Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Wexford 5th April 2019

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

John G. Carr, trainer of Thekingofconnemara (late withdrawal) - €200

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

D. Meyler rode Kos (POL) (reserve), trained by Alan Fleming (Race 2).
D.F. O'Regan replaced K.M. Donoghue on Mill Quest, trained by Gordon Elliott (Race 7)(unwell).

063A Welcome To Wexford Rated Novice H'dle

The Stewards fined V. T. O'Brien, trainer, €65 for failing to fit the declared head gear to Oh'herewego, prior to entering the parade ring.

D.F. O'Regan, rider of Qui Bono trained by Brendan W.Duke, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost its action and was pulled up.

J.B. Kane, rider of Aasleagh Dawn, trained by Gavin Cromwell, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran tight for room and clipped a heel on the bend past the stands with a circuit to go.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Halsafari, trained by Michael J. Bowe, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Stewards enquired into an incident rounding the final bend, involving Denham Hana (FR), ridden by B.J. Cooper, placed sixth, Pont Aven, ridden by D.E. Mullins, placed first, Aasleagh Dawn, ridden by J.B. Kane, placed third, First Class Return, ridden by D.J. McInerney, placed fifth and Thegoaheadman, ridden by C.J. Orr, placed second, where it appeared interference had occurred. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards took no further action other than to advise C.J. Orr to ride with more care in future.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Oh'herewego trained by V. T. O'Brien was found to have blood at the nose following exercised induced pulmonary haemorrhage.

063B(i) Springtime In Wexford M'dn H'dle (Division One)

The Stewards fined Eamon Courtney, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Our Dark Horse, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Our Dark Horse in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Effernock Fizz trained by Miss Katy Brown was found to have lost the right fore shoe in running.

063C Racing TV #12 Tomorrow Only H'cap H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Eamon High, trained by Henry de Bromhead, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have a skin scrape on the right hind cannon and to be lame post race.

D.E. Mullins, rider of Epswell (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount pulled up lame.

063D Slaney Estuary H'cap H'dle

The Stewards ordered the withdrawal of Soul Season, trained by Thomas James for failing to lodge the passport in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90(i).

063F Boolavogue Novice H'cap S'chase

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined The Jam Man, trained by Ronan M.P. McNally, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

063G Irish Stall. Farms EBF (M) INH Flat Race

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Drury, trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Mr. Michael C. Hickey (Chairman),
Mr. Rupert Macauley,
Ms. Faith Morris,
Mr. Patrick Coveney,
Mr. P.D. Matthews.

Owing to a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted the following race delays;

Race 2 + 2minutes;
Race 3 + 2minutes.



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


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