Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Navan 17th May 2015

112B Requinto EBF M'dn

The Stewards interviewed Adam J McNamara, rider of Stanley Daley, 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 that the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(g), in that he had used his whip with the arm above shoulder height and having considered his record, cautioned him.

112C navanracecourse.ie H'cap

The Stewards enquired into two incidents of possible interference in the closing stages of this race, the first involving Bubbly Bellini, ridden by D.P. McDonogh, placed third, Hidden Oasis, ridden by W.M. Lordan, unplaced, In Salutem (GB), ridden by W.J. Lee, placed second and Sassaway, ridden by T.P. Madden, unplaced, where it appeared both Hidden Oasis and Sassaway ran short of room. The second incident involved Joe Eile, ridden by C. T. Keane placed first, In Salutem and Bubbly Bellini. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards made no alteration to the Judge's placings and took no further action. Mr Niall Madden, trainer and master of T. P. Madden also attended this enquiry. .

F.M. Berry, rider of Booker (GB) trained by David Wachman, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran short of racing room in the closing stages.

112E Coolmore Vintage Crop Stakes

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Biographer (GB), trained by David Lanigan (in GB), at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

112F Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap

S. Foley, rider of Princess Pearlita trained by M.Halford, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount gurgled in the straight.

The Stewards interviewed R.P. Cleary, rider of Ringside Humour, trained by J. S. Bolger, concerning his riding in the latter stages of this race, where it appeared he stopped riding close to the line possibly causing him to loose out on third place. Evidence was heard from the rider who stated that he stopped riding when in third place for fear of clipping the heels of the horse in front of him and possibly causing interference to the horse on his inside. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards accepted the explanation into his riding. As a result of the evidence offered by R. P. Cleary the Stewards were satisfied that the rider was in breach of Rule 213(ii), in that he had failed to report at the scales or to a Stewards Secretary at the earliest opportunity, anything which may have affected the performance of his horse in a race and having considered his record, suspended him for one race day.

112G Pour Moi EBF M'dn

C.D. Hayes, rider of Plain Talking trained by A. Oliver, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount met with interference turning for home.



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