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Bellewstown 24th August 2016

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

J.A. Heffernan rode Madam Bounska (reserve) , trained by Mrs Denise Foster (Race 1)

235B Awards And Gifts Claiming M'dn

The Stewards fined John C. McConnell, trainer, €130, for failing to inform the Registry office, in accordance with Rule 148(vi), that Arrendale King had been gelded.

M.C. Hussey, rider of Arrendale King, trained by John C. McConnell, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount bolted on the way to the start.

235C Eva-Tec Ltd H'cap

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the final 100 yards involving Serefeli, ridden by S.B. Kelly, placed fifth, Specific Gravity (FR), ridden by D.W. O'Connor, placed fourth and Double Fast, ridden by R.D. Dolan, unplaced, where it appeared Double Fast and Specific Gravity suffered interference. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion S.B. Kelly was in breach of Rule 214 in that he had ridden carelessly, and having taken his record into account, they suspended him for 1 raceday.

R. Coakley, rider of Rose Angel trained by Peter Casey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount broke away slowly from stalls.

235D Collierstown M'dn

T.P. Madden, rider of Accalia trained by J.C. Hayden, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount jumped the road crossing in the closing stages of this race.

235G Lougher Stables H'cap

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Camlann, trained by John Joseph Hanlon, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race. The trainer subsequently reported that his charge was scoped and found to be normal.

235H Holcroft Motors Peugeot Hill Sprint Hcap

W.M. Lordan, rider of Jesse Tree, trained by Mrs Denise Foster, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount got unbalanced at the top of the hill during this race.

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

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