Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Punchestown 17th November 2019

326A EMS Copiers Risk Of Thunder S'chase

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Vyta Du Roc (FR), trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have blood at his nostrils post race, possibly as a result of exercise induced pulmonary haemorrhage. On further examination this gelding was found to be clinically abnormal.

Mr R.W. Barron, rider of Square Ball trained by E. Bolger, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount burst a blood vessel during this race.

326D Irish Daily Mirror H'cap H'dle

R.M. Power, rider of Light That, trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was pulled up before the first hurdle having sustained a pelvic injury.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Light That, trained by Mrs John Harrington, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame behind post race.

326E Connolly's RED MILLS EBF Auct. M'dn H'dl

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Hereditary Rule, trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race.

Owing to the low lying elevation of the sun, the Stewards granted permission for hurdles # 4 & 5 to be omitted from this race.

P. Townend, rider of Enfant Du Mou (FR) trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a respiratory noise after jumping the second hurdle.

H. Morgan, rider of Rippon Lodge trained by John Patrick Ryan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped quickly going to the third last hurdle.

326F Liam & Valerie Florida Pearl Nov.S'chase

Owing to the low lying elevation of the sun, the Stewards granted permission for fences # 5,6 & 7 to be omitted from this race

P. Townend, rider of Sayo (GB) trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount did not jump well during this race.

326G Ryans Cleaning H'cap S'chase

Owing to the low lying elevation of the sun, the Stewards granted permission for fences # 5,6 & 7 to be omitted from this race

The Stewards requested a report into the fall of Roxboro Road, ridden by L.P. Dempsey on the second last bend. L.P. Dempsey while detained in the Medical Centre, reported to a Stewards Secretary that everything happened very fast but he had a feeling that he may have clipped a heel but did not blame any other rider for the fall. C.P. McNamara, rider of Gwencily Berbas (FR) and C.D. Timmons, rider of Fruits Of Glory, both reported that everything happened so fast and their mounts were unavoidably brought down. Having considered the reports and viewed a recording of the race, the Stewards considered the falls to be accidental and did not take any further action

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. John Weld (Chairman),

Mr. Justice Tony Hunt,

Mr. J. Moloney,

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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