Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Leopardstown 23rd July 2020

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

John Joseph Murphy, trainer of Cap D'antibes (off feed) - €200

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

D.W. O'Connor rode Ranger Bob (reserve) , trained by Gerard Keane (Race 3)
W.M. Lordan replaced P.B. Beggy on Sir William Bruce, trained by A.P.O'Brien (Race 2)(Stewards' Permission)
S.T. McCullagh replaced Jessica O'Gorman on Miss Cunning, trained by Kevin Prendergast (Race 3)(Rider's administration error)
S.M. Crosse replaced E. Greatrex on Bolleville, trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien (Race 6)(Stewards' permission)
P.A. Harnett replaced C.J. McGovern on Aurora Moon, trained by Kevin Thomas Coleman (Race 7)(Rider's administration error).

162A Decorated Knight Irish EBF (Fillies) Mdn

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the closing stages of this race involving Nicest, ridden by G.M. Ryan, Talacre (USA), ridden by C.T. Keane and Willow, ridden by W.M. Lordan, where it appeared that Willow got tight for room on the rails and checked. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that G.M. Ryan was in breach of Rule 214 in that he had ridden carelessly, and having considered his record in this regard suspended him for 3 racedays.

W.M. Lordan, rider of Willow trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount had to snatch up in the closing stages but this did not affect his placing.

162C TRM Excellence In Nutrition H'cap

The Stewards enquired from D.E. Sheehy, rider of Clever Currency, concerning the fact that he was unseated in the early stages of this race. D.E. Sheehy reported that his mount jumped at the road, landed in the middle and stumbled, causing him to be unseated. Having considered the evidence and viewed a recording of the race, the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

162D1 TRI Equestrian Superstore & Cafe H'cap

R.P. Whelan, rider of Wakita trained by Jarlath P.Fahey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount had to check turning in.

162D2 TRI Equestrian Superstore & Cafe H'cap

D.W. O'Connor, rider of Kinch trained by J.F. Levins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was slowly away.

S. Foley, rider of Rain Or Shine trained by Charles O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got no run.

C.T. Keane, rider of Out On Friday trained by Philip M. Byrne, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung to the right.

162G TRM Kurasyn H'cap

The Stewards enquired into an incident shortly after the home turn involving Mulzamm, ridden by James J. Doyle, Cracking Name, ridden by O.J. Orr and Drumquina, ridden by G.M. Ryan, where it appeared that Cracking Name got tight for room and checked. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that G.M. Ryan was in breach of Rule 214 in that he had ridden carelessly, and having considered his record in this regard suspended him for 5 racedays.

O.J. Orr, rider of Cracking Name trained by David Marnane, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran out of room inside the last furlong.

S. Foley, rider of Airgead trained by Mrs Prunella Dobbs, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount's action shortened up in the last furlong.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. Justice Tony Hunt (Chairman)
Mr. Roderick Ryan
Mr. Marcus Magnier
Mr. P.D. Matthews.



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


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