Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Dundalk 16th March 2017

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

S.P.Bird rode Headlong (reserve) , trained by J.Larkin (Race 3)

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M.C. Hussey, rider of Talented Kid (GB), trained by Miss Evanna McCutcheon, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that he was forced to check his mount in the home straight having met with unintentional interference.

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The Stewards enquired into an incident in the closing stages involving Split The Atom, ridden by W.M. Lordan, and Ducky Mallon, ridden by Michelle Hamilton, where it appeared Ducky Mallon suffered some interference. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that the interference was accidental and took no further action, other than to advise Michelle Hamilton of her responsibilities to report in full, anything that may have affected the performance of her charge under the provisions of Rule 213.

Michelle Hamilton, rider of Ducky Mallon trained by Donal Kinsella, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her mount hung and became unbalanced in the straight having blown up.

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D. O'Brien, rider of Burren View Lady, trained by Denis Gerard Hogan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ducked when the stalls opened unseating him.

D.P. McDonogh, rider of Bubbly Bellini trained by Adrian McGuinness, reported to the Clerk of Scales that the loose horse galloped into him.

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M.C. Hussey, rider of Bondi Bull trained by Sean P. Hennessy, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left under pressure.

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

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