Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Tipperary 2nd October 2016

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

J. S. Bolger, trainer of Stenographer (USA) (off feed) - €200

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

D.J. Mullins replaced J.J. Burke on Voluptueux (FR), trained by Kevin McDonagh (Race 6)(injured)
M.J. Bolger replaced R.M. Power on Sandymount Duke, trained by Mrs John Harrington (Race 7)(injured)

276A Athassel House Stud EBF M'dn

C.D. Hayes, rider of Ontheiflist trained by H.Rogers, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was hampered shortly after leaving the stalls and clipped a heel.

D. O'Brien, rider of Galilean trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was hampered after a 100 yards and clipped a heel.

276B Coolmore Stud Home Of Champ.Concorde Stk

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined The Happy Prince, trained by A.P.O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

D. O'Brien, rider of The Happy Prince, trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount failed to see out the trip on today's testing ground conditions.

276C TheTote.com H'cap

The Stewards enquired into possible interference in the closing stages involving Master Speaker, ridden by C. O'Donoghue, placed second, Downforce, ridden by W.J. Lee, placed first and Mizaah, ridden by C.D. Hayes, placed third, where it appeared Mizaah ran short of room. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards made no alteration to the Judge's placings and took no further action.

276D Istabraq H'dle

The Stewards fined Mrs S.A. Bramall, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Peppino (FR), 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.

A. Ring, rider of Peppino (FR) trained by Mrs S.A. Bramall, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped quickly.

276F Woodlands Hotel Adare H'cap H'dle

The Stewards interviewed J.S. McGarvey, rider of Cradle Mountain, 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 had used his whip with excessive force and frequency. Having taken his previous record in this regard into account, the Stewards suspended him for two racedays.

276G Like-A-Butterfly Novice S'chase

B.J. Cooper, rider of Alpha Des Obeaux (FR) trained by M.F.Morris, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount struggled to stay the pace having made a mistake at the third last, before running on again in the closing stages having got its second wind.



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