Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 26th January 2018

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

D. Robinson replaced D.M. Redmond on Five Gems, trained by S.J.Mahon (Race 6)(Stewards' Permission)

015B NR Rubber Products H'cap

S.P. Davis, rider of Cristal Icon trained by Thomas Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung severely right throughout.

The Stewards interviewed S.P. Davis, rider of Cristal Icon, 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 found the rider in breach of Reg. 10 3.(b) by using his whip when his chance had clearly gone and having taken his record into account suspended him for two race days.

015C Phone Alarms H'cap

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Elleval, trained by David Marnane, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be clinically abnormal post race.

015D D Hotel, Drogheda H'cap

The Stewards fined P.J. Rothwell, trainer, €350 for failing to lodge a passport in respect of Coherent, in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Coherent.

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the straight involving Secret Wizard, ridden by G.F. Carroll, Queensbrydge (GB), ridden by S. Foley, Red Avenger (USA), ridden by R.P. Cleary, and Alcatraz, ridden by W.M. Lordan. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards found R.P. Cleary in breach of Rule 214 by riding carelessly and having taken his record into account suspended him for 1 race day.

D.E. Sheehy, rider of Sheisdiesel (GB) trained by Noel Meade, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his saddle slipped.

S. Foley, rider of Queensbrydge (GB) trained by K.J. Condon, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got tight for room in the straight.

015F Racing Post Apprentice M'dn

The Stewards enquired into an incident on the turn into the straight involving Althib (GB), ridden by A.M. Glynn, and Dash D'or, ridden by M.L. Melia, where it appeared Dash D'or stumbled. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards found A.M. Glynn in breach of Rule 214 by riding carelessly and having taken his record into account suspended him for one race day. The Stewards further found both riders in breach of Rule 213 for failing to report in the first instance something which might have affected the running of their horses in this race and having taken their respective records into account, cautioned both riders.

A.M. Glynn, rider of Althib (GB), trained by Denis Gerard Hogan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries (in the course of an enquiry) that his mount hung throughout.

M.L. Melia, rider of Dash D'or, trained by Kieran P. Cotter, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries (in the course of an enquiry) that his mount caught a heel as they turned into the straight.

015G1 Horseware Ireland H'cap

The Stewards fined Peter Fahey, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Chunkyfunkymonkey (GB), in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards allowed the horse to run on receipt of the trainer's written assurance that the vaccinations were in order.

N.M. Crosse, rider of Peace Mission, trained by Thomas Mullins, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran too free onto heels in the back straight, his mount stumbled, the saddle slipped and he lost his irons.

015G2 Horseware Ireland H'cap

C.P. Hoban, rider of Kookaburra Charlie trained by Anthony McCann, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung right.

S. Foley, rider of War Room, trained by S.M.Duffy, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was feeling the surface in the early stages.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:
Mr. J. Murphy (Chairman)
Mr. A. Byrne
Mr. J. Hunt
Mr. J.G.J. McCoy
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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