Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 14th February 2014

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

Eugene M. O'Sullivan, trainer of Sopotsomespot off feed - €200.

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

T P Madden replaced R. Dawson on Carvelas, trained by Michael Butler (Race 6)(Transport difficulties).

029B Dundalk Driving Tourism Rated Race

The Stewards interviewed C.P. Hoban, rider of Above The Law, concerning the fact that he appeared to move across before reaching the marker poles. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered evidence from the rider, the Stewards found C.P. Hoban in breach of Rule 211 (a) by failing to keep straight until passing the marker poles and having considered his record in this regard and suspended him for one race day.

The Stewards interviewed C.D. Hayes, rider of The Firm, concerning the fact that he appeared to move across before reaching the marker poles. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered evidence from the rider, the Stewards found C D Hayes to be in breach of Rule 211 (a) by failing to keep straight until passing the marker poles and having considered his record, they severely cautioned him regarding his future behaviour in this regard.

029F Chinese New Year Celebrations App. H'cap

The Stewards informed A.L.T.Moore, trainer that Positive Vibes (GB), would have to be recertified before being declared to run from stalls again.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Hareth, trained by C.F. Swan, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Pivot Bridge (GB), at the request of trainer, Adrian McGuinness, and reported the animal clinically abmormal post race.



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