Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Limerick 8th October 2017

The Stewards fined the following trainer in respect of their non-runner:-

Alan Fleming, trainer of Hurricane Darwin (late withdrawal) - €200.

282C IWP Home Improvement Centre (M) Hcap Hdl

D.E. Splaine, rider of Lakemilan, trained by Terence O'Brien, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran keen early on in this race and tired quickly.

282D David Fitzgerald Memorial H'cap H'dle

A.E. Lynch, rider of Crown Of Gold trained by J.H. Culloty, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount finished lame .

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Rightdownthemiddle, trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be stiff post race.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Crown Of Gold trained by J.H. Culloty was lame on his right fore leg post race.

282F Ladbrokes Munster National H'cap S'chase

The Stewards interviewed C.D. Meehan, rider of Rogue Angel, concerning his use of the whip in the closing stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards found C.D. Meehan to be in breach of Regulation 10.3 (b) in that he used his whip unnecessarily after its chance of being placed was clearly gone. Having considered his record in this regard, the Stewards cautioned C.D. Meehan regarding his future responsibilities.

B.J. Geraghty, rider of Slowmotion (FR) trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled and pulled up.



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