Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Leopardstown 29th December 2019

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

M.P. Walsh replaced R.M. Power on Champagne Classic, trained by Gordon Elliott (Race 4)(Injured)
B.J. Geraghty replaced R.M. Power on Envious Editor, trained by Mrs John Harrington (Race 6)(Injured)
Mr. D. O'Connor replaced R.M. Power on January Jets, trained by Mrs John Harrington (Race 2)(Injured)
M.P. Walsh replaced R.M. Power on Elfile (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 3)(Injured)

359A Adare Manor Opportunity H'cap S'chase

D.J. Hand, rider of Colms Dream trained by Karl Thornton, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount pulled up lame.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Persian Wind, trained by J.P.Dempsey, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have had blood on the nostrils post race as a result of exercise induced pulmonary haemorrhage.

C.A. Landers, rider of Persian Wind trained by J.P.Dempsey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount burst a blood vessel in running.

359B Pigsback.com M'dn H'dle

D.N. Russell, rider of Biko trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got a fright at the first hurdle.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Lou Trek (FR) trained by Patrick G.Kelly was found to have had blood on the nostrils post race as a result of exercise induced pulmonary haemorrhage.

359E Matheson H'dle

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

359G O'Driscoll O'Neil INH Flat Race

The Stewards interviewed Mr P. Byrnes, rider of Run For Oscar, 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 satisfied that Mr. P. Byrnes was in breach of Regulation 10.3 (g), in that he used his whip with excessive frequency. Having considered his record in this regard, the Stewards cautioned Mr. P. Byrnes on this occasion.

The Stewards interviewed Mr D.G. Lavery, rider of Hollow Sound, 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 satisfied that Mr. D.G. Lavery was in breach of Regulation 10.3 (g), in that he used his whip with excessive frequency. Having considered his record in this regard, the Stewards suspended Mr. D.G. Lavery for 6 racedays.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. Justice T. Hunt (Chairman),
Mr. J.R. Craigie,
Mr. P.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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