Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 19th February 2016

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

D.A. McCormack rode Norville (reserve) , trained by Lee Smyth (Race 6)
R.P. Whelan rode My Manekineko (GB) (reserve) , trained by J.A. Nash (Race 7)

033B Weatherbys General Stud Book H'cap

The Stewards enquired into an incident about one furlong from the finish involving Captain Cullen, ridden by C.T. Keane, unplaced, Have A Nice Day (GB), ridden by P.J. Smullen, placed fourth and Split The Atom, ridden by T.P. Madden, placed third, where it appeared that Have A Nice Day (GB) caused interference when switching outwards and a second incident close to the winning post involving Russian Soul, ridden by C.P. Hoban, placed first and Togoville, ridden by G.F. Carroll, placed second where it appeared that both horses made contact. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that both incidents were accidental in nature and took no further action.

P.J. Smullen, rider of Have A Nice Day (GB), trained by Sabrina J. Harty, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount hung right in the straight.

G.F. Carroll, rider of Togoville, trained by Georgios Pakidis, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was hanging badly from the turn into the straight.

033E Big Bad Bob (Fillies) M'dn

W.M. Lordan, rider of Trojan Valley, trained by Patrick Downey, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount sustained a leg injury and unseated him while racing independently.



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