Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Galway 8th October 2019

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

Mr. A.P. Fahey replaced Mr L.J. McGuinness on Vale Of Glory, trained by Mark Fahey (Race 7)(unwell)

283A Mervue M'dn H'dle

The Stewards fined Paul Nolan, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of My Club Colours, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of My Club Colours in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Costly Diamond, trained by Patrick G.Kelly, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race.

283B Ballybrit H'cap H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Aa Bee See (GB), trained by Niall Madden, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

283E GalwayRaces.com Beginners S'chase

At the request of the Stewards, S.W. Flanagan, rider of Dis Donc (FR), trained by Noel Meade, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount made a bad mistake and stopped quickly thereafter.

D.J. Mullins, rider of Paranoid, trained by Patrick G.Kelly, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount jumped poorly.

283F Guinness H'cap S'chase

The Stewards interviewed J.S. McGarvey, rider of Portmore Lough, concerning his use of the whip in the closing 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 satisfied that the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(g)(frequency). Having taken his previous record in this regard into account, the Stewards suspended J.S. McGarvey for 1 raceday.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:
Mr. Michael Hickey (Chairman),
Mr. Michael Doyle,
Mr. Con O'Mahony.
Mr. Donal. H. Gavin,
Mr. M,F. O'Donoghue.



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


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