Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 1st April 2016

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

D.P. McDonogh rode Oor Jock (reserve) , trained by Adrian McGuinness (Race 5)

065A Paddy Power Track Bet EBF (Fillies) M'dn

L.F. Roche, rider of Celerity trained by D.J. Bunyan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost her action in the straight.

065B Paddy Power's SuperFast PP Messenger Mdn

W.J. Lee, rider of New Classicism, trained by W. McCreery, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was checked close to the finish.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Whiskey Zulu, trained by D. K. Weld, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Stewards interviewed John M. Oxx, trainer, in relation to a report from T. Smith, M.R.C.V.S, Turf Club Senior Veterinary Officer that "My Fantasea" appeared as a colt both on his passport and on the race card whereas he was noted to be a gelding when examined on a routine check before running this evening. Evidence was heard from the trainer concerned who stated that he took full responsibility for this clerical error and did not lay any blame elsewhere. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that John M. Oxx was in breach of Rule 148 (vi) and imposed a fine of €130. .

065D Paddy Power One Account To Bet H'cap

W.J. Lee, rider of Northern Surprise trained by Timothy Doyle, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount did not get a clear run in the straight.

065G Paddy Power Messenger Betting App H'cap

The Stewards interviewed T.P. Madden, rider of Shake The Bucket, 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 were of the opinion that T.P. Madden was in breach of R(10)(3)(g) by using his whip with his arm above shoulder height and consequently suspended him for 2 racedays.



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