Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Galway 25th July 2016

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

L.F. Roche rode Pick Of Any (reserve) , trained by Ms. Sheila Lavery (Race 4)
C.T. Keane replaced D. Robinson on Dodgybingo, trained by Noel Meade (Race 4)(injured).

199B Easyfix H'cap H'dle

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

199D Claytonhotelgalway.ie H'cap

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Heartful, trained by D. K. Weld, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be showing signs of coming into season post race.

P.J. Smullen, rider of Heartful, trained by D. K. Weld, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never travelled throughout this race.

199E Connacht Hotel (QR) H'cap

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, P.L. Malone, that Mr S. Clements, rider of Ted Veale, weighed in at 1.6lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned who stated that he was doing a light weight and rehydrated after weighing out. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that Mr S. Clements was in breach of Rule 231 and therefore suspended him for 2 racedays having taken his previous record into consideration.

199F Eventus H'cap

Joseph Patrick O'Brien, trainer of Birthplace, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his charge stumbled on both forelegs on leaving the stalls and dislodged his rider. Video evidence confirmed this report.

John M. Oxx, trainer of My Fantasea, reported to the Office of the Governing Bodies on Tuesday 2nd August that his charge was found to be lame post race.



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