Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Tramore 18th August 2018

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

N Dooly, trainer of Coolfighter (GER) (Off Feed) - €200

228A Ashtown House Stud Irish EBF (F) M'dn

B.M. Coen, rider of Sarah Kate trained by Miss Hilary McLoughlin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly and never travelled.

228D Strand Inn H'cap

W.J. Lee, rider of Cavelli trained by Noel Henley, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount finished distressed.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Dixie Highway, trained by Patrick J.Flynn, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be clinically abnormal post race.

The Stewards interviewed D.P. Linehan, rider of Creative Talent, concerning his use of the whip in the closing stages of 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 frequency. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards suspended D.P. Linehan for 1 raceday.

228G Morris Builders DIY H'cap

D.E. Mullins, rider of Hey Little Boy (GER) trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled.

The Stewards enquired into an incident shortly after jumping off involving Hey Little Boy (GER), ridden by D.E. Mullins, Micras (GB), ridden by K.J. Leonard and Jake Peter, ridden by G.P. Halpin. 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 K.J. Leonard was in breach of Rule 214 in that he had ridden carelessly and having considered his excellent record, the Stewards severely cautioned him.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. Emmet Halley (Chairman),
Mr. Patrick Coveney,
Mr. Michael Murphy,
Mr. James Kennedy,
Mr. L. Walsh.

Owning to a request from Broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for the following race delays.

Race 1: +1 minute
Race 2: +2 minutes












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


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