Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Cork 4th August 2015

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

P.D. Deegan, trainer of Three Majors (off feed) - €200

205A Irish Stallion Farms EBF M'dn

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Kalasadi, at the request of trainer, M.Halford, and reported the animal to be lame post race.

205C ITBA For Southern Breeders EBF (F) H'cap

The Stewards interviewed Gary Paul Halpin, rider of Splashtop, concerning his use of the whip in this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards were of the opinion that the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(e), in that he hit the horse other than down the shoulder or on the hind quarter and having considered his record, referred him to RACE for one day's tuition on the correct use of the whip.

The Stewards fined Sabrina J. Harty, €350 for failing to lodge a passport in respect of winning horse Empress Toorah, in accordance with the provisions of Rule 90(vi). Written assurance was given by or on behalf of the Trainer that the Passport would be forwarded to Horse Racing Ireland within the next 3 working days for verification with the markings and microchip number taken by the Turf Club Veterinary Officer.

205F Irish Stallion Farms EBF Give Thanks Stk

W.M. Lordan, rider of Wooden Heart trained by David Wachman, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost her action and was eased.

F.M. Berry, rider of Hot Sauce trained by John Joseph Murphy, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount jumped right leaving the stalls.

205G It Pays To Bet With Tote H'cap

Charles O'Brien, trainer of Russian Roulette, reported to the Office of the Governing Bodies on Wednesday 5th August that his charge lost a shoe in running and was foot sore after the race.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Russian Roulette, trained by Charles O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have lost a right front shoe and was sore post race.

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

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