Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Naas 3rd November 2019

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

G.P. Halpin replaced N.M. Crosse on Ivan The Great, trained by M.D. O'Callaghan (Race 1)(Intended mount a non runner)

315A Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn

The Stewards fined Emmet Mullins, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Lady Sierra (GB), in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Lady Sierra (GB) in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90.

315B Christmas Party Raceday At Naas H'cap

The Stewards fined Kieran P. Cotter, trainer, €65 for failing to fit blinkers to Fridtjof Nansen (GB), prior to entering the parade ring.

N.G. McCullagh, rider of Face Off (CAN) trained by Charles O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was trying to duck under the stalls when they opened which caused her to lose any competitive chance.

315C Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Mr. W. Fleming, that B.M. Coen, rider of Moll, presented himself at scales at 2lbs overweight when weighing out having failed to apply Rule 195(i) at the time of declaration. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned who stated that he was satisfied that he would weigh out correctly as the weight was regularly achieved by him but today he was unable to shed any weight prior to racing. He added that he was satisfied that he did not require the facility allowed under Rule 195 (i) to declare a probable 2lbs overweight. Evidence was also heard from M.A. Cahill, trainer of Moll. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that B.M. Coen was in breach of Rule 195 (i) and Rule 198 (vii)(a). Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards fined B.M. Coen €150 for a first offence. Furthermore the Stewards allowed B.M. Coen to ride Moll following the request of the trainer.

315D Membership At Naas Nursery

The Stewards fined J.A.Stack, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Too Soon To Panic, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Too Soon To Panic in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90.

315E Naas Nursery Of Champions H'cap

J.C.Hayden, trainer of Gee Rex, reported to the Office of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board on Tuesday 5th November that his chrage was struck into from behind during this race.

315F Local Bookmakers November H'cap

The Stewards interviewed S.P. Davis, rider of Jukebox Jive (FR), 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 S.P. Davis was in breach of R10(3)(g) by using his whip with excessive frequency. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards suspended S.P. Davis for 3 racedays.

315G P & T Stapleton Ltd M'dn

The Stewards fined B.A.Murphy, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Nanning City, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Nanning City in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90.

The Stewards fined B.A.Murphy, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Will She Pass, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Will She Pass in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Ms. Mary Cosgrave (Chairman),

Mr. Philip Caffrey,

Mr. Noel McCaffrey,

Mr. Raymond McSharry,

Mr. P.D. Matthews.

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

Races 2,3,4,5 & 6; +2 minutes

Race 7; +3 minutes



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


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