Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 3rd January 2020

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The Stewards received a report from Mr. W. Fleming , Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Clerk of the Scales, regarding the fact that E.A. Fitzgerald , rider of Arcanears , weighed in at 1.1 lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned in the presence of Mr. N. Kelly. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that E.A. Fitzgerald was in breach of Rule 231 and having considered his record in this regard cautioned him on this occasion.

Nikita Amelia Kane, rider of Shore Step trained by J.P. Murtagh, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her mount missed the break.

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D.P. McDonogh, rider of Tennessee Wildcat trained by Damian Joseph English, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount jinked left one furlong out.

The Stewards enquired into an incident inside the final furlong involving Eastern Racer, ridden by S.P. Davis, Dubai Rainbow, ridden by R.P. Downey, Schoolboy Error, ridden by R.C. Colgan and Tennessee Wildcat, ridden by D.P. McDonogh, where it appeared that interference may have occurred. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that D.P. McDonagh was in breach of Rule 214 in that he had ridden carelessly, and having considered his record in this regard cautioned him on this occasion.

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R.C. Colgan, rider of Reverberation (GB) trained by J.J.Lambe, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly around the home bend and also up the straight.

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D.P. McDonogh, rider of Poet's Pride (GB) trained by David Marnane, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount sat down in the gates and missed a break.

G.P. Brouder, rider of Frosty Beach trained by Noel C. Kelly, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly right.

The Stewards fined J.P. Murtagh, trainer, €65 for fitting incorrect headgear to Parkers Hill, prior to entering the parade ring.

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T.E. Whelan, rider of Captured trained by Luke W. Comer, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left throughout.

The Stewards informed Luke W. Comer, trainer, that Reckless Lass would have to be recertified before being declared to run from stalls again.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. P.N. Reynolds (Chairman),
Mr. Justice T. Hunt,
Mr. V. Connolly,
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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