Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Fairyhouse 8th June 2016

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

J. S. Bolger, trainer of Club Wexford (Off Feed) - €200

140B Summer Family Day @ Fairyhouse H'cap

R.P. Whelan, rider of China Eyes trained by P.J.Prendergast, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount reared up leaving the stalls.

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the closing stages involving Somebodytoldme, ridden by G.F. Carroll, Blairmayne, ridden by K. Fallon, Bambari, ridden by W.M. Lordan, and In The Air, ridden by C.P. Hoban, where it appeared Somebodytoldme and In The Air suffered interference. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion any interference was caused accidentally and so they took no further action.

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the closing stages involving Set To Fire, ridden by Caroline Murtagh, and Trenchtown Rock, ridden by T.P. Madden, where it appeared Trenchtown Rock suffered interference. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned, in the presence of J.P. Murtagh, trainer and master of Caroline Murtagh. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion Caroline Murtagh was in breach of Rule 214 in that she had ridden carelessly, and having taken her record into account, they suspended her for 1 raceday.

140D Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn

Christina Simpson, rider of Crash Bang Wallop (GB), trained by A. Oliver, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that her mount hung badly left after leaving the stalls and changed it's legs repeatedly during the race.

140F Coral.ie Beaten A Length Or Less H'cap

W.M. Lordan, rider of Lex Talionis, trained by J.F. Levins, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was eased close home as he had not a clear run in the latter stages.



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