Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Wexford 10th April 2015

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

Miss E.A.Lawlor rode Artists Daughter (reserve) , trained by N.Stokes (Race 8)
Robbie Colgan replaced R.P. McNamara on Ballyadam Brook, trained by Terence O'Brien (Race 4)(injured)
Robbie Colgan replaced R.P. McNamara on Ballyadam Brook, trained by Terence O'Brien (Race 4)(injured)

070A(i) Cahore Point H'cap H'dle (Division One)

The Stewards requested a report from John Laurence Cullen, trainer as to the apparent improvement in form of Sister Annie, placed first, as compared with its recent form. The trainer reported that his charge disappointed on her last start at Thurles on yielding to soft ground. He added that his charge travelled much better on today's good, good to yielding ground. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Simple Joys (GB), trained by Mrs Denise Foster, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have injured a right hind cannon bone in running.

070A(ii) Cahore Point H'cap H'dle (Division Two)

The Stewards interviewed D.E. Mullins, rider of Moonunderwater, 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 used the whip with excessive frequency and having considered his record, cautioned him concerning his future responsibilities in this regard.

070B Ingard Point M'dn H'dle

A. Ring, rider of Goodluck Noel, trained by R.P.Rath, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never travelled.

S.A. Shortall, rider of Marvellous Moment, trained by J.H. Culloty, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount hung left throughout.

070C Chef Phelim Byrne The Ivy Room Hcap Hdle

D.J. Benson, rider of Pencilhimin, trained by Norman Cassidy, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount burst blood vessels in running.

Sean O. O'Brien, trainer of Cloudy Rock, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his charge sustained a cut to her near hind leg in running.

070D Oysters Point H'cap H'dle

Daniel Miley, trainer of Vino Vino Cavo, reported to the Office of the Governing Bodies on Wednesday 15th April that his charge scoped wrong post race.

070G Irish Stallion Farms EBF(M)INH Flat Race

The Stewards fined Edward Stanners, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Flirtatious Annie, 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.

The Stewards enquired into an incident turning into the straight involving Idee Emery (FR), ridden by Mr D. Roche, Zagress, ridden by Mr M.J. Lynch, and Oakfield Rose, ridden by Mr L.J. McGuinness, where it appeared Zagress clipped a heal and brought down Idee Emery. 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 the incident was accidental and took no further action.



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