Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Navan 23rd October 2019

The Stewards fined the following trainers in respect of their non-runners:-

Garvan Donnelly, trainer of Harry Speed (Change in Going) - €200
Desmond McDonogh, trainer of Theophilus (Declared in Error) - €200

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B.M. Coen, rider of Earls trained by Edward Lynam, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount hung left under pressure.

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The Stewards interviewed S.B. Kelly, rider of Shore Step, 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 found the rider in breach of Reg.10.3.(g)(frequency) and having taken his record into account cautioned him.

The Stewards advised Denis Gerard Hogan, trainer of Amanaat, through his representative that a recurrence of this horse's behaviour (refused to leave the stalls) may render it liable to suspension in future.

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The Stewards interviewed Karen Kenny, rider of Straffan, concerning her 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 found the rider in breach of Reg.10.3.(d)(use of whip after the Winning Post) and 10.3.(g)(frequency) and having taken her record into account suspended her for 1 race day.

Karen Kenny, rider of Straffan trained by Francis Casey, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that her mount got hampered coming out of stalls.

The Stewards interviewed D.P. McDonogh, rider of Face Off (CAN), 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 found the rider in breach of Reg.10.3.(g)(frequency) and having taken his record into account suspended him for 2 race days.

D.P. McDonogh, rider of Face Off (CAN) trained by Charles O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount was hampered coming out of stalls.

S. Foley, rider of Pillar (GB) trained by Adrian McGuinness, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount ducked right coming out of stalls.

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A.J. Slattery, rider of Hectopascal trained by J.A.Stack, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount hung badly right.

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the straight involving Lustown Baba, ridden by N.M. Crosse, Not Now Zeb, ridden by J.M. Sheridan, and Gold Brocade, ridden by W.J. Lee, where it appeared that Gold Brocade stumbled. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards found that the incident was caused by accidental interference and took no further action.

W.J. Lee, rider of Gold Brocade trained by K.J. Condon, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount clipped a heel one and a half furlongs from the finish.

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The Stewards requested a report from D.Buckley, trainer as to the apparent improvement in form of Oneiroi, placed first, as compared with its recent form. The trainer reported that the drop back in trip from 7f to 5f may have accounted for his return to form. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

C.D. Hayes, rider of Starlite Dancer trained by J.A.Stack, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount was hampered on leaving the stalls.

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The Stewards interviewed L.F. Roche, rider of Aurora Eclipse, 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 found the rider in breach of Reg.10.3.(g)(frequency) and having taken his record into account suspended him for six race days.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. Peter Reynolds (Chairman)
Mr. Edward Galvin
Mr. Peter Law
Mr. Henry Lappin
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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