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Killarney 15th July 2018

185C Killarney Avenue/Munster Joinery H'cap

M.Halford, trainer of Katiymann, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his charge was found to have a mild colic post race.

185D Ir.Stallion Farms EBF Cairn Rouge Stakes

S. Foley, rider of Petticoat (GB) trained by M.Halford, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got upset in stalls.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Petticoat (GB), trained by M.Halford, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have lost a left hind shoe but was otherwise post race normal.

185F Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med Auct M'dn

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Mr. P.L. Malone, that L.T. McAteer, rider of Singing'n'dancing, had weighed in at 1.2lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned who stated that he was riding at his minimum weight and had a drink after weighing out which contributed to the increase in weight. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that L.T. McAteer was in breach of Rule 231. Having taken his good previous record into consideration, the Stewards cautioned L.T. McAteer. Mr. Hugh Williams, Acting Steward, did not attend this enquiry.

185G Irish Stallion Farms EBF (Fillies) H'cap

The Stewards interviewed D.E. Hogan, rider of Nanabad, 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 D.E. Hogan was in breach of R10(3)(f) by using his whip with excessive frequency. Having taken his previous record into consideration, the Stewards suspended D.E. Hogan for 1 raceday. Mr. Hugh Williams, Acting Steward, did not attend this enquiry.


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

Mr. Justice Tony Hunt (Chairman),
Ms. Valerie Cooper,
Ms. Jill Farrell,
Mr. Hugh Williams,
Mr. P.D. Matthews.

Owing to requests from S.I.S, the Stewards granted permission for the following race delays;

Race 4; +2 minutes
Race 6; +2 minutes

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

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