Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Limerick 10th October 2020

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

S. Ewing rode Barend Boy (GB) (reserve) , trained by G.A. Kingston (Race 4)

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The Stewards requested a report from Augustine Leahy, trainer as to the apparent improvement in form of Improving, placed first, as compared with its most recent run. The Trainer reported that this horse was unruly at the start and became upset in the stalls which may have affected his running the last day. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Departmentalize, trained by Joseph G. Murphy, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

At the request of the Stewards, R.P. Whelan, rider of Hodd's Girl, trained by M.Halford, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran well for a long way but was one-paced in the straight.

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S.M. Crosse, rider of Benaud trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount was very slowly away.

At the request of the Stewards, J.M. Sheridan, rider of Uno Miligre (GB), trained by Denis Gerard Hogan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran around a lot in the straight.

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M.A. Enright, rider of Farid (FR) trained by Aidan Anthony Howard, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount hung very badly.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Dalvey (GB), trained by Denis Gerard Hogan, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Stewards requested a report from S. Donohoe, trainer as to the apparent improvement in form of Royal Pippen, placed first, as compared with its recent form. The Trainer reported that today's preferred going was the sole reason for the apparent improvement. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

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L.T. McAteer, rider of Emphatic trained by J.Larkin, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount was bumped in the straight.

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the straight involving Emphatic, ridden by L.T. McAteer, Lottieloveheart, ridden by C.T. Keane, and Kudbegood, ridden by E.J. McNamara, where it appeared Emphatic received a bump. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards took no further action other than to advise E.J. McNamara to ride with more care in future.

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N.M. Crosse, rider of Accessory, trained by Patrick J.Flynn, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount jumped right from the starting stalls.

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S.M. Crosse, rider of Dance Jupiter trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount ran short of room two furlongs out.

J.M. Sheridan, rider of Cyrus Dallin (GB) trained by Denis Gerard Hogan, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount never travelled and he eased two furlongs out.

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the straight involving Nebo, ridden by A.J. Slattery, Dance Jupiter, ridden by S.M. Crosse, Flaming Moon, ridden by C.T. Keane, and Sheer Bravado, ridden by L.T. McAteer, where it appeared Dance Jupiter ran short of room and Nebo got bumped. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards took no further action other than to advise L.T. McAteer to ride with more care in future.

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L.T. McAteer, rider of Storm Elza trained by Barry J. Fitzgerald, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount never travelled.

The Stewards enquired into the apparent improvement in form of Dreal Deal, trained by Ronan M.P. McNally, placed first compared with its recent form. Evidence was heard from the trainer concerned. Evidence was also heard from Rules of Racing Handicapper, Mr Mark Bird, who stated that Dreal Deal showed improved form in the region of two stone on his previous flat runs. Having considered the evidence the Stewards referred the matter to the CEO for further investigation.

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R.C. Colgan, rider of Make Good trained by John C. McConnell, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount dropped out early and ran on one-paced in the straight.

R.P. Cleary, rider of Solar Heat trained by Mrs D.A.Love, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount got tight for room in the straight.

J.M. Sheridan, rider of No Trouble trained by Noel C. Kelly, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount never travelled.

The Stewards enquired into an incident after the turn into the straight involving Solar Heat, ridden by R.P. Cleary, Harvey Specter, ridden by M.P. Sheehy, Caridadi, ridden by A.J. Slattery, and Still Alive (GB), ridden by A.C. Persse, where it appeared Solar Heat got tight for room. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. M.P. Sheehy gave his evidence in the presence of R. Donohoe, Trainer. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards took no further action other than to advise A.J. Slattery to ride with more care in future.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. Peter Allen (Chairman)
Dr. Colm O'Flaherty
Mr. Anthony Ryan
Mr. L. Walsh



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


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