Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 3rd October 2017

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

G.F. Carroll rode Papa Stour (USA) (reserve) , trained by Adrian Paul Keatley (Race 1)

356A Bar One Racing (C & G) M'dn

The Stewards enquired into an incident at the final furlong pole involving Medal Of Honour (GB), ridden by D. O'Brien, placed fifth and Pienta (USA), ridden by C.P. Hoban, placed sixth, where it appeared that Pienta ran short of room. 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 any interference was accidental in nature and took no further action.

The Stewards interviewed C.T. Keane, rider of The Kid Bobby B (GB), concerning the fact that he appeared to move across before reaching the marker poles. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered evidence from the rider, the Stewards were of the opinion that C.T. Keane was in breach of rule 211 and having considered his record in this regard cautioned him regarding his future responsibilities.

C. O'Donoghue, rider of Joust, trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount did not travel throughout.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Joust, trained by Mrs John Harrington, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

M.Halford, trainer of Platinum Warrior, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his charge was lame post race.

The Stewards fined David Marnane, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Magical Link (USA), 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.

356B Bar One Racing 48 Shops Nationwide M'dn

The Stewards enquired into possible interference inside the final furlong involving Invincible Ryker, ridden by C. O'Donoghue, placed first and Curly Girl, ridden by C.T. Keane, placed second, 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 made no alteration to the judge's placings and took no further action.

356C1 Bar One Racing Double The Odds H'cap

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the closing stages involving Palavicini Run, ridden by D.W. O'Connor, unplaced, Aegeus, ridden by C.P. McNamara, unplaced and Rosenborg Rider, ridden by R.P. Cleary, unplaced, 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.W. O'Connor was in breach of rule 214 in that he failed to take reasonable steps to prevent interference and had ridden carelessly. Having taken D.W. O'Connor's clean record into consideration, the Stewards cautioned D.W. O'Connor regarding his future responsibilities in this regard.

M.Halford, trainer of Storm Ryker (USA), reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his charge had to be checked in the straight.

356C2 Bar One Racing Double The Odds H'cap

P.J. Smullen, rider of Betty Loch (GB) trained by M.Halford, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount did not move well.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Melisandre, trained by G.M.Lyons, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

356D Bar One Price Boosts Daily (Fillies) Mdn

R.P. Cleary, rider of Peggy's Acre trained by Gavin Cromwell, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got checked in the straight.

356F2 Bar One Racing Telebetting H'cap

R.P. Cleary, rider of Multiviz (GB) trained by S.M.Duffy, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left in the straight.

C. O'Donoghue, rider of Ask Katie trained by G. Webb, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was hampered inside the last 2 furlongs.



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