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Listowel 12th September 2017

The Stewards fined the following trainer in respect of their non-runner:-

Denis Gerard Hogan, trainer of Inis Meain (USA) (Declared in Error) - €200

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

Mr. D. O'Connor replaced Mr B. O'Neill on Stacey's Pride, trained by C.Byrnes (Race 7)(Stewards' Permission)
C.D. Hayes rode Botanical Lady (reserve) , trained by H. Rogers (Race 2)

254E John F. McGuire Beginners S'chase

B.J. Foley, rider of Linkup trained by Stephen Kelly, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount didn't handle the ground.

254F Liam Healy Memorial Lartigue H'dle(Hcap)

The Stewards received a report from Mr. P.L. Malone , Turf Club Clerk of the Scales, regarding the fact that D.J. McInerney , rider of Prospectus (GB) , weighed in at 1.5 lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned, who stated that he had taken a drink of water after weighing out which may have accounted for the overweight. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that D.J. McInerney was in breach of Rule 231 and they therefore cautioned him regarding his responsibilities in this regard.

254G Kerry Petroleum INH Flat Race

The Stewards interviewed Mr R.W. Barron, rider of Hussle Up, 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 Mr R.W. Barron in breach of Regulation 10 3. (g) (arm above shoulder height) and having taken his clean record into account the Stewards cautioned the rider.


Due to the ground conditions in the vicinity of the seven furlong start, the Stewards gave permission for race one and two to be started by flag rather than by starting stalls.

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