Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Punchestown 18th November 2017

321A Luna Bar Supporting Cavan GAA 3-Y-O Hdle

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Mr. Hugh Hynes, that A.E. Lynch, rider of Famous Milly, had weighed in at 1.2lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned who stated that his colours and equipment had collected an amount of soil during the race as he had ridden in amongst the other runners. Mr Hynes stated that the other riders had weighed in in accordance with the rules. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that A.E. Lynch was in breach of Rule 231 and suspended him for 1 raceday having taken his previous record into consideration.

321C Frontline Security Grabel (Mares) H'dle

The Stewards fined Alan Fleming, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Mega Mindy (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.

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Mr. Hugh Hynes, that D.J. McInerney, rider of The Kings Baby, had weighed in at 1.1lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned who stated that there was an amount of kickback on his colours when he weighed in. Mr Hynes confirmed the weight shown and added that apart from one rider earlier, all others had weighed in today in compliance with the rule. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that D.J. McInerney was in breach of Rule 231 and suspended him for 1 raceday having taken his previous record into consideration.

321F Ladbrokes Stud & Stable Novice Hcap Hdle

M.P. Walsh, rider of Geneva Barracks, trained by Martin Brassil, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount stumbled independently and dislodged him on the final bend .

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Stewards acted at this meeting;

Mr. P. Caffrey (Chairperson),

Mr. J. Murphy,

Ms. M. Cosgrave,

Capt. S.H. Walford,

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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