Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Naas 22nd July 2020

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

A.P.O'Brien, trainer of Order Of Australia (Off feed) - €200

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

C.D. Hayes replaced G.P. Halpin on Daayeb, trained by Kevin Prendergast (Race 3)(Intended mount a non runner)
James.J. Doyle rode Scherzando (GB) (reserve) , trained by Denis Gerard Hogan (Race 3)
O.J. Orr rode Kit's Allanah (reserve) , trained by S. Donohoe (Race 3)
B.M. Coen rode Before Sunrise (reserve) , trained by Sarah Lynam (Race 3)

160B Facilit8 Property Maintenance H'cap

O.J. Orr, rider of Mr Shelby trained by S. Donohoe, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount burst a blood vessel during this race.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Mr Shelby, trained by S. Donohoe, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be have blood on the nose as a result of exercise induced pulmonary haemorrhage.

J.J.Lambe, trainer of Ever Rock, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his charge got upset in the starting stalls and banged her head.

160C Sean Barrett Bloodstock Insurances M'dn

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Allez Allez Allez, trained by Mrs John Harrington, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

S. Foley, rider of Allez Allez Allez trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled.

The Stewards requested a report from Joseph Patrick O'Brien, trainer, as to the apparent improvement in form of Gold Factory (USA), placed first, as compared with its recent race when finishing last of fifteen runners at Leopardstown. Brendan Powell, Authorised representative for Joseph Patrick O'Brien reported that their charge had disappointed at Leopardstown having never travelled at any time during the seven furlong race on the round track. He added that there were no abnormalities found post race. Today the filly was dropped back in trip to six furlongs and in the opinion of the rider she appeared to enjoy racing on a straight track. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the content of the report.

160D Yeomanstown Stud Ballyogan Stakes

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Forever In Dreams, trained by Aidan F. Fogarty, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

160E O’Neill & Co Chartered Surveyors H'cap

R. Coakley, rider of Ioronta (GB) trained by John M. Oxx, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stood still in the starting stalls when the gates opened and eventually jumped out some way behind the other runners.

160F Naas Race

W.M. Lordan, rider of King Of Athens (USA) trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got upset in the starting stalls.

The Stewards requested a report from K.J. Condon, trainer, as to the apparent improvement in form of Could Be King (GB), placed first, as compared with its recent run at Fairyhouse on the 5th July. K.J. Condon reported that his charge ran well in a Listed race at the Curragh on his seasonal reappearance after a fourteen month layoff. He added that he ran eight days later at Fairyhouse in a Group 3 race and there may have been an element of the "bounce" factor as no abnormality was found post race. Following a seventeen day break between races his charge reappeared tonight and ran up to his best form. He concluded that he was unable to offer any other explanation for the slightly below par run at Fairyhouse. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the content of the report.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined King Of Athens (USA), trained by A.P.O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have two small cuts on both forelimbs having reared up in the starting stalls and to be lame on his left foreleg post race.

160G Naas (Fillies) M'dn

The Stewards enquired into two incidents about one and a half furlongs from the finish involving Forbearance, ridden by S. Foley, placed sixth, Shamiyna, ridden by O.J. Orr, placed fifth, Silver St Cloud, ridden by C.T. Keane, unplaced and Tashi, ridden by R.C. Colgan, placed second, where it appeared in the first incident that Silver St Cloud ran short of room and checked and in the second incident Forbearance got tight for room when racing between Shamiyna and Tashi. 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.

M.A. Enright, rider of Matilda With Me trained by Rodger Sweeney, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount pulled up after the bit had gone through the animals mouth.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Ms. Mary Cosgrave (Chairman),

Mr. Pierce Molony,

Mr. Ray McSharry,

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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