Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Galway 29th July 2020

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

D.N. Russell replaced S.F. O'Keeffe on The Storyteller, trained by Gordon Elliott (Race 5)(Intended mount a non runner, Stewards permission)
D.F.O'Regan replaced D.N. Russell on Avenir D'Une Vie (FR), trained by Gordon Elliott (Race 6)(Injured)

174B Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) H'cap H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Dinard Rose, trained by Noel Meade, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

174C Bet Tote On The Galway Races M'dn H'dle

The Stewards fined Peter Fahey, trainer, €65 for fitting undeclared head gear to Enjoy D'allen (FR), prior to entering the parade ring which were subsequently removed.

174D Play The Tote Trifecta H'cap H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Dawn Raider trained by Brian Francis Cawley was found to have blood on both nostrils post race.

P.J. Cawley, rider of Dawn Raider trained by Brian Francis Cawley, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount burst.

174E The Tote Galway Plate (H'cap S'chase)

D.N. Russell, rider of The Storyteller trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made mistakes at the first three fences and was pulled up thereafter.

Rachael Blackmore, rider of Spyglass Hill trained by Henry de Bromhead, reported to the Clerk of Scales that her mount made a mistake jumping the second past the stands and was pulled up shortly afterwards.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that The Big Lense trained by Gordon Elliott was found to have blood on both nostrils post race possibly as a result of falling.

174F Tote Sponsor Of The Galway Races Hcp Sch

The Stewards interviewed C.J. Orr, rider of Smithscorner, 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 were satisfied that the rider was in breach of both Regulation 10.3(f) force and Regulation 10.3(g) (frequency). Having taken his previous record in this regard into account, the Stewards suspended C.J. Orr for 8 racedays.

D.J. O'Keeffe, rider of Paris Texas (FR) trained by Padraig Roche, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a mistake and pulled up.

174G Ir Stallion Farms EBF INH (M) Flat Race

The Stewards enquired into possible interference in the closing stages involving More Info, ridden by Mr J. Hogan, placed third and Sheer Liss, ridden by Mr M.J.M. O'Sullivan, placed fourth, where it appeared Sheer Lass suffered interference. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that More Info had caused interference to Sheer Liss and in doing so had improved it's finishing position. The Stewards therefore reversed the Judge's placings of the third and fourth placed horses and took no further action.
The result now reads;
1st Shewearsitwell.
2nd Cottie,
3rd Sheer Lass,
4th More Info,
5th Whispering Gypsy.
6th Family Business.

174H Tote Supp Irish Racing INH Flat Race

At the request of the Stewards, Mr J. Dunne, rider of Bright Lad, trained by F.Costello, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount stumbled independently and unseated him.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Zuma Rock, trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting: Justice Raymond Groarke (Chairman), Mr. Derek Pugh, Mr. Peter M Allen, Mr. P.D. Matthews.



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


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