Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 25th September 2020

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

W.J. Lee rode Feelfreetojumpin (reserve) , trained by R. K. Watson (Race 1)
P.B. Beggy replaced W.M. Lordan on Friendly, trained by A.P.O'Brien (Race 2)(Injury)
W.J. Lee replaced W.M. Lordan on Inca Prince, trained by Henry de Bromhead (Race 3)(Injury)
R.P. Whelan replaced N.G. McCullagh on Sky Seven, trained by M.Halford (Race 5)(Intended mount a non-runner)
P.B. Beggy replaced W.M. Lordan on Vatican City, trained by A.P.O'Brien (Race 5)(Injury)
G.M. Ryan replaced W.M. Lordan on Bolbec (FR), trained by Barry Connell (Race 6)(Injury)
C.D. Hayes replaced S.P. Davis on Turf Range, trained by D.Broad (Race 7)(Injury).
W.J. Lee replaced W.M. Lordan on Miss Louise, trained by P.J.F. Murphy (Race 8)(Injury).

260A DundalkStadium.com H'cap

J.A. Powell, rider of Sebs Star (GB) trained by John M. Oxx, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount's saddle slipped coming out of the stalls.

260D HOLLYWOODBETS Apprentice H'cap

M.P. Sheehy, rider of Red Pantz trained by James M. Barrett, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount reared up in the stalls and got very upset.

The Stewards interviewed L.T. McAteer, rider of That's Not Me, concerning the fact that he appeared to move across before reaching the marker poles. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered evidence, the Stewards found the rider in breach of Rule 211 (a)(Marker Poles) and having taken his record into account suspended him for 1 race day.

260E Al Basti Equiworld, Dubai Diamond Stakes

S.M. Crosse, rider of Crossfirehurricane (USA) trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount never travelled.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Crossfirehurricane (USA), trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be coughing post race, probably as a result of kickback.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Vatican City, trained by A.P.O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal but he subsequently coughed, most likely as a result of kickback.

260F Crowne Plaza Hotel Dundalk H'cap

The Stewards fined Barry Connell, trainer, €65 for failing to fit a tongue strap to Bolbec (FR), prior to entering the parade ring.

260G2 Stay Safe, Protect Each Other H'cap

W.J. Lee, rider of Miss Louise trained by P.J.F. Murphy, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount hung right throughout.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. J. Hunt (Chairman)
Mr. P. Stewart
Mr. F.G. Fitzsimons
Mr. P.D. Matthews

Following a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for the following delays:

Race 1 + 1 min.



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


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