Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Thurles 21st January 2018

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

Mr. E. Dwan replaced Mr D.P. Murphy on Tj Goodtymes, trained by Timothy Townend (Race 7)(see enquiry)

013A www.thurlesraces.ie M'dn H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Jetez, trained by Mrs John Harrington, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

R.M. Power, rider of Jetez trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled on the ground.

013B W.T. O'Grady Memorial EBF Novice H'dle

D.F. O'Regan, rider of Dom Dolo (FR), trained by Alan Fleming, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never travelled.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Dom Dolo (FR), trained by Alan Fleming, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race mormal.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Articulum, trained by Terence O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

D.J. Mullins, rider of Sympa Des Flos (FR) trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got very tired.

D.E. Splaine, rider of Articulum trained by Terence O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped quickly five out.

013C Matty Ryan Memorial H'cap H'dle

The Stewards requested a report from Adrian Maguire, trainer, as to the apparent improvement in form of Knockraha Pylon, placed first, as compared with its recent form. The trainer reported that a combination of a liking for this track having won here on two previous occasions and the ground, had in his opinion, brought about the apparent improvement in form. Having considered the report, the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

Owing to ground conditions, the Stewards granted permission for the third last hurdle to be omitted in this race.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Rosie Alice, trained by C.Byrnes, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Cubomania, trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

M.A. Enright, rider of Rosie Alice trained by C.Byrnes, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a noise after the second.

013E Coolmore NH Sires EBF(Mares)Novice S'ch

Owing to ground conditions, the Stewards granted permission for the third last fence to be omitted in this race and for the remainder of the card.

013F Exit 6 To Horse & Jockey H'cap S'chase

M.P. Walsh, rider of Vent De La Cote (FR) trained by Martin Brassil, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount burst a blood vessel.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Vent De La Cote (FR), trained by Martin Brassil, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have blood at the nose following exercised induced pulmonary haemorrhage.

013G Arctic Tack Stud Hunters S'chase

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Mr. P.L. Malone, that Mr. D.P. Murphy, rider of Tj Goodtymes, would be carrying 8lbs overweight in addition to the 2lbs overweight which was declared at declaration time. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned, who explained the circumstances surrounding the overweight and apologised for this. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that the rider was in breach of Rule 198(vii) and having considered his record, issued a fine of €150. Furthermore, the Stewards refused to allow the overweight and granted a request for Mr. E. Dwan to replace the nominated rider.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Stewards acted at this meeting;

Mr. Jack Rearden (Chairman),
Mr. John Powell,
Mr. Philip McLernon
Mr. M.F. O'Donoghue.



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