Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Fairyhouse 18th April 2017

The Stewards fined the following trainer in respect of their non-runner:-

Noel Meade, trainer of Bel Ami De Sivola (FR) (Off feed) - €200

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

M.P. Walsh replaced B.J. Geraghty on Coeur Joyeux, trained by Ms. Sandra Hughes (Race 2)(Injured)
Miss S. Larkin replaced Miss S. Ahern on Toushan, trained by Thomas Foley (Race 5)(Unwell).
Ms. A. O'Sullivan replaced Miss J. Hughes on I'm An Izz Wizz, trained by Liam Lennon (Race 5)(Injured yesterday in the UK)
Ms E.A. Lalor replaced Miss S. Ahern on The Bolts Niece, trained by Sean Aherne (Race 7)(Unwell)

076A Flynn Management Ratoath GAA EBF Beg Sch

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Pyromaniac, trained by A.J.Martin, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

S.J.Mahon, trainer of Rocky Court, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his charge which pulled up before the final hurdle was found to be lame post race.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Rocky Court, at the request of trainer, S.J.Mahon, and reported the animal to be lame behind post race.

076B Lilly Bain Bathroom And Tiles M'dn H'dle

D.N. Russell, rider of Drumconnor Lad, trained by Adrian Paul Keatley, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount leaned to the left in the latter stages of this race.

076D INH Stallion Owners EBF Nov. H'cap H'dle

B.J. Cooper, rider of Woods Well trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was badly hampered by a faller at the third last hurdle.

D.N. Russell, rider of Conrad Hastings trained by Henry de Bromhead, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was brought to a standstill when badly hampered by a faller at the third last hurdle.

076E Today FM Ladies National H'cap S'chase

Liam Lennon, trainer of I'm An Izz Wizz, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his charge was found to have burst a blood vessel on endoscopic examination post race

076F BoyleSports Joseph O'Reilly Hunters S'ch

The Stewards received a report from W. Fleming, Turf Club Clerk of the Scales, regarding the fact that Mr. B. O'Neill, rider of Maple Mons, weighed in at 1.2 lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned, who stated that he rode with a good size saddle but had a drink of water before the race. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that Mr. B. O'Neill was in breach of Rule 231 and they therefore cautioned him.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Mount Colah, trained by S. McParlan, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race.

076G Ir. Stallion Farms EBF (M) INH Flat Race

The Stewards interviewed Mr. T. Hamilton, rider of Ratoute Yutty (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 were of the opinion that Mr T. Hamilton was in breach of R10(3)(f) by using his whip with excessive frequency and R10(4) by failing to give his mount time to respond to the whip. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards suspended Mr. T. Hamilton for 2 racedays.



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