Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Punchestown 14th November 2020

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

Padraig Roche, trainer of Castle Oliver (Stone bruise) (late withdrawal) - €200

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

G.P. Brouder rode War Of The Pennys (reserve) , trained by John Joseph Hanlon (Race 7)
K.C. Sexton rode Irish Art (reserve) , trained by Gordon Elliott (Race 6)

335A Bollinger Sponsor Rated Novice H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Pure Genius (FR), trained by T.M. Walsh, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Stewards interviewed D.E. Mullins, rider of Rescue Package (FR), 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 were of the opinion that D.E. Mullins was in breach of R10(3)(e) by using his whip other than down the shoulder or on the hind quarters. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards cautioned D.E. Mullins on this occasion.

335C Roche Group At Vista Beginners S'chase

P.T. Enright, rider of Whatsnotoknow trained by M.F.Morris, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a bad mistake at the fifth last fence.

335D Alanna Homes H'cap S'chase

Rachael Blackmore, rider of Visioman (FR) trained by Henry de Bromhead, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her mount was pulled up having never travelled during the race.

D.J. O'Keeffe, rider of Press Conference trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was pulled up having never travelled during this race.

335E Osprey Hotel 3-Y-O H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Dark Voyager, trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

P. Townend, rider of Dark Voyager trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped very quickly.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. P. Caffrey (Chairman),

Mr. Robert Hall,

Ms. Justice Leonie Reynolds,

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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