Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Roscommon 8th August 2017

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

Conor Heavey rode Annie Apple, trained by D.Broad (Race 4)(Stewards permission- unable to get rider at declaration)

210A Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med Auc (F) Mdn

The Stewards interviewed L.F. Roche, rider of Afillyation (GB), concerning his use of the whip in 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 the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(g), in that he used the whip with his arm above shoulder height and having considered his clean record, cautioned him concerning his future responsibilities in this regard.

210B J.F. Hanley Nursery H'cap

The Stewards interviewed C. O'Donoghue, rider of Ballot Box (GB), concerning his use of the whip in 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 the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(f), in that he used the whip with excessive frequency and having considered his clean record, cautioned him concerning his future responsibilities in this regard. Capt.S.H.Walford, Acting Steward, absented himself from this enquiry. .

The Stewards informed K.J. Condon, trainer that Blood Red Sky, would have to be recertified before being declared to run from stalls again.

210C Paul Byron Shoes Rated Race

The Stewards interviewed S.P. Davis, rider of Perfect Soldier, concerning his use of the whip in 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 the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(f), in that he used the whip with excessive frequency and having considered his record, suspended him for one race day.

210D Michael Holland Tyres H'cap

The Stewards interviewed S.P. Davis, rider of Twist Of Magic, concerning his use of the whip in 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 the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(f), in that he used the whip with excessive frequency and having considered his recent record, suspended him for four race days and instructed him to attend RACE for one day's tuition on the correct use of the whip.

The Stewards interviewed D.P. Linehan, rider of Camiyra, concerning his use of the whip in 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 the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(f), in that he used the whip with excessive frequency and having considered his record, suspended him for three race days.

The Stewards interviewed E.J. McNamara, rider of Texas Katie (GB), concerning his use of the whip in 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 the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(f), in that he used the whip with excessive frequency and having considered his clean record, suspended him for one race day.

S.P. Davis, rider of Twist Of Magic trained by John James Feane, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left in the straight.

210F Class Grass H'cap

C.D. Hayes, rider of End Play trained by Aidan Anthony Howard, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran short of room in the straight.



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