Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Cork 9th May 2014

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

D. N. Russell rode Leave At Dawn (reserve) , trained by C.Byrnes (Race 1)
J.L. Cullen replaced R.C. Colgan on Croi Crua, trained by V. T. O'Brien (Race 5)(Injury)
D.J. Casey rode Serra Nova (reserve) , trained by Daniel G. Murphy (Race 6)

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M.J. Ferris, rider of Daigreen, trained by G. Webb, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran very free.

D.E. Splaine, rider of Roumanian (FR), trained by Michael J. McDonagh, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was reluctant to jump off.

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A.E. Lynch, rider of Age Of Glory (GB), trained by D.J. Bunyan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never travelled.

D.N. Russell, rider of Moreece, trained by Timothy Doyle, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was never really travelling.

The Stewards informed Paul John Gilligan, trainer of Ainroe, that a repeat of today's poor performance would make the horse liable to suspension.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Age Of Glory (GB) trained by D.J. Bunyan was stiff behind post race.

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D.E. Splaine, rider of Bell's Cross trained by Patrick Breen, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made bad mistakes and never travelled thereafter.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined One Cool Princess, trained by John J. Walsh, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame in front post race.

The Stewards interviewed K.C. Sexton, rider of Golan Native, concerning his use of the whip in the closing stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards found K.C. Sexton in breach of Reg 10 3.(b) by using his whip after his chance of winning or being placed had gone and having taken his record into account the Stewards suspended K.C. Sexton for two race days.

Patrick Breen, trainer of Bell's Cross, reported to the Office of the Governing Bodies that his charge was found to be in season post race.

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The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Suffren (USA), trained by E. J. O'Grady, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.
Samples were taken for analysis.

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J.S. McGarvey, rider of Charles Magnes (FR), trained by Mrs Denise Foster, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran flat.

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The Stewards fined Eugene M. O'Sullivan, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Rockinrolldixie, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards allowed the horse to run on receipt of the trainer's written assurance that the vaccinations were in order.

The Stewards interviewed Mr J.C. Barry, rider of Isaac Bell, concerning his use of the whip in closing stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards found Mr J.C. Barry in breach of Regulation 10 3.(f) by using his whip with excessive frequency and having taken his record into account the Stewards suspended him for two race days.



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