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Fairyhouse 19th November 2019

367A Winter Festival Rated Novice S'chase

At the request of the Stewards, Rachael Blackmore, rider of Cool Saint (FR), trained by Henry de Bromhead, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that her mount which had not run since March made a bad mistake at the first fence, jumped careful thereafter, took a good blow turning into the home straight and was not fluent at the final fence before staying on at the finish.

367B Sponsorship @ Fairyhouse H'cap S'chase

Owing to the low lying sun, the Stewards granted permission for fence #5 to be omitted from this race.

D.J. O'Keeffe, rider of Our Big Red trained by J.P.Dempsey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount both hung and jumped to the left before being pulled up.

J.S. McGarvey, rider of An Droichead Gorm trained by J.P.Dempsey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was pulled up having never travelled during this race.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined An Droichead Gorm, trained by J.P.Dempsey, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

P.T. Enright, rider of Glacial Shadow trained by Thomas Coyle, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped quickly and was pulled up.

367C I.N.H. Stallion Owners EBF Novice H'dle

Owing to the low lying sun, the Stewards granted permission for hurdle #5 to be omitted from this race.

367E 150th Irish Grand National Mares Mdn Hdl

The Stewards interviewed K.C. Sexton, rider of Lunch In Adare, 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 K.C. Sexton was in breach of R10(3)(g) by using his whip with excessive frequency. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards suspended K.C. Sexton for 2 racedays.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. Joseph M. McGrath (Chairman),

Mr. Henry Lappin,

Mr. Sean Power,

Mrs. T.K. Cooper,

Mr. Hugh Hynes.

Following a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for the following delays:

Races 4 & 5: +2 minutes



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


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