Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Gowranpark 23rd June 2018

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

P. Townend replaced B.J. Cooper on Chisholm Trail, trained by Paul Nolan (Race 1)(unwell)
T.N. Brett rode Grey Habit (reserve), trained by P.Meany (Race 1)
Katie O'Farrell replaced D.J. Mullins on Hernandoshideaway (GB), trained by Miss Amanda Mooney (Race 5)(unwell, Stewards permission).

158A Kullens Kitchen (Mares) M'dn H'dle

The Stewards fined Garrett James Power, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of O'Faolains Cailin, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of O' Faolains Cailin in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90(iv).

The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Agusta Gold, trained by Ms Margaret Mullins, for failing to lodge the passport in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90(i).

C.D. Maxwell, rider of Tin Town Liz trained by J.G.Cosgrave, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount did not handle the ground.

T.N. Brett, rider of Grey Habit trained by P.Meany, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount did not handle the ground.

T.J. Nagle Jr., trainer of Sorrel Sue, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his charge was found to have pulled a front shoe.

158B Gain (C&G) M'dn H'dle

P. Townend, rider of Glorious Legend trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped quickly.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Glorious Legend, trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race and to have pulled a right fore shoe.

The Stewards enquired from C. A. Landers, rider of Clarior Ex Obscuro, who fell on the flat in this race. C. A. Landers reported that his mount sustained an injury in running and fell as a consequence. Having viewed a recording of the incident and considered the report, the Stewards took no further action.

158C Kilkenny City & County Vintners H'dle

D.N. Russell, rider of Kuraka (GB), trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount jumped left and did not handle the ground.

158D First Auto Finance M'dn H'dle

A.E. Lynch, rider of Roibeard trained by Henry de Bromhead, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount did not handle the ground.

158E(i) Whitfield Orthopaedic Clinic H'cap H'dle (Division One)

A.E. Lynch, rider of Clementina (FR) trained by A.J.Martin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was badly hampered and eased thereafter.

D.E. Mullins, rider of Balofilo (GB) trained by Ms Margaret Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount did not handle the ground and he felt it was too firm for his mount.

P.T. Enright, rider of Shedding trained by W.J. Burke, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost its action and was pulled up thereafter.

The Stewards requested a report from Paul Nolan, trainer, as to the apparent improvement in form of Wild Desire, placed first, as compared with its recent form. The trainer reported that his charge had ran free in the past when wearing blinkers and felt their omission on this occasion, had helped his charge settle better and bring about the apparent improvement in form. Having considered the report, the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

The Stewards enquired into the fall on the flat of Ask David, ridden by M.P. Burke, on the approach to the second last. The Stewards were unable to interview M.P. Burke as he was receiving medical attention, but considered evidence from a number of riders who rode in the race and also viewed a recording of the incident. Having considered all the evidence, they were satisfied that the incident was caused by M.P. Burke's mount accidently clipping a heel and took no further action.

Miss Amanda Mooney, trainer of Hernandoshideaway (GB), reported to the Clerk of Scales that her charge was distressed post race.

158E(ii) Whitfield Orthopaedic Clinic H'cap H'dle (Division Two)

A.W. Short, rider of Tildas Icon, trained by Patrick Griffin, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was hampered at the second last.

E. O'Connell, rider of Toor General trained by A.J.Martin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left through out.

158F Ashgrove Stables Jack Duggan Mem Hcp Hdl

The Stewards fined Thomas Gibney, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Penance, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Penance in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90(iv). The Stewards also received a report from The I.H.R.B. Veterinary officer, who reported the animal to be lame when presented.

Katie O'Farrell, rider of Sutton Manor trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her mount did not let himself down on the ground.

Rachael Blackmore, rider of The Mulcare Rover trained by John J. Walsh, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her mount was hampered by a faller and was pulled up thereafter.

J.W. Kennedy, rider of Small World trained by Peter Fahey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was hampered by a faller and was pulled up thereafter.

The Stewards received a report from Mr. P.L. Malone, Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Clerk of the Scales, regarding the fact that K.C. Sexton, rider of Toushan, weighed in at 1.2 lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned, who accepted that this was the case. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that K.C. Sexton was in breach of Rule 231 and having considered his record, they cautioned him.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:
Mr. N.P. Lambert (Chairman),
Mr. Emmet Halley,
Mr. Victor Connolly,
Ms. Denise Brophy,
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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