Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Leopardstown 4th February 2018

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

N.D. Fehily replaced P. Townend on Polidam (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 7)(Injury)

022A I.S.F. EBF Paddy Mullins Mares Hcp Hdle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Rosie Alice, trained by C.Byrnes, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

D.J. Mullins, rider of Meri Devie (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount got no run.

D.J. McInerney, rider of Canelie (FR), trained by Harry Fry (in GB), reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never travelled.

The Stewards received a report from P.L. Malone, Assistant Starter, that Synopsis (GB) ridden by J. W. Kennedy lost a shoe on arrival at the start.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Canelie (FR), trained by Harry Fry (in GB), at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Polar Present trained by Seamus Fahey was lame post race.

022B Tattersalls Ireland Spring Juvenile Hdle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Espoir D'allen (FR), trained by Gavin Cromwell, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

022D William Fry H'cap H'dle

The Stewards enquired into possible interference on the turn for home involving Delta Work (FR), ridden by D.N. Russell, placed fourth, Flawless Escape (GB), ridden by R. Loughran, placed third and Oscar Knight, ridden by M.P. Walsh, placed second. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards made no alteration to the Judge's placings.

The Stewards did however find R. Loughran in breach of Rule 214 by riding carelessly and having taken his record into account suspended him for one race day.

D.J. McInerney, rider of Lite Duties, trained by C.Byrnes, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never travelled.

022E Flogas Novice S'chase

B.J. Geraghty, rider of Sutton Place, trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was never travelling, made a bad mistake and pulled up.

022F Unibet Irish Gold Cup

D.N. Russell, rider of Mala Beach trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount found today's going too quick.

The Stewards requested a report from Joseph Patrick O'Brien, trainer as to the apparent improvement in form of Edwulf (GB), placed first, as compared with its recent form. The trainer reported that this horse got very tired last time out after a long layoff. Having considered the report the Stewards noted its contents.

022G Chanelle Pharma H'cap S'chase

The Stewards requested a report from Miss Elizabeth Doyle, trainer as to the apparent improvement in form of Last Goodbye, placed first, as compared with its recent form. The trainer reported that this horse made a bad mistake four out last time out which ended his chance. Furthermore he was tried in a tongue tie for the first time today. Having considered the report the Stewards noted its contents.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Hell's Kitchen (GB), trained by Harry Fry (in GB), at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame post race.

022H Coolmore N.H. Sires EBF(M) INH Flat Race

Mr F. Maguire, rider of Cordovan Brown, trained by Miss Elizabeth Doyle, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount didn't travel as well as normal, lost her action a furlong from home where he pulled up and dismounted.

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
Mr. Justice Frank Clarke
Mrs. T.K. Cooper
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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