Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Punchestown 16th May 2018

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

Mr. D.J. McConville replaced Mr N. McParlan on Arizengo (GB), trained by H. Smyth (Race 7)(Unwell)

113A Kildare Hunt Club M'dn H'dle

D.J. Mullins, rider of Come To Me (FR) trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount met with with interference.

C.A. Landers, rider of Halsafari trained by Michael J. Bowe, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount jumped green.

R.A. Doyle, rider of Mac's Nephew trained by Conor O'Dwyer, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount burst a blood vessel.

A. McCurtin, rider of Earl Of Bunnacurry trained by Eoin Gerard Barry, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount raced keen.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Mac's Nephew, trained by Conor O'Dwyer, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be have had blood on the nose as a result of exercise induced pulmonary haemorrhage.

113B Punchestown For Events (M) M'dn H'dle

Rachael Blackmore, rider of Impulsive Leader trained by John Joseph Hanlon, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her saddle slipped in running.

113C Punchestown.com H'cap H'dle

The Stewards fined Robert Tyner, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Dukes Avenue, 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.

Owing to the low lying sun, the Stewards granted permission for the omission of hurdle numbers 2 and 3 in this race.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Milestone Prince trained by Michael McCullagh was distressed post race.

113D Panoramic Restaurant H'cap S'chase

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

113E La Touche Restaurant Novice S'chase

The Stewards interviewed D.J. Mullins, rider of Robin Des Foret, 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 D.J. Mullins was in breach of Regulation 10.4 in that he used his whip without giving his mount time to respond. Having considered his previous record in this regard, the Stewards suspended D.J. Mullins for 2 racedays.

113F Irish Stallion Farms EBF H'cap S'chase

The Stewards fined Peter Maher, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Tom Horn, 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.

M.P. Walsh, rider of Artic Pearl (GB) trained by Martin Brassil, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount pulled up having found the ground too quick.

113G Punchestown Event Centre INH Flat Race

The Stewards fined Jonathan Sweeney, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Caracara Mail (FR), 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.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. P. Caffrey (Chairman),
Mrs. J. O. Onions,
Mr. N. McCaffrey,
Mr. R. Hall,
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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