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Naas 13th April 2019

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

K.J. Manning replaced R.P. Cleary on Tham Luang, trained by Brendan W.Duke (Race 3)(Stewards permission)

070B Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction M'dn

Under the provisions of Rule 90, the Stewards allowed Real Force (GB), trained by Gerard O'Leary, to run on receipt of the trainer's written assurance that the error identified in the certification of vaccinations would be corrected in accordance with Rule 91 within the timeframe specified.

070E Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn

R.P. Whelan, rider of Grufalo trained by M.Halford, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost its action.

070F Royal Ascot Trials Day 19th May H'cap

The Stewards enquired into possible interference approximately 150 yards from the finish involving Verhoyen (GB), ridden by B.M. Coen, placed third, Clifftop Dancer, ridden by M.A. Gallagher, placed second and Cruella Dovil, ridden by N.G. McCullagh, placed fourth, where it appeared interference may have occurred. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned in the presence of A. Coonan, who accompanied B.M. Coen at this enquiry. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards made no alteration to the Judge's placings and took no further action.

D.M. Simmonson, rider of Descendant (GB) trained by Miss Katy Brown, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled.


The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:
Mr. N.B. Wachman (Chairman),
Mr. Peter N. Reynolds,
Mr. Stephen Collins,
Mr. John Tyrrell,
Mr. P.D. Matthews.

Owing to a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted the following race delays;
Race 1 + 2 minutes,
Race 2 + 2 minutes,
Race 3 + 1 minute,
Race 4 + 2 minutes,
Race 5 + 2 minutes,
Race 6 + 3 minutes,
Race 7 + 1 minutes.

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

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