Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Punchestown 28th April 2018

The Stewards fined the following trainer in respect of their non-runner:-

Gordon Elliott, trainer of Veneer Of Charm (off feed) - €200

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

Rachael Blackmore replaced N.D. Fehily on Let's Dance (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 3)(injured).
Rachael Blackmore replaced N.D. Fehily on Saglawy (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 4)(injured)
R.M. Power replaced N.D. Fehily on Fletchers Flyer, trained by Harry Fry (in GB) (Race 5)(injured).
R. Loughran replaced B. Hayes on Abbyssial, trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 6)(injured).
Rachael Blackmore replaced N.D. Fehily on Meri Devie (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 6)(injured)
M.A. Enright replaced Ms K. Walsh on Bargy Lady, trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 6)(retired)
Mr. D.G. Lavery replaced Ms K. Walsh on Born To Be Wild, trained by Peter Fahey (Race 7)(retired).
Ms. L.O'Neill replaced Ms N. Carberry on Multifactorial, trained by Gordon Elliott (Race 7)(retired)
Mr. Romain Boisnard replaced Ms L. O'Neill on Major Mitchell, trained by Gordon Elliott (Race 7)(stewards permission)

090A Dooley Insurances Cross Country S'chase

D.E. Mullins, rider of The Crafty Butcher trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount pulled up lame.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined The Crafty Butcher, trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported that the animal was struck into on the right fore.

090B BoyleSports H'cap S'chase

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

090E Palmerstown House Pat Taaffe Hcap Schase

The Stewards requested a report from Henry de Bromhead, trainer, as to the apparent improvement in form of Heron Heights, placed first, as compared with its recent form. The trainer reported that his charge had disappointed of late and felt a combination of a liking for the track having shown good form here in the past and a very strong ride in what he felt was a lesser race, may have brought about the apparent improvement in form. Having considered the report, the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

J.W. Kennedy, rider of Sutton Manor trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled and was pulled up thereafter.

090G PDM (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Born To Be Wild, trained by Peter Fahey, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have blood at the nose following exercised induced pulmonary haemorrhage .

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:
Justice Leonie Reynolds (Chairman),
Justice Tony Hunt,
Mr. R. Ryan,
Mr. D. Gavin,
Mr. M.F. O'Donoghue.



Disclaimer: Please note this information is provisional and is subject to amendment until published in the Irish Racing Calendar.


Copyright © 2018, I.H.R.B, All Rights Reserved.