Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Naas 3rd July 2016

171A Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) M'dn

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the closing stages involving How, ridden by C. O'Donoghue, Take A Deep Breath (GB), ridden by C.T. Keane, and Zimyla, ridden by W.M. Lordan, where it appeared Zimyla and Take A Deep Breath (GB) suffered interference. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion C. O'Donoghue was in breach of Rule 214 in that he had ridden carelessly, and having taken his record into account, they severely cautioned him.

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the closing stages involving Glenamoy, ridden by C.R. King, How, ridden by C. O'Donoghue, Sammyjade, ridden by N.G. McCullagh, Magen's Moon, ridden by D.P. McDonogh and Take A Deep Breath (GB), ridden by C.T. Keane, where it appeared Glenamoy and Magen's Moon suffered slight interference. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards took no further action.

171F Micheal Higgins & Co H'cap

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Misty Millie, trained by P.Cluskey, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be Blowing Hard post race.

C.D. Hayes, rider of Misty Millie, trained by P.Cluskey, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never travelled and was eased late on.

171G Follow Naas Racecourse On Facebook H'cap

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Ace Of Diamonds, trained by D. K. Weld, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be Blowing Hard post race.

The Stewards interviewed O.J. Orr, rider of Beechmount Whisper, placed second, concerning his use of the whip in the closing 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 O.J. Orr was in breach of Regulation 10 3 (f) in that he had used his whip with excessive frequency, and having taken his good record into account, they cautioned him accordingly. Furthermore they advised O.J. Orr to familiarise himself with the rules regarding the use of the whip.

K.J. Manning, rider of Murmuration trained by Brendan W.Duke, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost her action in the straight.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Stewards interviewed J.F. Levins, trainer concerning the late withdrawal of his charge, Sartori (GB), due to him being lame.
Evidence was heard from the trainer concerned, who explained he only became aware that the horse was lame when about to load him, which was after the time fixed for declaring a non runner.
Having considered the evidence, the Stewards accepted his explanation and took no further action.



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