Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Wexford 8th September 2018

253A Adare Manor Opportunity M'dn H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Hammerstein (GB), trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be have blood at the nose following exercised induced pulmonary haemorrhage.

C. Brassil, rider of Hammerstein (GB) trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount burst a blood vessel.

E.M. Roche, rider of Shamad, trained by Peter Fahey, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ducked left and ran through the wing unseating him for no apparent reason.

B. Browne, rider of Ostaiocht, trained by Brendan W.Duke, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was reluctant at the first hurdle, jumped deliberate and unseated him thereafter.

253B Garry Flood Landscaping H'cap H'dle

C.D. Maxwell, rider of Jamies Sister trained by P.J. Rothwell, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped quickly.

C.J. Maher, rider of Realta Dawn, trained by Peter Fahey, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his saddle slipped.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Show And Go, trained by Henry de Bromhead, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

D.P. Holden, rider of Show And Go, trained by Henry de Bromhead, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never travelled.

253C1 Menapia Motors Renault Opp H'cap H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Cailean's Angel trained by Eamonn Francis Gallagher was found to have blood at the nose following exercised induced pulmonary haemorrhage.

D.J. McInerney, rider of Cailean's Angel trained by Eamonn Francis Gallagher, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount burst a blood vessel.

Under the provisions of Rule 90 (iv), the Stewards allowed Realta Rathcabhain, trained by Desmond McDonogh, to run on receipt of the trainer's written assurance that the horse was correctly vaccinated in accordance with Rule 91.

253C2 Menapia Motors Renault Opp H'cap H'dle

The Stewards interviewed S.A. Shorthall, rider of Whoyakodding (GB), concerning his use of the whip in 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 S.A. Shorthall 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 him for 2 racedays.

253D M2 Construction (Mares) M'dn H'dle

Ms K. Ferris, rider of Derecho Storm trained by Eoin Gerard Barry, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her mount hit the third last with a circuit to go and as a result never travelled thereafter.

253G Dan Byrne Memorial H'cap S'chase

C.D. Maxwell, rider of Shanklys Dawn trained by P.J. Rothwell, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung right and jumped right.

Mr D.T. McGrath, rider of October Revolution trained by David J. McGrath, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled and hung left.

The Stewards interviewed N.M. Kelly, rider of Sweet Destination, 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 N.M. Kelly was in breach of Regulation 10.3(f) in that he had used his whip with excessive frequency and force. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards suspended him for 2 racedays.

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. P. Denis Hickey,
Ms. Denise Brophy,
Mr. Patrick Coveney,
Mr. L. Walsh.



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


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