Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Clonmel 6th March 2014

042A Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn H'dle

R. Walsh, rider of Bless N'ject, trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount felt lifeless throughout.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Bless N'ject, trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

042C Carrick-On-Suir (Mares) H'cap H'dle

D.Deacon, trainer of Tudor Fashion, reported to the Office of the Governing Bodies on Monday 10th March that his charge was scoped post race and was found to have mucas in her lungs.

042D Comeragh H'cap H'dle

The Stewards enquired into the apparent improvement in form of Tooreen, trained by Robert Tyner, placed, first compared with its recent form. Evidence was heard from the trainer concerned who stated that the horse disappointed on her last few runs over two miles, when jumping poorly. He added that today's change in tactics, by racing more prominently seemed to help his charge jump better. He concluded by saying that the step up to three miles also had a positive effect . Evidence was also heard from Mr. Andrew Shaw, Turf Club National Hunt Handicapper. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the explanations offered.

042F Martinstown Opportunity H'cap S'chase

The Stewards enquired into possible interference after the final fence involving Mister First (FR), ridden by B.R. Dalton, placed second and More Madness, ridden by R.P. Treacy, placed first. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards made no alteration to the judge's placings, however they were of the opinion that R.P. Treacy was in breach of Rule 214,having ridden carelessly and having considered his record, suspended him for three race days. Mr. Michael Murphy, Acting Steward absented himself from this enquiry.



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