Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Galway 2nd August 2014

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

Luke Dempsey rode Give Me A Break (reserve) , trained by Michael Hourigan (Race 2)

201A Ladbrokes Mobile M'dn H'dle

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Celtique Beau trained by Paul John Gilligan was lame post race.

201B Ladbrokes H'cap H'dle

The Stewards interviewed I.J. McCarthy, rider of Prince Rudi, concerning his use of the whip in this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards were of the opinion that the rider was in breach of Regulation 10.3(f) and 10.4, in that he used the whip with excessive frequency without giving his mount time to respond and having considered his record, suspended him for four race days.

201C This is the Ladbrokes Life EBF M'dn

The Stewards enquired into an incident turning into the straight involving Clonard Street (GB), ridden by G.F. Carroll, placed first and Spryt, ridden by P.J. Smullen, placed third. 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 G.F.Carroll was in breach of Rule 214, having ridden carelessly and having considered his record, suspended him for one race day.

201D Irish Stallion Farms EBF Nursery H'cap

P.J. Smullen, rider of Initial, trained by D. K. Weld, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount failed to pick up in the closing stages.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Initial, trained by D. K. Weld, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

201E Ladbrokes Red Day EBF (Fillies) M'dn

S. Corby, rider of West Montan, trained by David Harry Kelly, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount lost her action in the straight.

201F Ladbrokes 'Summer Of Sports' H'cap

P.J. Smullen, rider of Teach Nua, trained by D. K. Weld, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount moved poorly throughout.



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