Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Punchestown 18th February 2020

372A P.P.Hogan Memorial Cross Country S'ch

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Doolough Lad trained by Paul John Gilligan was found to be lame post race and furthermore to have blood at the nose as a result of exercise induced pulmonary haemorrhage.

372C BoyleSports Grand Nat. Trial H'cap S'ch

The Stewards interviewed C.P. McNamara, rider of Ifyoucatchmenow, 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 C.P. McNamara was in breach of R10(3)(g) by using his whip with excessive frequency. Having taken his previous record into consideration and pursuant to R10(6)(a), the Stewards suspended C.P. McNamara for 6 racedays.

372E Black Hills (Mares) M'dn H'dle

At the request of the Stewards, D.N. Russell, rider of Bioverdia, trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was leaning to the right in the closing stages of this race.

372G David Trundley Artist H'cap H'dl

The Stewards interviewed G.P. Brouder, rider of Ice Cool (GB), 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 G.P. Brouder was in breach of R10(3)(g) by using his whip with excessive frequency. Having taken his previous record into consideration and pursuant to R10(6)(a), the Stewards suspended G.P. Brouder for 6 racedays.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Sweet Sting, at the request of trainer, Michael J. Bowe, and reported the animal to be showing signs of being in season post race.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. C.P. Magnier (Chairman),

Mr. N. McCaffrey,

Mrs. J.O. Onions,

Mr. J.R. Craigie,

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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