Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Galway 26th October 2020

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

A.P.O'Brien, trainer of Queen's Speech (USA) (Off feed) - €200

312A Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn

The Stewards informed Augustine Leahy, trainer that Ardfert, would have to be recertified before being declared to run from stalls again.

312C Swordsecurity.com H'cap

D. McMonagle, rider of What Adaay (GB) trained by Patrick Martin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount finished lame.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined What Adaay (GB), trained by Patrick Martin, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame on her left hind post race.

The Stewards interviewed John C. McConnell, trainer, in relation to the fact that five of his runners ran today in colours contrary to those on the race card. Evidence was heard from the trainer concerned who stated that the colour bag had been inadvertently left behind in his stable yard. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards advised Mr. McConnell to exercise greater care in meeting his obligations in future.

312E Barna Recycling H'cap

S. Foley, rider of Lottieloveheart trained by Leanne Breen, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped at the bottom of the straight.

A.J. Slattery, rider of True Companion trained by H.Beggs, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left during this race.

312G Claddagh Heroes Patrick And Morgan H'cap

The Stewards enquired into possible interference on the uphill run out of the dip involving Der Mc, ridden by L.F. Roche, placed second, Stellify, ridden by Sam Ewing, placed third and Movie King, ridden by A.J. Slattery, placed fourth, where it appeared that Stellify met with interference. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Sam Ewing gave his evidence in the presence of Declan Buckley. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards made no alteration to the Judges placings and took no further action.

A.J. Slattery, rider of Movie King trained by A.J.Martin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran green on the final bend.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. Justice Raymond Groarke (Chairman),

Mr. John Powell,

Mr. Tom McDonogh,

Mr. Hugh Hynes.



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


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