Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Galway 1st August 2020

The Stewards fined the following trainers in respect of their non-runners:-

A.P.O'Brien, trainer of Hms Seahorse (off-feed) - €200
Gordon Elliott, trainer of Catherine Chroi (going) - €200

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

O. J. Orr replaced S.B. Kelly on Wild Shot (GB), trained by Noel C. Kelly (Race 7)(Stewards permission)

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The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Hightimeyouwon (GB), trained by D. K. Weld, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

D.P. McDonogh, rider of Stormy Belle trained by P.A.Fahy, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was hampered in the dip and had to check on the bend.

M.A. Enright, rider of Well Suited trained by T.J. O'Mara, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran free early on.

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C.D. Hayes, rider of Silvertown trained by A. Oliver, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was hampered leaving the stalls.

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the home straight involving Silvertown, ridden by C.D. Hayes, placed fourth, Zoom Zoom Babe (GB), ridden by S.M. Crosse, placed sixth and Varna Gold, ridden by R.C. Colgan, unplaced, where it appeared that Zoom Zoom Babe ran short of room and had to check. 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 any interference caused was accidental in nature and they took no further action.

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The Stewards enquired into an incident turning into the straight involving Kauri Cliffs, ridden by D.P. McDonogh, placed third, Iron Sheriff, ridden by G.P. Halpin, placed sixth, Thebeaujolaispope, ridden by C.D. Hayes, unplaced, Lightning Jock, ridden by S. Foley, placed first and Tiger Mylk, ridden by M.P. Sheehy, unplaced, where it appeared that Tiger Mylk ran short of room and had to check off heels. 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 any interference caused was accidental in nature and they took no further action.

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M.A. Enright, rider of Ollies Wish trained by Peter Croke, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left throughout.

James J. Doyle, rider of Wojood (GB) trained by Denis Gerard Hogan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped quickly.

G.M. Ryan, rider of Natahoolababy trained by Noel Meade, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped quickly.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Ms. Mary Cosgrave (Chairman),

Mr. Niall Rooney,

Dr. Colm O'Flaherty,

Mr. M. F. O'Donoghue.

Following a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for the following delays: Race 5 + 2 minutes and race 6 + 2 minutes



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


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