Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Leopardstown 29th December 2018

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

E.T. Daly replaced S.F. O'Keeffe on Sweet Destination, trained by G. Ahern (Race 1)(Injury)
J.M. Moore replaced S.F. O'Keeffe on Countess Cathleen, trained by Denis Hickey (Race 3)(Injury)
Rachael Blackmore replaced M.P. Walsh on Petit Mouchoir (FR), trained by Henry de Bromhead (Race 5)(Stewards' Permission)
R.M. Power replaced S.F. O'Keeffe on The Holy One, trained by Mrs John Harrington (Race 6)(Injury)
Mr. D.G. Lavery replaced Mr J.J. Codd on Conflated, trained by Gordon Elliott (Race 7)(Injury)

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The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Acronym, trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

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The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Limini, trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

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The Stewards wished to interview Iain Jardine, trainer, in relation to the reason of 'vet's advice' offered for the non-runner Bedrock in this race. As the trainer or his representative was not present at the meeting the Stewards referred the matter to the CEO of the IHRB for further investigation.

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The Stewards fined Thomas Mullins, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Court Maid, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Court Maid in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90.

Owing to low-lying sun, the Stewards granted permission for Hurdle 2 (second last) to be omitted from this race.

J.J. Slevin, rider of Jack Dillinger, trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount shied from the tape at the start and made a bad mistake in-running.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Jack Dillinger, trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined The Holy One, trained by Mrs John Harrington, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

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. J.R. Craigie
Mr. Peter N. Reynolds
Mr. N.B. Wachman
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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