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Dundalk 27th October 2017

The following trainer was fined €200 for the non-notification of a Veterinary Certificate in accordance with the provision of Rule 194(v) (vi):

James G.Sheehan for Da Capo Dandy at Dundalk 27th October 2017.

299A (F) Claiming Race

The Stewards interviewed G.P. Halpin, rider of Midnitemudcrabs, 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 found the rider in breach of Reg. 10 3.(f) by using his whip with excessive frequency and having taken his record into account suspended him for two race days.

299D Crowne Plaza Leading Jockey&Trainer Hcap

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Jock Talk, trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be distressed post race.

299E Irish Stallion Farms EBF Cooley (F) Stks

C.D. Hayes, rider of Aneen trained by Kevin Prendergast, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was bumped on leaving stalls.

299G(i) H'cap (Division One)

C.D. Hayes, rider of Saint Irini trained by E.D. Delany, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped turning in and coughed on pulling up, possibly due to kick back.

299G(ii) H'cap (Division Two)

S. Foley, rider of Appointment Only (GB) trained by John Joseph Murphy, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount didn't get a clear run in the straight.


The following Stewards acted at this meeting:
Mr. L. McFerran (Chairman)
Mr. R. Dore
Mr. E. Galvin
Mr. J. Tyrrell
Mr. P. D. Matthews.

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

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