Killarney 24th August 2019

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The Stewards fined the following trainer in respect of their non-runner:-

D. K. Weld, trainer of Musalsal (Off Feed) - €200.

235A Ir.Stallion Farms EBF Median Auct Race

The Stewards wished to interviewed J.A. Heffernan, rider of Strawberry Picker, concerning his use of the whip in the closing stages of this race. J. A. Heffernan confirmed to the stewards that he had three previous breaches of Regulation 10 since the new whip rules came into effect. Having considered the riders acceptance of his disciplinary record in relation to Regulation 10, The stewards referred the matter to the referrals Committee for consideration under Regulation 10.6.

235C The Irish Examiner Rated Race

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the closing stages of this race involving Equitant (GB), ridden by M.P. Sheehy, placed second and Sky Seven, ridden by R. Coakley, placed third, where it appeared that Equitant drifted left across the racing line of Sky Seven. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards found M. P. Sheehy in breach of Rule 214 (careless riding) and they cautioned him accordingly. M. P. Sheehy was accompanied by Mr. Brendan Powell, authorised representative for Mr. J. P. O'Brien.

235D Dunloe Hotel Vincent O'Brien Ruby Stakes

J.A. Heffernan, rider of Fire Fly trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount met with interference and had nowhere to go.

235E1 Redbox Brand Consultants H'cap

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Airgead, trained by Mrs Prunella Dobbs, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

235E2 Redbox Brand Consultants H'cap

The Stewards interviewed A. Mackay, rider of High Altitude, 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 A. Mackay in breach of Regulation 10.3 (g) and cautioned him.

235F ML Lynch Apprentice H'cap

The Stewards interviewed A. Mackay, rider of Marlborough Sounds (GB), 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 A. Mackay in breach of Regulation 10. 3 (g) and suspended him for two racedays. Chairman of the stewards Mr. John Moloney did not attend this enquiry and Mr. Philip McLernon acted as Chairman.

The Stewards wished to interview G.M. Ryan, rider of Danehill Quest, concerning his use of the whip in the closing stages of this race. G. M. Ryan confirmed to the stewards that he had three previous breaches of Regulation 10 since the new whip rules came into effect. Having considered the riders acceptance of his disciplinary record in relation to Regulation 10 the Stewards referred the matter to the Referals Committee for consideration under the provisions of Regulatioin 10.6. Chairman of the stewards Mr. John Moloney did not attend this enquiry and Mr. Philip McLernon acted as Chairman.

235G JOC Metal Fabrication (Q.R.) Race

The Stewards interviewed Mr L.J. McGuinness, rider of Freetown, 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 Mr. L.J. McGuinness was in breach of Regulation 10.3(g)(frequency) and having considered his record, they suspended him for 2 racedays. Chairman of the Stewards Mr. John Moloney did not attend this enquiry and Mr. Philip McLernon acted as chairman .

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. John Moloney (Chairman),
Mr. Philip McLernon,
Mr. Michael Doyle,
Mr. Patrick Dowling,
Mr. P. D. Matthews.

Following a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for the following delays:
Race 4 + 2 minutes and Race 7 + 2 minutes



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