Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Limerick 29th December 2019

360A BRC McMahon Rated Novice H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Arahecan, trained by Henry de Bromhead, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Stewards interviewed R.P. Treacy, rider of Tomeric (FR), concerning his use of the whip in the latter stages of 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 R.P. Treacy was in breach of R10(3)(g) by using his whip with excessive frequency. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards suspended R.P. Treacy for 2 racedays.

360B Limerick Vets (Mares) Beginners S'chase

At the request of the Stewards, S.W. Flanagan, rider of Half The Odds, trained by Noel Meade, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount tired in the latter stages of this race.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Half The Odds, trained by Noel Meade, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race.

360C Greenmount Equine Rated Novice S'chase

P.J. Cawley, rider of Singirishmansing trained by Patrick G.Kelly, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped quickly and pulled up.

360D The Irish Independent H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Franco De Port (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have sustained a skin wound to the lateral aspect of his left fore cannon otherwise was post race normal.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Surin (FR), trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

360G The Irish Field H'cap H'dle

Miss M. O'Sullivan, rider of Military Poet trained by Eugene M. O'Sullivan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her mount gurgled during this race.

A. McCurtin, rider of Johanna Yeats trained by John J. Walsh, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount did not handle the ground.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Johanna Yeats, trained by John J. Walsh, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Stewards interviewed K.C. Sexton, rider of Lotus Hill, concerning his use of the whip in the latter stages of 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 K.C. Sexton was in breach of R10(3)(g) by using his whip with excessive frequency. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards pursuant to R10(6) suspended K.C. Sexton for 6 racedays.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. John O'Shaughnessy (Chairman),

Mr. John McGuire,

Mr. John Osborne,

Mr. Donal H. Gavin,

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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