Dundalk 23rd March 2018


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

M.D. O'Callaghan, trainer of Fastidious (GB) (Off feed) - €200

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

D.P. McDonogh replaced P.J. Smullen on Seanie, trained by David Marnane (Race 1)(Stewards permission)
L.F. Roche replaced P.J. Smullen on Chateau La Fleur, trained by D. K. Weld (Race 7)(Stewards permission)
C.T. Keane replaced P.J. Smullen on Nulife, trained by Denis Gerard Hogan (Race 8)(Stewards permission)

053A Kennedy's Bar & Restaurant Claiming Race

C. O'Donoghue, rider of Wadood trained by David Marnane, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung severely to the left throughout this race.

053F Windsor Bar & Restaurant Apprentice Hcap

D.M. Redmond, rider of Uncle Henry, trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never travelled at any stage during this race.

The Stewards interviewed K.J. Leonard, rider of Carried, concerning his use of the whip in the latter 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 K.J. Leonard was in breach of R10(3)(f) by using his whip with excessive frequency. Having taken his previous record into consideration the Stewards suspended K.J. Leonard for 2 racedays.


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

Mr. P.N. Reynolds (Chairman),

Mr. Justice T. Hunt,

Mr. H. Lappin,

Mr. S. Power,

Mr. P.D. Matthews.

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