Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 16th August 2015

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

T.P. Madden rode The Dancing Lord (GB) (reserve) , trained by John Geoghegan (Race 5)
R.D Dolan rode Too Many Diamonds (reserve) , trained by Damian Joseph English (Race 7)

221A Irish Stallion Farms EBF Auction M'dn

The Stewards received a report from Mr P.W. Murtagh, Turf Club Clerk of the Scales, stating that G.J. Phillips, rider of Megans Legacy, had attempted to weigh out with an unapproved body protector for this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned who accepted that this was the case. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that the rider was in breach of both Regulation 10 and Rule 198(v) and having considered his record, suspended him for seven race days. Furthermore, the Stewards referred the rider to Dr. Adrian McGoldrick, Senior Turf Club Medical Officer for a reassessment of his riding weight.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Tessonna, trained by David Wachman, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame post race.

221B Crowne Plaza Race & Stay Rated Race

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Your Pal Tal (GB), trained by J.F. Levins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be coughing post race. Samples were taken for analysis.

221C Bar One Racing Mourne H'cap

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Trinity Force, trained by G.M.Lyons, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

Andrew Slattery, trainer of An Saighdiur, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his charge scoped badly post race.

221F Fundraising Made Easy Apprentice H'cap

J.L. Joyce, rider of In The Dark, trained by M.Halford, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount plunged forward as the stalls were about to open and lost considerable ground.

221G Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Red God' H'cap

M.Halford, trainer of Ebasani, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his charge failed to extend when put under pressure



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