Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Tipperary 3rd October 2020

The Stewards fined the following trainers in respect of their non-runners:-

A.P.O'Brien, trainer of Vatican City (Off feed) - €200
Joseph Patrick O'Brien, trainer of Wilds Dreams (ARG) (Off feed) - €200

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

S. Foley rode Tribal Path (reserve), trained by Damian Joseph English (Race 6).

276A Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn

D.P. McDonogh, rider of Eternal Presence trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was slowly away.

276B TipperaryRaces.ie H'cap

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

276C Coolmore Churchill Stakes

W.J. Lee, rider of Lifetime Legend trained by A. Oliver, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was very difficult to keep straight.

The Stewards requested a report from John Joseph Murphy, trainer, as to the apparent improvement in form of Sweet Gardenia (GB), placed first, as compared with its most recent run. George Murphy, authorised representative for the trainer stated that his charge found the ground at Leopardstown on the 12th of September much too quick for her and she did not let herself down on it. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the explanation given.

276D Coolmore U S Navy Flag Concorde Stakes

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

276E Thank You To All The Frontline H'cap

O.J. Orr, rider of Soaring Monarch trained by Peter Fahey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount met trouble in running in the straight.

R.P. Cleary, rider of Kodiac Prince trained by Thomas Cleary, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung briefly in the straight.

C.D. Hayes, rider of Blyton (GB) trained by Luke Comer, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got tight for room in the straight.

The Stewards reviewed an incident in the home straight where it appeared that Blyton, ridden by C. D. Hayes, appeared to check. Having viewed the recording and considered the matter the Stewards were satisfied that no further action was warranted.

276F1 Junction H'cap

The Stewards informed Michael Mulvany, trainer, that Red Heel, would have to be recertified before being declared to run from stalls again.

The Stewards enquired into the circumstances surrounding the delay to the start of this race and why Papal Parade was led to the start without the permission of the Stewards. Evidence was heard from Mr. D. Cullen, Starter, Ms. Tracey O'Meara, Clerk of the course, P. F. O'Donnell, Trainer, and T. E. Whelan, Rider. Having considered all the evidence, the Stewards accepted the explanations given but they advised P. F. O'Donnell to seek permission to go early if needed in the future.

T.E. Whelan, rider of Papal Parade trained by P.F.O'Donnell, reported to the Clerk of Scales that he had no option but to lead his mount to the start.

276F2 Junction H'cap

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Angel's Trumpet, trained by W. McCreery, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

L.T. McAteer, rider of Approachcautiously trained by Seamus G. O'Donnell, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly.

G.M. Ryan, rider of Is That Love trained by Adrian McGuinness, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount went left at the furlong pole.

The Stewards requested a report from Eoin Doyle, trainer, as to the apparent improvement in form of Bardo Contiguo, placed first, as compared with its most recent run. Michael Moran, authorised representative for the trainer stated that his charge got a bad bump at Listowel on the 24th of September and did not travel thereafter and was eased. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the explanation given.

276G Ballykisteen M'dn

D. McMonagle, rider of Daarem trained by Denis Gerard Hogan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was green throughout.

James J. Doyle, rider of Hilltop's Dream trained by Denis Gerard Hogan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stood in the stalls and jumped slowly.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:

Mr. John Powell (Chairman),

Ms. Jill Farrell,

Mr. Donal H. Gavin,

Mr. H. T. Hynes.



Disclaimer: Please note this information is provisional and is subject to amendment until published in the Irish Racing Calendar.


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