Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 15th December 2017

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

S. Corby replaced M.A. Gallagher on Mo Henry (GB), trained by Adrian Paul Keatley (Race 1)(Stewards' Permission)
S. Foley rode Full Disclosure (reserve) , trained by A. Oliver (Race 7)

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The Stewards interviewed B.M. Coen, rider of Fast Act, and A.J. Slattery, rider of Bluesbreaker, in the presence of their master, Andrew Slattery, trainer, concerning the fact that they appeared to move across before reaching the marker poles. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards found both riders in breach of Rule 211 and having considered their respective records, they cautioned both riders as to their future conduct in this regard.

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The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Lucky Red, trained by Mrs John Harrington, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

S. Foley, rider of Lucky Red, trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount didn't face the kick back.

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N.G. McCullagh, rider of Golden Pearl (GB) trained by M.Halford, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount dwelt in the stalls.

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O.J. Orr, rider of Dara Tango (FR), trained by A.J.Martin, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount checked in the closing stages.

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C.P. Hoban, rider of Lizard Point trained by Patrick J.Flynn, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung right.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Ben Rumson, trained by T.G.McCourt, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

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The Stewards enquired into an incident in the straight involving Dancing Doll, ridden by O.J. Orr, Long Journey Home, ridden by K.K. Hennessy, and Vastonea, ridden by M.L. Melia, where Long Journey Home fell. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards found O.J. Orr to be in breach of Rule 214 by riding dangerously and having considered his record suspended him for 14 race days and ordered his riding fee be forfeit. The Stewards also disqualified Dancing Doll from fifth place.
The amended result now reads;

1st Sharjah
2nd Tropic Thunder (GER)
3rd Try Again
4th Specific Gravity (FR)
5th Sleepy Head

O.J. Orr, rider of Dancing Doll trained by A.J.Martin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got tight for room in the straight.

C.J. McGovern, rider of Tropic Thunder (GER), trained by Anthony McCann, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount leaned left.

C.T. Keane, rider of Il Piccolo Grande trained by G.M.Lyons, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung right most of the way down the back straight.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Stewards acted at this meeting;

Mr. N.B. Wachman (Chairman)
Mr. P. Caffrey
Mr. P. Dunican
Mr. J. Martin-Smith
Mr. P. D. Matthews



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


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