Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Fairyhouse 17th April 2017

The Stewards fined the following trainers in respect of their non-runners:-

Ross O'Sullivan, trainer of Baie Des Iles (FR) (Off Feed) - €200
Eoin Griffin, trainer of Rathpatrick (Going) - €200
Gordon Elliott, trainer of Sutton Place (Late withdrawal, €200; Going, €700).

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

M.P. Walsh replaced B.J. Geraghty on Slowmotion (FR), trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien (Race 6)(Injury)

075A Rathbarry & Glenview Studs H'dle

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

075B Avoca Dunboyne Juvenile H'dle

R. Walsh, rider of Orion D'aubrelle (FR) trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made mistakes in running.

The Stewards enquired into possible interference in the closing stages involving Dandy Mag (FR), ridden by P. Townend, placed second, Ex Patriot, ridden by Rachael Blackmore, placed third and Project Bluebook (FR), ridden by B.J. Geraghty, placed first. 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.

Michael Mulvany, trainer of On The Go Again, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his charge was endoscopically examined by the Racecourse Vet post race which revealed no abnormalities.

075C Fairyhouse Steel H'cap H'dle

B.J. Cooper, rider of Mossback trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled and was pulled up thereafter.

B.T. O'Connell, rider of Sonny B trained by John J. Walsh, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount finished lame.

075E BoyleSports Irish Grand National S'chase

G.N. Fox, rider of Raz De Maree (FR) trained by Gavin Cromwell, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his saddle slipped and he pulled up.

C. Brassil, rider of Dedigout trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount burst blood vessels.

075F Farmhouse Foods Fowler Mem. EBF (M) S'ch

D.E. Mullins, rider of Presenting Mahler trained by John Patrick Ryan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount jumped left throughout.



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