Limerick 29th December 2018

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

Mr. R. Deegan replaced Mr N.T. Prendergast on Imperial Grey (FR), trained by Paul Hennessy (Race 7)(Injured)

362A BRC McMahon Reinforcements M'dn H'dle

A. McCurtin, rider of Amber And Black trained by John J. Walsh, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled on the ground.

At the request of the Stewards, S.W. Flanagan, rider of Where Eagles Dare, trained by Noel Meade, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never travelled.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Where Eagles Dare, trained by Noel Meade, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have evidence of kick back at both nostrils and gave a few coughs, but was otherwise post race normal.

362B Limerick Vets (Mares) Beginners S'chase

At the request of the Stewards, D.F. O'Regan, rider of Lackaneen Leader, trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was disappointing and unable to account for the reason.

D.E. Mullins, rider of Peterstown trained by Thomas Gibney, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled and pulled up thereafter.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Lackaneen Leader, trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have pulled her left fore shoe and to be coughing post race.

362D Sky Sports Launching Jan 1st Novice Hdle

At the request of the Stewards, P. Townend, rider of Dorrells Pierji (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was dissappointing and unable to account for the reason.

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

362E Ryans Cleaning Specialists H'cap H'dle

The Stewards received a report from the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Clerk of the Scales, Ms. Avena O' Keeffe, that J.S. McGarvey, rider of Lets High Five It, had weighed in at 1.5Ibs overweight, Evidence was heard from the rider concerned who accepted that this was the case. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that J.S. McGarvey was in breach of Rule 231 and suspended him for 2 racedays having taken his previous record into consideration.

362F IWP Home Improvement Centre H'cap H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Gagas Horse (GB), trained by Gavin Cromwell, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have blood at the nose following exercised induced pulmonary haemorrhage.

G.N. Fox, rider of Gagas Horse (GB) trained by Gavin Cromwell, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount burst a blood vessel.

P. Townend, rider of Offshore Oscar trained by E. McNamara, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount pulled up lame.

D.F. O'Regan, rider of Ange D'Or Javilex (FR) trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost his action and pulled up thereafter.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Ange D'Or Javilex (FR), trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have lost his left fore shoe.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Offshore Oscar, trained by E. McNamara, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame on his left fore post race.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined It's Only A Number, trained by Francis J. Flood, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. John Powell (Chairman),
Mr. Con O'Mahony,
Ms. Kate Horgan,
Mr. Oliver Kearney,
Mr. M.F. O'Donoghue.

Owning to a request from Broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for the following race delays;

Race 1 +1 minute
Race 3 +2 minutes
Race 6 +2 minutes.



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