Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Listowel 2nd June 2019

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

W.J. Martin, trainer of Time Stands Still (GB) (off feed ) - €200.

135A BetVictor Irish EBF Median Auction M'dn

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Britannia Kitten (USA), trained by D. K. Weld, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have pulled the right fore shoe in running and to be otherwise post race normal.

135C Lengthen The Odds Wit BetVictor H'cap

At the request of the Stewards, G.M. Ryan, rider of Improving, trained by Augustine Leahy, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran green and free in the early stages of this race.

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the closing stages involving Check My Pulse, ridden by B.M. Coen, placed third, Lumsden, ridden by L.F. Roche, placed fifth and Meryems Way, ridden by K.J. Leonard, placed second, where it appeared Lumsden ran short of room on the rail. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards took no further action.

135E BetVictor Supporting Irish Racing H'cap

N.M. Crosse, rider of War Advocate trained by Adrian Paul Keatley, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got no luck in running.

The Stewards interviewed Ms. Brona Kelly, authorised representative of Mrs. D.A. Love trainer of All The Mollies, concerning the conduct of this horse in the parade ring, which subsequently resulted in the withdrawal of All The Mollies on veterinary advice. Evidence was heard from Ms. Kelly. Having considered the evidence and the animals previous record in this regard, the Stewards suspended All The Mollies for 30 days in accordance with the provisions of Rule 14(iii).

135G Over 1000 Games At BetVictor (QR) Race

Ms B. Hampson, rider of Yabass trained by Archie Watson (in GB), reported to the Clerk of Scales that her mount made a noise in running.

The Stewards interviewed Miss N.C. Kelly, rider of Sweet Cassie, concerning her use of the whip after it appeared the rider had used her whip after passing the winning post. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned, who accepted that this was the case. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that Miss N.C. Kelly was in breach of Regulation 103(d) and having considered her record, they cautioned her on this occasion.

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Ms Avena O'Keeffe, that Miss N.C. Kelly, rider of Sweet Cassie, had weighed in 2lbs light. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned, who accepted that this was the case and stated that she had lost her led cloth during the race when her saddle slipped, which had accounted for her under weight at scales. Evidence was also heard from Leonard Paul Flynn, trainer of Sweet Cassie, who confirmed that he had saddled his charge correctly and stated that the rider had informed him on her return to the parade ring that she had lost her led cloth in running. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards disqualified Sweet Cassie from sixth place under the provisions of Rule 231(i) and took no further action.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:
Mr. Con O'Mahony (Chairman),
Mr. John McGuire,
Mr. Philip McLernon,
Mr. Oliver Kearney,
Mr. M.F. O'Donoghue.



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


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