Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Punchestown 29th April 2016

094C Hanlon EBF Glencarraig Lady (M) Hcp S'ch

P. Townend, rider of Solita trained by Paul Nolan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a mistake at the first fence and never jumped thereafter.

094E Tattersalls Ireland Champion Novice Hdle

B.J. Cooper, rider of A Toi Phil (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was lugging to the right when passing the winning post on the first circuit and then hung badly to the left when taking the next bend.

094F Star Best For Racing Coverage Nov. H'dle

The Stewards fined A.J. Martin, trainer, €65 for failing to fit a tongue tie to Fire In His Eyes, prior to entering the parade ring.

The Stewards enquired into the fall of Alamein, ridden by D.J. Mullins on the final bend. D.J. Mullins reported that in his opinion he had racing room but his mount caught the heel of Koshari (Fr), stumbled and unseated him. Having considered the evidence and viewed a recording of that area of the race, the Stewards took no further action.

094G Racing FX INH Flat Race

The Stewards fined David M.O'Brien, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Ned's Island, 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.

Mr J.C. Barry, rider of Amron Prince trained by J.Motherway, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was pulled up having gone lame in running.



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