Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Galway 30th July 2018

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

Mr. J. Hogan rode Benny In Milan (reserve) , trained by Denis Gerard Hogan (Race 2)
R.P. Cleary rode Scarlet Seymour (reserve) , trained by Luke Comer (Race 4)
Ms. L. O'Neill rode Azzuri (GB) (reserve) , trained by Richard John O'Brien (Race 5)
Mr. A.P. Fahey rode Ishyaboi, trained by P.G. Fahey (Race 7)(Stewards permission)

204A Galmont Hotel &Galway Bay Hotel Nov Hdle

The Stewards fined Mrs John Harrington, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Conron, for failing to correct a clerical error that was noted when the animal ran at Gowran Park 23rd June 2018. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Conron in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90 (v).

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Devil's Glen, trained by Alan Fleming, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have sustained a minor wound medial right fore and medial right hind, otherwise he was post race normal.

204B Easyfix H'cap H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Viking Hoard, trained by C.Byrnes, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal. Samples were taken for analysis.

M.P. Walsh, rider of The Major General trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount went wrong behind after the last hurdle and eased up about 100 yards from the finish.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined The Major General, trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame behind post race.

Rachael Blackmore, rider of Motcomb Street (USA) trained by John Joseph Hanlon, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her mount stopped quickly.

K.J. Brouder, rider of Viking Hoard trained by C.Byrnes, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was pulled up having never travelled during this race.

204C Claregalwayhotel.ie (C&G) Irish EBF M'dn

Edward P.Harty, trainer of Dromod Lad, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his charge was found to be coughing post race

204D Claytonhotelgalway.ie H'cap

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Tashman, trained by D. K. Weld, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

G.P. Halpin, rider of Castrogiovanni trained by John James Feane, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got upset in the stalls.

204E Connacht Hotel (QR) H'cap

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Chelkar (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be coughing post race and furthermore to have pulled a right fore shoe.

The Stewards interviewed Mr P.W. Mullins, rider of Limini, 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 Mr. P.W. Mullins was in breach of R(10)(4) by failing to give his mount time to respond to the whip. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards suspended Mr. P.W. Mullins for 3 racedays.

Mr C.J. Orr, rider of Le Vagabond (FR) trained by E. J. O'Grady, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung right throughout this race.

204G Monami Construction INH Flat Race

The Stewards fined Eugene M. O'Sullivan, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Free Citizen (GB), in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Free Citizen (GB) in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90 (iv).

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. P.J.A. O'Connor (Chairman),

Mr. Justice Raymond Groarke,

Mr. J.R. Craigie,

Mr. Tom McDonogh,

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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