Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Leopardstown 28th December 2019

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

M.P. Walsh replaced R.M. Power on Jett, trained by Mrs John Harrington (Race 6)(Injury)

357C Ballymaloe Foods Beginners S'chase

K.M. Donoghue, rider of Canardier (FR) trained by Dermot Anthony McLoughlin, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount made several mistakes.

D.F. O'Regan, rider of Mr Jacaranda, trained by A.J.Martin, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount made a respiratory noise in running.

357D Frank Ward Memorial H'dle

P. Townend, rider of Bacardys (FR) trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount never travelled.

357E The lrish Daily Star Christmas Hcap Hdle

D.F. O'Regan, rider of Goodbye Someday, trained by John E. Kiely, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was forced the wrong side of a doll due to a faller and he pulled up shortly after.

S.D. Torrens, rider of Iknowwhereiamnow trained by J.P.Dempsey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled.

B.J. Cooper, rider of Emily Square trained by Thomas Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was reluctant to race and became detached.

357F Savills S'chase

The Stewards interviewed Rachael Blackmore, rider of Monalee, concerning her use of the whip in the latter stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned who stated that having lost irons close home she used her whip to maintain a straight course. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards accepted the explanation offered and took no further action.

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. Laurence McFerran
Ms. Mary Cosgrave
Ms. Justice Leonie Reynolds
Mr. P.D. Matthews

Following a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for the following delays:

Race 1 +2 mins
Race 2 +1 min



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


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