Wexford 6th May 2017


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

B.T. O'Connell replaced M.P. Fogarty on Mischief Maisy, trained by Gordon Elliott (Race 1)(Stewards permission)(See enquiry)
C. Brassil replaced R.P. Treacy on Northern Emperor, trained by V. T. O'Brien (Race 3)(Injured)
A. Ring replaced R.P. Treacy on Tough But Honest, trained by E. McNamara (Race 4)(Injured)

097A Monbeg Supp Wexford (Mares) M'dn H'dle

The Stewards received a request from Gordon Elliott, trainer of Mischief Maisy, to substitute the nominated rider M.P. Fogarty, with B.T. O'Connell, due to the unavailability of the rider which had not been established at the time of nomination of riders. Having considered the evidence of Mary Nugent, Authorised representative of Gordon Elliot and also the trainers record in this regard, the Stewards cautioned Gordon Elliot concerning his responsibility to confirm a riders availability before nominating that person to ride. The Stewards allowed the request.

A.W. Short, rider of Julie's Luck trained by Robert Murphy, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung right throughout this race.

P.D. Kennedy, rider of The Girl Drawer trained by Seamus Fahey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was making a respiratory noise before being pulled up in this race.

R. Walsh, rider of White Lilac trained by Henry de Bromhead, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly throughout.

097B Casey Supp Wexford Camogie Rated H'dle

The Stewards received a report from P.F. Graffin, Turf Club Starter, that "Stars Over The Sea (USA)" showed reluctance to line up with the other runners. Dylan Robinson, rider, reported that in his opinion his mount shied away from the loudspeakers near the start.

097C(i) Murphy MSK Supp Wexford Camogie Hcp Hdle (Division One)

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Mustadaam, trained by Miss Ellmarie Holden, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be struck into on his right hind leg otherwise to be post race normal.

097C1 Murphy MSK Supp Wexford Camogie Hcp Hdle

The Stewards requested a report from Paul Power, trainer, as to the apparent improvement in form of Drakaina, placed first, as compared with its recent form. Paul Power reported that his charge was a very small filly who was unable to handle soft to heavy underfoot conditions and had benefitted from today's good ground. He also felt that the lesser standard of contest today was another contributing factor. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the content of the report.

097D Kerins Supp Wexford Camogie H'cap H'dle

R. Walsh, rider of Your Busy trained by J.A. Nash, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was pulled up close to the finish having gone lame.

097G Irish Stall. Farms EBF (M) INH Flat Race

Mr D. Allen, rider of Ellie Jack, trained by Donncha Duggan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount clipped heels when running freely and unseated him with no blame attached to any other rider.


The Stewards received a report from Nathan Keane, Event Parking Ltd, in relation to the abusive behaviour that James Foley, Horse box driver for Henry de Bromhead, had directed towards him when departing from the horse box park beside the stable yard. Evidence was also heard from Kieran O'Connor, Turf Club Security Officer. As James Foley was unavailable to attend this hearing the Stewards referred this matter to the CEO of the Turf Club for further investigation.

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