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Galway 23rd October 2021

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

H. Morgan replaced B. Browne on Lady L'lerom, trained by Shane Nolan (Race 6)(unwell).

317B Connolly's RED MILLS EBF Auct. Mdn H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Explosive Boy (FR), trained by A.J.Martin, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race race.

At the request of the Stewards, L.P. Dempsey, rider of Pyramid Hill, trained by Gavin Cromwell, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was unable to quicken and stayed on one paced in the closing stages.

317F Galway H'cap H'dle

Following a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for this race to be delayed by +1 minute

The Stewards interviewed Shane Fenelon, rider of Humps And Bumps, concerning his use of the whip in the closing stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned, who accepted that he was in breach of Regulation 10 and apologised for his actions. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that Shane Fenelon was in breach of Regulation 10.3(g)(frequency) and having considered his record, they suspended him for 4 racedays.


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

Ms. Jill Farrell (Chairman),

Mr. Steve McDonogh,

Mr. Peter M. Allen,

Dr. Colm O'Flaherty,

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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