Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Leopardstown 7th May 2017

098B Ard Glen Construction Amethyst Stakes

The Stewards interviewed D. Tudhope, rider of Custom Cut, concerning his use of the whip in this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards were of the opinion that the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(g), in that he used the whip with his arm above shoulder height and having considered his record, cautioned him concerning his future responsibilities in this regard.

098C Derrinstown Stud 1,000 Guineas Trial

The Stewards enquired into possible interference in the straight involving Elizabeth Browning, ridden by J.A. Heffernan, placed sixth and Shes Ranger, ridden by R. Aguiar, placed third. 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,they were however of the opinion that R.Aguiar was in breach of Rule 214 in that he rode carelessly and having considered his clean record in this regard, suspended him for two race days.

098D Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial Stakes

W.J. Lee, rider of Naturalist, trained by W. McCreery, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount pulled up lame.

098E John R Fitzpatrick Agri Contractor H'cap

The Stewards received a report from the Turf Club veterinary officer that, Il Piccolo Grande, trained by G.M.Lyons, was a gelding, despite appearing on the card as a colt. Evidence was heard from the trainer concerned. Having considered the evidence the Stewards were of the opinion that the trainer was in breach of Regulation 8(2) and having considered his clean record in this regard, issued a fine of €130.

098G Crew Of R116 Mem and IrishCoastguard Mdn

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Toursoun, trained by D. K. Weld, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame post race.



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