Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Tipperary 11th May 2017

101A Hotel Minella M'dn H'dle

J.S. McGarvey, rider of Euro So Brave, trained by W.J.Austin, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was under pressure in the back straight but stayed on in the straight.

D.J. Mullins, rider of Perfect Leader trained by P. Hogan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left.

101B1 Ryans Cleaning Event Specialists Hcp Hdl

The Stewards enquired into possible interference from the turn into the straight involving Knockraha King, ridden by P. Townend, placed first and Clounts Meadows, ridden by R.A. Doyle, placed second. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that interference had occurred and that the winner had improved his finishing position as a result of this interference. They therefore amended the judge's placings to read :
First: Clouts Meadows
Second: Knockraha King
Third: Broder
Fourth: Tunnel Creek
Fifth: Sir Jack Yeats

D.E. Mullins, rider of The Trigger trained by Ronan M.P. McNally, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount jumped slowly.

P.T. Enright, rider of Delayed Eloquence, trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount accidentally clipped heels and fell.

101B2 Ryans Cleaning Event Specialists Hcp Hdl

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Molten Gold (GB), at the request of trainer, Sean Aherne, and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Diggin Deep, at the request of trainer, Michael McCullagh, and reported the animal to be post race normal.

101D Kedrah House Stud 'Well Chosen' Beg S'ch

B.J. Cooper, rider of Crest (GB) trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a number of mistakes and was pulled up.

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Ms. Avena O'Keeffe, that B.T. O'Connell, rider of First Crusade, weighed in 1.2lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards found the rider to be in breach of Rule 231 and having considered his clean record, cautioned him concerning his future responsibilities in this regard.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Crest (GB), trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

101E Glenview & Rathbarry Stud Nov.Hunter Sch

Mr B.O. Walsh, rider of Ar Fheabhas Ar Fad trained by P.G. Coffey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled.

101F p2p.ie (Mares) Pt-To-Pt INH Flat Race

The Stewards interviewed Mr. F. O'Connor, rider of Aunty Kitty, 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(b), in that he used the whip unnecessarily when out of contention and having considered his clean record, cautioned him concerning his future responsibilities in this regard.

The Stewards fined James G.Sheehan, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Shazzamataz, 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.

James G.Sheehan, trainer of Shazzamataz, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his charge scoped bad post race



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