Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Naas 2nd October 2018

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

C.D. Hayes rode Maid In Manhattan (reserve) , trained by A.J.Martin (Race 8)

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The Stewards interviewed A.C. Persse, rider of Double Czech, 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 of the opinion that A.C. Persse was in breach of R10(3)(b) by the unnecessary hitting of his horse after its chance of winning or being placed was clearly gone. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards suspended A.C. Persse for 1 raceday.

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The Stewards enquired into an incident soon after the start involving Merricourt, ridden by G.F. Carroll, placed third, Thebeastfortheeast, ridden by C.D. Hayes, placed sixth, Dottie Vallens (USA), ridden by R.P. Whelan, unplaced, Keep Planning, ridden by L.F. Roche, unplaced and Three Angels, ridden by S.P. Davis, unplaced, where it appeared that Thebeastfortheeast caused interference when appearing to run very free. 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 caused was accidental in nature and took no further action.

C.D. Hayes, rider of Thebeastfortheeast trained by Richard John O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran very free soon after leaving the stalls.

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

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N.M. Crosse, rider of American Hustle trained by Mark Fahey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his saddle slipped during this race.

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The Stewards informed Thomas Mullins, trainer that Her Approval, would have to be recertified before being declared to run from stalls again.

R.P. Cleary, rider of Busy Bush trained by J.T.Gorman, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran short of room close to the finish.

A.J. Slattery, rider of Footsteps At Dawn trained by Shane Nolan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung very badly to the left during this race.

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N.M. Crosse, rider of Paddytheirishman trained by G.T.Lynch, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got no luck in running when trying to challenge in the latter stages of this race.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. N.B. Wachman (Chairman),

Mr. Noel McCaffrey,

Mr. Anthony Byrne,

Mr. M.C. Hickey,

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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