Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 1st November 2019

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The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Gatwick Kitten (USA), trained by D. K. Weld, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have kickback in his trachea when examined endoscopically post race.

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R.P. Whelan, rider of Ty Rock Brandy trained by Miss Natalia Lupini, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was a bit keen and ran off the bend slightly.

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The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Athlumney Hall, trained by Gerard Keane, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have mucus and kickback on endoscopic examination post race.

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G.P. Halpin, rider of Midnitemudcrabs trained by John James Feane, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly to the right.

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The Stewards received a report from Mr. Liam Walsh, Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Clerk of the Scales, regarding the fact that Vanessa Maye, rider of Courtney Crimson, had presented herself to weigh out at 2 lbs overweight, which was not declared. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned, who accepted that this was the case. Having considered the evidence and consulted with the trainer the stewards allowed the overweight on this occasion. Furthermore, the Stewards were satisfied that Vanessa Maye was in breach of Rule 195(i) and Rule 198 (vii). Having considered Vanessa Maye's record in this regard the stewards fined Vanessa Maye €150 on this occasion. Vanessa Maye was accompanied by Mr. Philip M. Byrne, trainer, at this enquiry.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Aisteoir, trained by J. S. Bolger, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race.

The Stewards informed David Geraghty, trainer, that Sally Gap would have to be recertified before being declared to run from stalls again.

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R.P. Cleary, rider of Never Back Down trained by Adrian McGuinness, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was badly hampered after leaving the stalls.

Dylan Browne McMonagle, rider of Mr Scarlet (GB), trained by Ms. Sheila Lavery, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount reared leaving the stalls.

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The Stewards interviewed G.P. Halpin, rider of Divine Approach, concerning his use of the whip in closing 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 G. P. Halpin in breach of Regulation 10.3(g), frequency. Having considered G. P. Halpin's record in this regard the stewards suspended G. P. Halpin for two racedays

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. R. Dore (Chairman),
Ms. M. Cosgrave,
Mr. P. G. Stewart,
Mr. N. McGrath,
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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