Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Gowranpark 26th January 2017

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

M.P.Walsh replaced R.M. Power on My Murphy, trained by W.J. Burke (Race 5)(injured)
P.D.Kennedy replaced R.M. Power on Macnicholson, trained by Mrs John Harrington (Race 6)(injured)
M.P.Walsh replaced L.P. Dempsey on Teacher's Pet, trained by J.P.Dempsey (Race 6)(unwell)

014A Langton House Hotel M'dn H'dle

R.M. Power, rider of Canadian Steel, trained by B. R. Hamilton, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that he sustained a back injury mid race and was unable to ride his mount out thereafter.

D.F. O'Regan, rider of Snugsborough Benny, trained by Liam P Cusack, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was under pressure in the back straight and having been given a chance, stayed on a little in the straight.

014B Ladbrokes H'cap H'dle

The Stewards interviewed B.J. Foley, rider of Clounts Meadows, concerning his use of the whip in 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 the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(g), in that he used the whip with his arm above shoulder height and having considered his record, cautioned him concerning his future responsibilities in this regard.
Mr.M.C.Hickey,Acting Steward,absented himself from this enquiry.

014E Goffs Thyestes H'cap S'chase

The Stewards interviewed C.M. Collins, rider of Roi Des Francs (FR), 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 of the opinion that the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(b), in that he used the whip when his chance of winning or being placed had gone and having considered his record suspended him for two race days.

B.J. Geraghty, rider of Rogue Trader, trained by T.J. Taaffe, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount jumped poorly.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Rogue Trader, trained by T.J. Taaffe, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal(samples taken for analysis).

J.W. Kennedy, rider of Prince Of Scars trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left throughout.

014F PMF Accountants Beginners S'chase

R. Walsh, rider of Dicosimo (FR) trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount raced too freely.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Dicosimo (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.



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