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Laytown 6th September 2018

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

D.W. O'Connor rode Steelriver (reserve), trained by J.F. Levins (Race 2).

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The Stewards interviewed I.J. McCarthy, rider of Split The Atom, concerning his use of the whip in this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. At this point, the Stewards were unable to proceed any further with this enquiry owing to internet difficulties and therefore referred the matter to the Referrals Committee for conclusion.

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S. Foley, rider of Prosecution (GB) trained by J.P. Murtagh, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was feeling the racing surface inside the last furlong.


The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:
Mr. C.P. Magnier (Chairman),
Ms. Mary Cosgrave,
Mr. J.R. Craigie,
Mr. Hugh Ferguson,
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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