Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Fairyhouse 7th February 2018

023A fairyhouse.ie M'dn H'dle

J.W. Kennedy, rider of Park Paddocks trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a bad mistake at the second last hurdle.

023B Fairyhouse Easter Festival (M) M'dn H'dl

A.W. Short, rider of Elzaa (GB), trained by Adrian McAllister, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount stumbled in running for no apparent reason and unseated him.

023C Fairyhouse On Twitter Rated Novice H'dle

The Stewards interviewed M.J. Bolger, rider of Randalls Ur Poet, 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 M.J. Bolger was in breach of R10(3)(f) by using his whip with excessive frequency and R10(3)(e) by hitting his mount other than down the shoulder or on the hind quarters. Having taken his good previous record into consideration, the Stewards suspended M.J. Bolger for 1 raceday.

S.W. Flanagan, rider of Slievenamon trained by Eric Larkin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled during this race and was pulled up.

023D Fundraiser At Fairyhouse H'cap H'dle

J.J. Slevin, rider of Camile trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a respiratory noise in running and was pulled up.

Rachael Blackmore, rider of Dorkas (GB) trained by J.R.Finn, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her mount stopped quickly and was pulled up.

023E Irish Stallion Farms EBF(Mares)Beg. S'ch

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that The Green Lady trained by P.A.Fahy was found to have blood on the nose as a result of Exercise Induced Pulmonary Haemorrhage when the animal was presented by the groom in charge post race.

023F Book Online At fairyhouse.ie Rated S'ch

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Bay Of Freedom, trained by Peter Fahey, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

K.C. Sexton, rider of Bay Of Freedom trained by Peter Fahey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was pulled up having never travelled and jumped poorly throughout the race.

A.W. Short, rider of Portrait King trained by Patrick Griffin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount jumped to the left throughout this race.

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. Sean Barry,

Mr. Phillip Caffrey,

Mr. M.C. Hickey,

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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