Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 7th December 2016

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

John James Feane for Six Silver Lane (GB) at Dundalk 7th December 2016.

372B(i) Crowne Plaza Leading Jockey&Trainer Hcap (Division One)

The Stewards interviewed K.A. Quinn, rider of Stoichkhov, 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 K.A. Quinn in breach of Reg 10 3.(g) by using his whip with his arm above shoulder height and cautioned the rider regarding his future whip use.

372B(ii) Crowne Plaza Leading Jockey&Trainer Hcap (Division Two)

R.P. Cleary, rider of Super Focus trained by Thomas Cleary, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount did not get a clear run in the straight.

The Stewards interviewed Michelle Hamilton, rider of Like A Prayer (GB), concerning her 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.(g) by using her whip with the arm above shoulder height and cautioned the rider regarding her future whip use.

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G.P. Halpin, rider of Nam trained by Thomas Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran keen.

The Stewards informed John Joseph Murphy, trainer that Aubineau (USA), would have to be recertified before being declared to run from stalls again.

372D(ii) Dundalk Stadium Light Up Your Night Hcap (Division Two)

N.G. McCullagh, rider of Nazmia trained by Mrs. Y. Dunleavy, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount clipped heels at half way and didn't recover thereafter.

R.P. Cleary, rider of Rialto Magic (GB), trained by Keith Henry Clarke, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was reluctant to leave the stalls.

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C.P. Hoban, rider of Frabrika trained by T.Hogan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost its action.

The Stewards interviewed C.T. Keane, rider of Buddha Boy (GB), 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 C.T. Keane in breach of Reg. 10 3.(e) by using his whip other than on the shoulder or hind quarters and cautioned the rider regarding his future whip use.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Frabrika, trained by T.Hogan, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

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The Stewards interviewed J.A. Heffernan, rider of Serefeli, 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. (g) (above shoulder height) and suspended the rider for three race days.



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