Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 8th April 2016

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

D.W. O'Connor rode Boost Buddy (reserve) , trained by T.F. Shaw (Race 5)

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K.J. Leonard, rider of Black Spot On trained by J. Woods, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly left up the straight.

H.Rogers, trainer of Sea Bank (GB), reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his charge burst a blood vessel.

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C. O'Donoghue, rider of Seaforth trained by John Joseph Murphy, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left throughout.

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T.P. Madden, rider of Tom Dooley trained by John James Feane, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung slightly right and had to check turning into the straight.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Tom Dooley, trained by John James Feane, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have sustained a small cut to his left hind fetlock but was otherwise Post Race Normal.

R.P. Cleary, rider of Rusty Rebel trained by Patrick Breen, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was hampered turning into the straight.

The Stewards interviewed G.P. Brouder, rider of War Room, concerning the fact that he appeared to move across before reaching the marker poles. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion G.P. Brouder was in breach of Rule 211 (a) in that he failed to ride in a straight line from his draw until reaching the marker poles, and having taken his record into account, they fined him €100.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Sarah Ash Calum trained by William J. Fitzpatrick was found to have bled following endoscopic examination post race.

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O.J. Orr, rider of Lusis Naturea (GB) trained by Noel C. Kelly, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran flat.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Lusis Naturea (GB), trained by Noel C. Kelly, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race.



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