Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Fairyhouse 14th January 2020

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

J.G. Gilligan replaced L.P. Gilligan on Joshsbar, trained by Paul John Gilligan (Race 4)(Unwell)
D.E. Mullins replaced K.M. Donoghue on Misty Millie, trained by Garvan Donnelly (Race 1)(Unwell)

011A 150th Irish Grand National Beg. S'chase

Owing to ground conditions, the Stewards granted permission for fence seven to be omitted from this race.

011B Easter Tickets Now On Sale H'cap S'chase

The Stewards requested a report from Padraig Roche, trainer as to the apparent improvement in form of Castle Oliver, placed first, as compared with its recent form. The Trainer reported that he hasn't had this horse very long, he felt the race fell apart after they appeared to go pretty hard early on and it probably wasn't a great race. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

Owing to ground conditions, the Stewards granted permission for fence seven to be omitted from this race.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Drummullagh Rocky, trained by S. McParlan, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race.

011D Discounts @ fairyhouse.ie (M) M'dn H'dle

J.G. Gilligan, rider of Joshsbar trained by Paul John Gilligan, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount didn't handle today's going.

A.P. Kelly, rider of Indian Eye (GB) trained by Jarlath P.Fahey, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount made a mistake and never travelled.

011E Your Clubs Fundraiser H'cap H'dle

The Stewards interviewed T. Ryan, rider of Beating The Odds, 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)(frequency) and (i)(time to respond) and having taken his record into account, and pursuant to Reg.10.6.(a) the Stewards imposed a suspension of 9 race days on the rider.

C.A. Landers, rider of Fr Gilligansvoyge (GB) trained by John G. Carr, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount stopped very quickly and pulled up.

The Stewards wished to enquire into the apparent improvement in form of Grey Habit, trained by P.Meany, placed first, as compared with its recent form. As the trainer was not present at the race meeting and had no Authorised Representative present to represent him, the Stewards referred the matter to the Referrals Committee.

011F Follow Fairyhouse On Social M'dn H'dle

S.F. O'Keeffe, rider of Vaucelet (FR) trained by Miss Elizabeth Doyle, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount hung left.

T. Ryan, rider of Feathered Gold trained by P. Corkery, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount ran too free and hung left.

011G Racing Again January 25th INH Flat Race

The Stewards interviewed Mr P.J. Vaughan, rider of Jimmy Jimmy, 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)(frequency) and having taken his record into account cautioned the rider.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. Laurence McFerran (Chairman)
Mr. John Martin-Smith
Mr. Edward Galvin
Mr. Peter McCartan
Mr. M.F. O'Donoghue



Disclaimer: Please note this information is provisional and is subject to amendment until published in the Irish Racing Calendar.


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