Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Fairyhouse 3rd January 2021

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

Gordon Elliott, trainer of Queens Brook (Off Feed) - €200
Joseph Patrick O'Brien, trainer of Miss Pernickety (Off Feed) - €200

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

B. Hayes replaced D.J. Mullins on Cabaret Queen (GB), trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 5)(Injury)

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D.J. Hand, rider of Autumn Crusade trained by Dermot Anthony McLoughlin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran in snatches.

P. Townend, rider of Runrized (FR) trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Runrized (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have a wound to its left fore fetlock, to be stiff and to have blood at the nose post race.

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The Stewards requested a report from Mrs D.A.Love, trainer as to the apparent improvement in form of Flindt, placed first, as compared with its recent most recent run. The trainer reported that she was disappointed with the horse's most recent run but could offer no explanation other than he possibly ran too freely. Having considered the report the Stewards noted the Trainer's explanation.

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The Stewards enquired into possible interference after the last hurdle involving Ballyshannon Rose, ridden by P.D. Kennedy, placed first and Call The Tune, ridden by M.J. Bolger, placed second, where it appeared the two horses came close together. 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.

J.M. Moore, rider of Clonguile Way trained by Gavin Cromwell, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled.

A.W. Short, rider of Second Symphony trained by C.A.McBratney, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left.

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P. Townend, rider of Salsaretta (FR) trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled and got tired.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Salsaretta (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Ms. Justice Leonie Reynolds (Chairman)
Mr. Justice Tony Hunt
Mr. Laurence McFerran
Mr. P.D. Matthews



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


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