Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Gowranpark 7th March 2015

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The Stewards interviewed Mr J.J. Slevin, rider of Snaidhm, 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(f) and 10.(4), in that he used the whip with excessive force and frequency, while without giving his mount time to respond. Having considered the riders record in this regard, he was suspended for ten race days and ordered to attend RACE for one day's tuition on the correct use of the whip.

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P.T. Enright, rider of Capital Pursuit, trained by Robert Tyner, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount made a respiratory noise in running.

A.E. Lynch, rider of Show And Go, trained by Henry de Bromhead, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount jumped big and stayed on well. He added that the horse would benefit from a step up in trip.

B. Hayes, rider of The Old House, trained by James Daniel Dullea, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount stayed on well, having failed to travel in the early stages.

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The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Upazo (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have lost a shoe in running but otherwise post race normal.

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The Stewards received a report from Mr.W.Fleming , Turf Club Clerk of the Scales, regarding the fact that Mr E.M. O'Sullivan , rider of Pals Leg , weighed in at 1.9 lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that the rider was in breach of Rule 231 and they therefore suspended him for one race day.

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The Stewards fined Eugene M. O'Sullivan, trainer, of Rockinrolldixie, €350 as the vaccinations contained in the passport for this horse were incorrect for the second successive occasion. In accordance with Rule 90 the Stewards also ordered the withdrawal of Rockinrolldixie.



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