Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 29th September 2017

The following trainer was fined €200 for the non-notification of a Veterinary Certificate in accordance with the provision of Rule 194(v) (vi):

Mrs John Harrington for Rise Over Cloud at Dundalk 29th September 2017.

The Stewards fined the following trainer in respect of their non-runner:-

Adrian McAllister, trainer of Bien Chase (Declared in Error) - €200

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

S.P. Davis replaced F.J. Hayes on Molly Kaye (GB), trained by S.M.Duffy (Race 8)(Injury)
O.J. Orr rode Khwarizmi (USA) (reserve) , trained by David Marnane (Race 4)

272A Christmas Party Nights Apprentice H'cap

The Stewards enquired into possible interference in the straight involving Alnahar, ridden by G.M. Ryan, placed third and Richard Strauss, ridden by S. Corby, placed fourth, where it appeared Alnahar received interference. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned, G.M. Ryan gave his evidence in the presence of G. Flynn, representative of his Master, J.S. Bolger. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards made no alteration to the Judge's placings and took no further action.

272B(i) Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn (Division One)

G.P. Halpin, rider of Dianthus trained by Richard John O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost its action behind.

R. Coakley, rider of Sun A Rye trained by T.G.McCourt, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was bumped on leaving stalls.

W.J. Lee, rider of Tammy Wynette trained by W. McCreery, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got to the front and hung left.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Dianthus, trained by Richard John O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame post race.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Dramatically (USA), trained by A.P.O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

272C Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn

W.M. Lordan, rider of Belle Free, trained by Joseph G. Murphy, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount hung left.

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the straight involving Twickenham, ridden by C.T. Keane, Idalia, ridden by R.P. Cleary, and Khwarizmi (USA), ridden by O.J. Orr, where it appeared Twickenham ran short of room on the inner. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the took no further action.

O.J. Orr, rider of Khwarizmi (USA), trained by David Marnane, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never travelled.

272D Crowne Plaza Race & Stay Race

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the straight involving Moviesta (USA), ridden by R.P. Downey, Patrick, ridden by W.J. Lee, Duplication, ridden by D. O'Brien, and Time To Reason, ridden by S. Foley. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards took no further action other than to advise R.P. Downey to ride with more care in future.

272E Koffy.ie Diamond Stakes

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Long Island Sound (USA), trained by A.P.O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

272F Dundalk Stadium Light Up Your Night Hcap

The Stewards interviewed Mr. K. Murphy, authorised representative for Joseph Patrick O'Brien, trainer of Jagen H'Ghar, Felix Mendelssohn, Eagle Spirit and Wooster, regarding the late arrival of all four horses into the Ring prior to this race. Evidence was heard from the trainer's representative. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards fined the trainer €400 (€100 per horse) through his representative for a breach of Rule 32 (ii).

272G Crowne Plaza Championship 2017 H'cap

R.P. Whelan, rider of Sixtyfiveroses trained by J.F. Levins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost its action and was eased.



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