Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Naas 22nd June 2016

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

C.J. McGovern rode Masterchippy (reserve) , trained by N Dooly (Race 5)
S. Foley rode Nazmia (reserve) , trained by Mrs. Y. Dunleavy (Race 7)

158B New Ireland Assurance Supp. Kildare Hcap

R.P. Cleary, rider of Fairy Foxglove trained by P.J.F. Murphy, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount did not get a clear run in the latter stages of this race.

A representative of Patrick Mooney, trainer of Full Shilling, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his charge reared up in stalls and hit her head off the framework.

William J. Fitzpatrick, trainer of Sarah Ash Calum, reported to the Office of the Governing Bodies on Thursday 23rd June that his charge missed the break.

158D Coral.ie EBF Naas Oaks Trial

J.A. Heffernan, rider of Earring (USA) trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly to the right during this race.

C.D. Hayes, rider of Santa Monica (GB) trained by Charles O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stumbled badly at the seven furlong marker.

The Stewards interviewed J.A. Heffernan, rider of Earring (USA), concerning his use of the whip in the latter stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards were satisfied that J.A. Heffernan was in breach of R10(3)(g) by using the whip with his arm above shoulder height and they therefore having taken his previous record into consideration suspended him for 1 raceday.

158E John Murphy Memorial Apprentice H'cap

The Stewards fined S.T.Nolan, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Bo Bridget, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards allowed the horse to run on receipt of the trainer's written assurance that the vaccinations were in order.

Jane M. Foley, trainer of Chicago Fall, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her charge was found to have a respiratory tract infection on endoscopic examination post race.

158F Denis Byrne Memorial H'cap

C.D. Hayes, rider of Prove The Point trained by Michael Mulvany, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount did not get any run to deliver a challenge in the latter stages of this race.

D.W. O'Connor, rider of Zylan, trained by David Marnane, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran short of room when holding his position and as a result lost his place.

158G Coral.ie EBF (Fillies) M'dn

The Stewards informed Jane M. Foley, trainer that Shifting Along, would have to be recertified before being declared to run from stalls again.



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