Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Gowranpark 22nd June 2014

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

P.J.Prendergast, trainer of Namurian Sunset (going) - €200.

152C BBQ Evening Aug 13th At Gowran Park Hcap

W.J. Lee, rider of Mr Moondance, trained by Timothy Doyle, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount hung very badly in the straight.

P.J. Smullen, rider of Witchy Woman (GB), trained by W. McCreery, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount became very fractious prior to the start and ran very free.

152D Best Of Luck Kilkenny Hurlers H'cap

The Stewards informed M.D. O'Callaghan, trainer that Fastidious (GB), would have to be recertified before being declared to run from stalls again.

C.D. Hayes, rider of Elusive Ridge, trained by H.Rogers, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount stepped awkwardly on leaving the stalls.

152E Gowran Park Golf Club Societies H'cap

D.M. Grant, rider of Measured Approval, trained by Patrick J.Flynn, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount hung badly in the closing stages.

C.D. Hayes, rider of Chinanigans trained by P.F.McEnery, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly and ran short of room in the straight.

C.P. Hoban, rider of Gold Tantrum trained by Seamus Fahey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran short of room and was eased thereafter.

The Stewards enquired into an incident in the closing stages involving Cottrell (GB), ridden by N.G. McCullagh, unplaced, Measured Approval, ridden by D.M. Grant, placed third, Granny On Fire, ridden by W.J. Lee, unplaced, Gold Tantrum, ridden by C.P. Hoban, unplaced and Elusive Gent, ridden by Gearoid Patrick Brouder, unplaced, where it appeared interference had taken place. 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 D.M. Grant was in breach of Rule 214 in that he had ridden carelessly and having taken his record into account, they suspended him for two racedays.



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