Lilyette trained by D. K. Weld, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount was squeezed up on the first bend.

S. Donohoe, trainer of Royal Pippen, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his charge inhaled kick back and was coughing post race.

The Stewards enquired into an incident at the first bend involving Theriverrunsdeep, ridden by D.E. Sheehy, Balmari, ridden by A.J. Farragher, Royal Pippen, ridden by C.J. McGovern, The Aul Dubliner, ridden by D.N. Curran, and Solene Lilyette, ridden by A.J. Slattery. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards found that A.J. Farragher had ridden carelessly and having taken his record into account suspended him for three race days.

201F Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Red God' H'cap

S. Foley, rider of Yulong Warrior (USA) trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never faced the kick back.

S.M. Crosse, rider of Winner Takes Itall (FR) trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount's saddle slipped around a furlong and a half out.

The Stewards interviewed D.W. O'Connor, rider of Freescape (GB), concerning his use of the whip in the latter stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards found the rider in breach of Reg.10.3.(g)(frequency) and having taken his record into account cautioned him on this occasion.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. P.N. Reynolds (Chairman)
Mr. A. Byrne
Mr. S. Collins
Mr. P.D. Matthews

Following a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for the following delays:

Race 5 +2 mins
Race 6 +1 min
Race 7 +1 min



Disclaimer: Please note this information is provisional and is subject to amendment until published in the Irish Racing Calendar.


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