Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Listowel 14th September 2016

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

Gordon Elliott, trainer of Labaik (FR) (late withdrawal) - €200

258A Exchange Inn & Kevin Broderick's Bar Hcp

The Stewards enquired into an incident shortly after the start involving More Kudos (USA), ridden by C. O'Donoghue, unplaced and Polly Douglas, ridden by C.P. Hoban, unplaced. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that C.O'Donoghue was in breach of Rule 211, in that he failed to keep straight to the marker poles and Rule 214, in that he rode carelessly. Having considered his record the rider was suspended for two race day's, one day for each offence.

258C Edmund & Josie Whelan Mem. Listowel Stks

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the straight involving Dream Walker (FR), ridden by C.D. Hayes, placed third, Rainfall Radar (USA), ridden by C. O'Donoghue, placed sixth, Maneen (GB), ridden by P.J. Smullen, placed seventh and Misty Millie, ridden by K.J. Leonard, unplaced. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned, in the presence of Michael Grassick, who accompanied K.J. Leonard in the Stewards room. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that the incident was accidental and took no further action.

The Stewards enquired into an incident on the bend after leaving the back straight involving Stenographer (USA), ridden by K.J. Manning, unplaced and Flirt, ridden by R.P. Cleary, unplaced . Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that the incident was accidental and took no further action.

258D Seamus Mulvaney H'cap

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Knockmaole Boy, trained by J.H. Culloty, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame post race.

258E Guinness Kerry National H'cap S'chase

K.C. Sexton, rider of Shadow Catcher (GB) trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled and was pulled up.

M.A. Enright, rider of Shesaportrait trained by Patrick Neville, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stood at the start and lost alot of ground.

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Mr. P.L. Malone, that B.J. Cooper, rider of Folsom Blue, weighed in 1.6lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that the rider was in breach of Rule 231 and having considered his record, suspended him for one race day.

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Mr. P.L. Malone, that R.P. Treacy, rider of Rightville Boy, weighed in 1.8lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that the rider was in breach of Rule 231 and having considered his record, suspended him for one race day.



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