Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Limerick 28th December 2020

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

T. N. Brett replaced J.D. O'Neill on Dashing Dusty, trained by John Gerard Fitzgerald (Race 1)(unwell)
O.R. Browne rode Tropical Fame (reserve), trained by Michael Hourigan (Race 1)
D. Meyler replaced Mr B. O'Neill on Baptism Of Fire, trained by Henry de Bromhead (Race 2)(Stewards permission)
J.S. McGarvey replaced K.M. Donoghue on Farouk D'alene (FR), trained by Gordon Elliott (Race 2)(Stewards permission)
C.D. Maxwell replaced J.M. Moore on Vanillier (FR), trained by Gavin Cromwell (Race 2)(Stewards permission)
R.C. Colgan replaced B. Hayes on Carrolls Cottage, trained by Philip Fenton (Race 2)(Stewards permission)
K.J. Brouder rode Darrens Hope, trained by Robert Murphy (Race 2)(see enquiry)
T.J. Kelly rode Shady Operator (reserve), trained by E. Bolger (Race 6)

380B RED MILLS Irish EBF Auction M'dn H'dle

The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Onehundredpercent (FR), trained by C.W.J. Farrell, for failing to present his charge on time in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90 (i).

At the request of the Stewards, M.P. Fogarty, rider of All About Joe, trained by C.A.Murphy, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount made a respiratory noise after the third last and was pulled up.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined All About Joe, trained by C.A.Murphy, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be suffering from heat stress post race.

380E Tim Duggan Memorial H'cap S'chase

D. Meyler, rider of Moyhenna trained by Denis Gerard Hogan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was badly hampered by a faller.

380H Lyons Of Limerick Jaguar Novice H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Costalotmore, trained by R.P.O'Keeffe, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

At the request of the Stewards, M.P. Fogarty, rider of Costalotmore, trained by R.P.O'Keeffe, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount travelled well and stopped quickly.

The Stewards interviewed Robert Murphy, trainer, concerning the failure to nominate a rider before the designated time for Darrens Hope. Evidence was heard from the trainer concerned. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that there were mitigating circumstances and accepted the explanation. The trainer's request for K.J. Brouder to ride was allowed.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting: Dr. Colm O'Flaherty (Chairman), Mr. Michael Moloney, Ms. Frankie Ward, Mr. M.F. O'Donoghue.

Following a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for a two minute delay to races 1,2,3 and 4.



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


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