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Mr. T. Lombard - “Ontrack” Prohibited Substance

Mr. T. Lombard  -  “Ontrack” Prohibited Substance

Duhallow (F) Kanturk Point to Point, 17th March, 2009.

The Referrals Committee, Mr. Peter N. Reynolds (in the Chair), Mr. John G. Moloney and Mr. B.J. Fitzsimmons, met in the Stewards Room at Punchestown Racecourse, Punchestown, Naas, Co. Kildare, on Tuesday 28th April, 2009, to consider a report from BHP Laboratories in Limerick that the biological fluid sample taken from “Ontrack” following its win in the Maiden Race for five year old Geldings (Division Two) at Duhallow (F) Kanturk Point to Point meeting on 17th March, 2009, was found to contain Phenylbutazone and Oxyphenbutazone which under Rule 20 (v) are Prohibited Substances. 

Evidence was heard from Mr. T. Lombard, Handler, and Mr. Andrew Tyrrell, Turf Club Veterinary Officer.  Having considered the evidence the Committee fined Mr. T. Lombard €130 and disqualified “Ontrack” from first place and ordered the record be amended to read as follows:-

First:  Moscow Assassin
Second: Spread The News
Third:  Society’s Best

The case was presented to the Committee by Mr. Denis Egan, Chief Executive of the Turf Club.


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