Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Punchestown 17th October 2018

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

Noel Meade, trainer of Road To Respect (Ground Conditions) - €200
Noel Meade, trainer of Snow Falcon (Ground Conditions) - €200
Gordon Elliott, trainer of Empire Burleque (Going) - €200
Gordon Elliott, trainer of Empire Burleque (Late withdrawal) - €320
Gordon Elliott, trainer of Abacadabras (FR) (Going) - €200
Gordon Elliott, trainer of Abacadabras (FR) (Late withdrawal) - €320

296A Punchestown Members Club M'dn H'dle

The Stewards enquired into an incident at the final hurdle involving Batts Rock, ridden by D.N. Russell, and Milliner, ridden by Rachael Blackmore, where it appeared Milliner crossed Batts Rock on the approach to the hurdle. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that the incident was caused by accidental interference and took no further action.

C.J. Orr, rider of Baile An Roba trained by Francis Casey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount's saddle slipped and he pulled up.

A.W. Short, rider of Deedee Deecee trained by Miss Katy Brown, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. Philip Caffrey (Chairman)
Mr. J. R. Craigie
Mr. John Moloney
Mr. Jack Rearden
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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