Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Kilbeggan 8th September 2017

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

B.W. Harvey replaced A.W. Short on Pavlova, trained by D. McNamara (Race 7)(Stewards' permission)

249B Denis & Eithne Coyne Memorial H'cap Hdle

C.D. Maxwell, rider of The Trigger trained by Ronan M.P. McNally, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount struggled on the ground from the third hurdle onwards.

249C Pat Doyle Memorial M'dn H'dle

The Stewards interviewed M.F. Mooney, rider of King's War, 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 found M.F. Mooney to be in breach of regulation 10.3 (g) in that he used his whip with his arm above shoulder height. Having considered his previous record in this regard, the Stewards' suspended M.F. Mooney for 3 racedays.

Dermot Anthony McLoughlin, trainer of Knightstone, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his charge was found to have mucous in his trachea on endoscopic examination post race.

249D Adare Manor Opportunity H'cap H'dle

P.D. Kennedy, rider of Lucky Pat trained by Mrs D.A. Love, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount didn't handle the ground.

A.W. Short, rider of Vercingetorix trained by Patrick Griffin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung right throughout.



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