Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Killarney 14th May 2018

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

M.A. Enright replaced P.T. Enright on Onthewayback, trained by H.Rogers (Race 1)(Injured)
Rachel Blackmore replaced P.T. Enright on Benkei, trained by H.Rogers (Race 3)(Injured)
A. Ring replaced P.T. Enright on The Winkler, trained by Eoin Doyle (Race 6)(Injured)

111A Killarney Racegoers Club M'dn H'dle

R. Loughran, rider of Murphys Oscar trained by Peter Fahey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount finished lame.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Murphys Oscar trained by Peter Fahey sustained an injury to her right fore tendon and was lame post race.

111B Kelly Brothers Sliabh Luachra H'dle

J.W. Kennedy, rider of Hurricane Ben trained by James G.Sheehan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left when he came off the bridle.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Noble Inn (FR) trained by Mark Fahey sustained an injury to its left fore limb having struck into himself in running.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Three Wise Men, trained by Henry de Bromhead, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have made an abnormal respiratory noise when examined post race.

111C Easy Clean Limited H'cap H'dle

J.S. McGarvey, rider of Whatsforuwontgobyu, trained by A.J.Martin, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never travelled on today's quick ground before being pulled up.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Whatsforuwontgobyu, trained by A.J.Martin, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be coughing post race.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Ask Susan trained by John W. Nicholson was noted post race to have pulled a left fore shoe.

111D M.D.O'Shea & Sons Mares M'dn H'dle

The Stewards advised John Patrick Ryan, trainer of Devine Star, that a repeat of his charges unruly behaviour whereby she failed to approach the start before being withdrawn, may render her liable to a suspension should this tendency be repeated again.

D.E. Mullins, rider of Agusta Gold trained by Ms Margaret Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount jumped slowly during this race.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Agusta Gold trained by Ms Margaret Mullins was blowing hard when examined post race.

Rachael Blackmore, rider of Petticoat Loose trained by Dermot P. O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her mount hung right during this race.

111F Laurels Pub National H'cap S'chase

The Stewards interviewed A. Ring, rider of The Winkler, concerning his use of the whip in the latter 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 A. Ring was in breach of R10(3)(f) by using his whip with excessive frequency. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards suspended A. Ring for 3 racedays.

111G Dan Linehan's Bar And B & B Hunters S'ch

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Foxrock, trained by Alan Fleming, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race.

The Stewards interviewed Mr P.W. Mullins, rider of On The Fringe, concerning his use of the whip in the latter stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race, considered the evidence and the report from the IHRB Veterinary Officer, the Stewards were of the opinion that Mr. P.W. Mullins was in breach of R10(3)(f) by using his whip with excessive force. The Stewards cautioned Mr. P.W. Mullins

111H Celtic Steps Ladies(P-Am)INH Flat Race

The Stewards fined David Kenneth Budds, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Mr Stubbs, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards allowed the horse to run on receipt of the trainer's written assurance that the vaccinations were in order.

The Stewards enquired into possible interference on the final bend involving Churchtown Glen, ridden by Miss J. Walton, placed fifth, Hotel Du Nord (FR), ridden by Miss K. Harrington, placed sixth and Jan Maat (GER), ridden by Ms L. O'Neill, placed second, where it appeared that Churchtown Glen was tight for room when running through the running rail. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that Churtown Glen in running through the running rail had therefore taken the wrong course. The Stewards disqualified Churchtown Glen from fifth place. The amended result now reads: First - Raya Time (FR), Second - Jan Maat (GER), Third - Ring The Moon (GB), Fourth - Ragin Cajun and Fifth - Hotel Du Nord (FR). The Stewards found Miss J.Walton to be in breach of Rule 215 by failing to pull up her mount after taken the wrong course and cautioned her for this offence. Furthermore the Stewards found both Miss K.Harrington and Ms L O'Neill to be in breach of Rule 214 by riding carelessly which contributed to the incident enquired into. The Stewards suspended both riders for 1 raceday. Ms. Kate Horgan, Acting Steward, absented herself from this enquiry.

Miss L.A. Hourigan, rider of Ragin Cajun trained by Noel Meade, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her saddle slipped during this race.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:

Mr. Paddy Barry (Chairman),
Mr. Philip McLernon,
Mr. John McGuire,
Ms. Kate Horgan,
Mr. Hugh Hynes.



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


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