Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Navan 10th November 2013

The Stewards fined the following trainer in respect of their non-runner:-

Gordon Elliott, trainer of Peddlars Daughter Change in Going - €200

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

DN Russell replaced B.J. Cooper on Dedigout, trained by A.J.Martin (Race 3)(Stewards Permission - original mount a non runner)

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The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Jetson, trained by Mrs John Harrington, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be Post Race Normal.

The Stewards interviewed C.A. Murphy, trainer of Marlbrook, regarding the late withdrawal of his charge from this race, due to Change in Going.
Evidence was heard from the trainer concerned.
Having considered the evidence, the Stewards felt the lateness of the withdrawal was unacceptable and after taking his good record in this regard into account, they fined him €200.

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The Stewards requested a report from P.J. Rothwell, trainer as to the apparent improvement in form of Pint Of Porter, placed first, as compared with its recent form. Mr Rothwell reported that they had been riding the horse by dropping him in and the rider the last day advised him to change tactics because he raced idly and jumped poorly when he was dropped in. Today, a change in tactics where he was ridden prominently, and a better round of jumping may have brought about any apparent improvement in form. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the explanations offered.

The Stewards interviewed John Winston, rider of Crowded Room 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 John Winston was in breach of Regulation 10 3 (b) in that he had used his whip when his chance of being placed had clearly gone and having taken his good record into account, they cautioned him.

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The Stewards fined Liam Roche, trainer, €130 for lodging a passport in respect of Reward Of Faith, 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.

J.P. Holly, rider of Coole Avenue trained by Thomas Cooper, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount jumped slowly throughout and made mistakes early.



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