Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Naas 6th January 2019

005A INH Stallion Owners EBF M'dn H'dle

Under the provisions of Rule 90, the Stewards allowed Howaya Aoife, trained by Gerard Keane, to run on receipt of the trainer's written assurance that the error identified in the certification of vaccinations would be corrected in accordance with Rule 91 within the timeframe specified.

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Mr. W. Fleming, regarding the failure of J.S. McGarvey, rider of Whatwasthatabout, placed sixth, to weigh in after this race. Evidence was heard from the rider and official concerned. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards found the rider in breach of Rule 230 (ii) and suspended him for one race day. The Stewards also disqualified Whatwasthatabout from sixth place.
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The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that He's Ok trained by Timothy Doyle was distressed post race.

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

The Stewards enquired into the running and riding of Whatwasthatabout, ridden by J.S. McGarvey, and trained by E. Bolger. Evidence was heard from the rider and trainer's authorised representative, Mr. Frank Berry. J.S. McGarvey, stated that his instructions were to sit around mid division, pop away and ride on from there. In the race, he felt they went a good gallop and he was flat out from the fourth last. At the fourth last he took a blow and in the straight he came home one paced and was not closing on the principals. Mr. Berry, representing the trainer, confirmed the rider's instructions. He was pleased with the run but noted the horse did give a nice blow on unsaddling. He expressed himself satisfied with the ride. The Stewards also received a report from the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer who stated that the horse was clinically abnormal post race. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards noted the explanations offered.

005C Lawlor's of Naas Novice H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Come To Me (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be coughing post race.

P. Townend, rider of Come To Me (FR) trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran disappointingly.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Tornado Flyer, trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal. Samples were taken for analysis.

The Stewards enquired into an incident on the home turn involving Battleoverdoyen, ridden by J.W. Kennedy, and Sams Profile (GB), ridden by B.J. Cooper. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards considered the incident to have been caused by accidental interference and took no further action.

005E Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) Beg. S'ch

D.E. Mullins, rider of Echoes Of Family trained by Edward P.Harty, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran keen throughout.

005G Rushe's Supervalu (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race

L.P. Gilligan, rider of Shadow Board trained by T.F. Shaw, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran green early on.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Ms. Mary Cosgrave (Chairperson)
Mr. Philip Caffrey
Mr. Sean Barrett
Mr. Anthony Byrne
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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