Cork 22nd May 2019

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

J.F. Levins, trainer of High Glory (FR) (Off feed) - €200

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

D. E. Sheehy replaced A.M. Leeper on Appian Way (FR), trained by Charles O'Brien (Race 4)(Injured)

119A Matchbook Irish EBF M'dn

W.M. Lordan, rider of South Saqqara (USA) trained by A.P.O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stumbled on leaving the starting stalls.

At the request of the Stewards, K.J. Leonard, rider of Impossiblecometrue, trained by B.A.Murphy, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount jumped slowly from stalls.

119B Matchbook Low Commission Ex. Rated Race

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Chicago May, trained by G.M.Lyons, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

At the request of the Stewards, C.T. Keane, rider of Chicago May, trained by G.M.Lyons, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount got upset in stalls.

119C Matchbook Straight Seven M'dn

At the request of the Stewards, O.J. Orr, rider of Azwah (GB), trained by D. K. Weld, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount got upset prior to running and never travelled during the race.

119D Buy Online @ corkracecourse.ie M'dn

At the request of the Stewards, K.J. Leonard, rider of Cafe Con Leche, trained by Denis Gerard Hogan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran green throughout this race.

119E Summer BBQ July 12th Apprentice H'cap

The Stewards fined John James Feane, trainer, €65 for failing to fit cheek pieces to Bellepower, prior to entering the parade ring.

S.M. Crosse, rider of Esprit De Lumiere trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was awkward away from stalls and never travelled thereafter.

A.C. Persse, rider of Light Breeze trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly to the left in the straight.

T.P. Madden, rider of Der Mc trained by P.A.Fahy, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly to the left during this race.

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Ms. Avena O'Keeffe, that J.M. Sheridan, rider of Ellaat (GB), had presented himself at scales to weigh out at 3lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned who stated that he had to carry 2lbs overweight as that was his set minimum riding weight by Rule. This overweight was declared under Rule 198. He added that he had miscalculated the weight in lbs that he had to carry and confirmed that he had successfully weighed out at 120 lbs in recent weeks. His evidence was given in the presence of Ms Meghan Donovan, Authorised representative of Denis Gerard Hogan, trainer of Ellaat (GB). Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that J.M. Sheridan was in breach of Rule 198 (vii) and having taken his previous record into consideration, fined him €150. The Stewards allowed J.M. Sheridan to ride Ellaat (GB) at 3 lbs overweight.

119G Irish Stallion Farms EBF Med Auc (F) Mdn

At the request of the Stewards, J.A. Heffernan, rider of Sandstorm Annie, trained by Shane Nolan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran way too free for most of the race but she was unable to quicken when the chance presented.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:

Ms. Kate Horgan (Chairman),

Mr. John Moloney,

Mr. Gerard Coughlan,

Mr. Oliver Kearney,

Mr. L. Walsh.



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