Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Naas 20th October 2019

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

G.F. Carroll replaced J.A. Heffernan on Estepona Sun (GB), trained by G.M.Lyons (Race 4)(Stewards permission)
C.T. Keane replaced G.F. Carroll on Early Bright, trained by G.M.Lyons (Race 4)(Intended mount a non runner)

299B Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn

G.M. Ryan, rider of Sun And Scent trained by Barry J. Fitzgerald, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran short of room on leaving the starting stalls.

T.P. Madden, rider of Shona Mea trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount met with interference mid way through the race.

The Stewards enquired into an incident about one hundred and fifty yards from the finish involving Love Locket, ridden by D. O'Brien, placed first and Soineanta, ridden by K.J. Manning, placed fifth, where it appeared that Soineanta ran short of room and checked. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that the incident was accidental in nature but advised D. O'Brien to ride with more awareness in the future.

The Stewards enquired into an incident about three furlongs from the finish involving Love Locket, ridden by D. O'Brien, placed first, Shona Mea, ridden by T.P. Madden, unplaced, Soineanta, ridden by K.J. Manning, placed fifth and Allez Allez Allez, ridden by S. Foley where it appeared that Shona Mea suffered interference. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that any interference was accidental in nature and took no further action.

299C Tally-Ho EBF Birdcatcher Premier Nursery

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined My Friend Stan, trained by M.D. O'Callaghan, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

299D Foran Equine Irish EBF Auct. Race Final

The Stewards enquired into an incident within the first two furlongs of this race involving Borelli, ridden by A.J. Slattery, unplaced, Estepona Sun (GB), ridden by G.F. Carroll, placed fourth, Schroders Mistake, ridden by W.J. Lee, placed fifth, Crassus, ridden by D.P. McDonogh, unplaced, Lustown Baba, ridden by L.F. Roche, placed first and Windham Belle, ridden by N.M. Crosse, 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 any interference was caused by general bunching which they deemed to be accidental in nature and consequently took no further action.

D.P. McDonogh, rider of Crassus trained by Noel Meade, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount checked badly after one and a half furlongs.

A.J. Slattery, rider of Borelli trained by J.P. Murtagh, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount received a few checks during this race.

W.J. Lee, rider of Schroders Mistake, trained by K.J. Condon, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount hung left in the straight.

299E Business Club Irish EBF Garnet Stakes

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Iconic Choice (GB), trained by Tom Dascombe (in GB), at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

299F Padraig Fitzgerald Mem. Apprentice H'cap

At the request of the Stewards, C.G. O'Dwyer, rider of Griffyndor, trained by John C. McConnell, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that he lost his nearside iron when tight for room soon after leaving the starting stalls but retrieved it within strides

The Stewards enquired into an incident inside the last two furlongs involving Castle Guest, ridden by L.W. Browne, unplaced, Marwari, ridden by Dylan Browne McMonagle, unplaced and Bodak, ridden by J.P. Shinnick, placed sixth, where it appeared that Bodak drifted across Castle Guest. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. M. Halford accompanied L.W. Browne and Brendan Duke accompanied Dylan Browne McGonigle at this enquiry. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that the incident was caused by J.P. Shinnick riding carelessly, this being a breach of Rule 214. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards suspended J.P. Shinnick for one raceday.

The Stewards requested a report from J. S. Bolger, trainer, as to the apparent improvement in form of Mother Vincent, placed first, as compared with its recent run at Gowran Park on the 14th October. J.S. Bolger reported that his charge jumped off slowly and lost interest at Gowran Park whereas today she raced with the pace and kept on well. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the content of the report.

299H Irish Stallion Farms EBF Bluebell Stakes

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Simply Beautiful, trained by A.P.O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Following a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for the following delays:

Race 3; +1 minute

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

Ms. Mary Cosgrave (Chairman),

Mr. Justice Tony Hunt,

Mr. Robert Hall,

Mrs. J.O. Onions,

Mr. P.D. Matthews.



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


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