Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Leopardstown 26th October 2019

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

D. O'Brien replaced M.C. Hussey on Evening Primrose, trained by A.P.O'Brien (Race 1)(Stewards permission)
J.A. Heffernan replaced K.K. Hennessy on Lovelier, trained by A.P.O'Brien (Race 1)(Stewards permission)
J.A. Heffernan replaced K.K. Hennessy on Paradiso, trained by A.P.O'Brien (Race 2)(Stewards permission)
D.O'Brien replaced M.C. Hussey on San Pedro, trained by A.P.O'Brien (Race 2)(Stewards permission)
D. O'Brien replaced K.K. Hennessy on San Andreas, trained by A.P.O'Brien (Race 5)(Stewards permission)
D. O'Brien replaced M.C. Hussey on Dawn Rising, trained by A.P.O'Brien (Race 6)(Stewards permission)
J.A. Heffernan replaced K.K. Hennessy on Persia, trained by A.P.O'Brien (Race 6)(Stewards permission)
D. O'Brien replaced M.C. Hussey on Amedeo Modigliani, trained by A.P. O'Brien (Race 4)(Stewards permission)

303A Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn

M.A. Gallagher, rider of Pirate Lass, trained by Richard Brabazon, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that he was forced to sit up in the last 50 yards owing to kick back.

303B Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C & G) M'dn

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Mccabe, trained by J. S. Bolger, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

303C Irish Stallion Farms EBF Fillies Nursery

S. Foley, rider of In The Present (USA) trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount struggled on the ground.

303E Tote Supporting Irish Racing 1930 H'cap

C.D. Hayes, rider of Ducky Mallon, trained by Donal Kinsella, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran free early on and got no run in the straight.

The Stewards requested a report from M.Halford, trainer, as to the apparent improvement in form of Sonaiyla, placed first, as compared with its recent form. However, the Stewards were unable to proceed with the matter as neither Mr. Halford nor any of his Authorised Representatives were present. The Stewards therefore referred the matter to the Referrals Committee under the provisions of Rule 147(v).

303G Tote October H'cap

S. Foley, rider of Lynwood Gold trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount leaned left inside 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. Robert Hall,
Mr. J.M. McGrath,
Mr. John Weld,
Mr. P.D. Matthews.

Following a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for the following delays:
Race 1 + 1 minute,
Race 2 + 3 minutes,
Race 3 + 3 minutes,
Race 4 + 3 minutes,
Race 5 + 3 minutes,
Race 6 + 3 minutes,
Race 7 + 3 minutes.



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


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