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Kilbeggan 13th June 2022

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

A. Ellis replaced C.G. O'Dwyer on Eversosaucy, trained by Conor O'Dwyer (Race 2)(Stood down)
S. O'Callaghan replaced D.P. Maxwell on Mandarin Monarch, trained by Andrew McNamara (Race 3)(Stood down)
C. Brassil replaced C.G. O'Dwyer on Eleazar Des Neiges (FR), trained by Henry de Bromhead (Race 5)(Stood down)

161A (QR) M'dn Hdle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Somme Soldier, trained by P.G. Fahey, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race.

At the request of the Stewards, Mr J.W. Reilly, rider of Alfieri, trained by Ross O'Sullivan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount could not lie up with the early pace, was flat out before passing tired horses after the third last hurdle and stayed on to the finish.

The Stewards interviewed Mr J.J. O'Neill, rider of Dromolought Lad, concerning his use of the whip in the latter stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. In his evidence, Mr J.J. O'Neill admitted that he had exceeded the guidelines for the permitted use of the whip and furthermore that a few hits were in quick succession. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards were of the opinion that Mr J.J. O'Neill was in breach of R10(3)(g) by using his whip with excessive frequency and R10(3)(i) by using his whip without allowing his mount at least three strides to respond. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards suspended Mr J.J. O'Neill for three racedays.

161B Fleadh Cheoil na h√Čireann Opp. Hcap Hdle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Sean Thomas Doyle reported that his charge Out By Eleven was found to have inflammation of the troat on endoscopic examination by the racecourse veterinary surgeon.

P.J. O'Hanlon, rider of Grey Habit trained by R.Donohoe, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount never travelled during this race.

161C Paul & Carmel Fay Memorial H'cap H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined All Those Years (GB), trained by C.Byrnes, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.


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

Mr. Jack Rearden (Chairman),

Mr. Sean Barry,

Mr. Noel McCaffrey,

Mr. Edward Galvin,

Mr. C.J. Sweeney.

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

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