Punchestown 11th December 2016

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339A Ladies Free Admission Rated Novice H'dle

B.J. Cooper, rider of Lion In His Heart trained by Henry de Bromhead, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran out after jumping the first hurdle down the back straight.

339B Buy Your Annual Membership M'dn H'dle

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Cagliostro (FR) trained by Colin Bowe was found to have burst blood vessels post race.

C. Brassil, rider of Kilfenora, trained by Edward P.Harty, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount jumped slowly early on, gave a good blow and will improve for a step up in trip.

339C Follow On Facebook And Twitter Hcap Hdle

D.E. Splaine, rider of Ballyadam Brook, trained by Terence O'Brien, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount gurgled from half way.

D.N. Russell, rider of Toon River, trained by Miss Mary Louise Hallahan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount jumped poorly throughout.

The Stewards received a report from Turf Club Starter, J.R. Banahan, that B. Browne, rider of Luckyinmilan put his horse into a canter before the race had started contrary to his instructions. Evidence was heard from the starter and rider concerned. Having viewed the recording of the incident and considered the evidence, the Stewards found B. Browne in breach of Rule 208 (iii) (b) by putting his horse into a canter with a view to taking an advantage before the race had started and suspended him for one race day.

Liam P Cusack, trainer of Lasoscar, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his charge made a respiratory noise in-running.

339D John Durkan Memorial Punchestown S'chase

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Black Hercules, trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

339E Alan Lillingston Memorial Beginners S'ch

D.J. Mullins, rider of Double Island trained by Henry de Bromhead, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount jumped right throughout.



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