Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Navan 29th March 2014

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

D.E.Mullins replaced L.A. McKenna on City Of Doral (GB), trained by J.J.Lambe (Race 6)(injured)

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The Stewards interviewed D.N. Russell, rider of Baby King, 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(e), in that he used the whip other than down the shoulder or on the hindquarters and having considered his record, suspended him for three race days.

E.J. O'Connell, rider of Shantou Flyer trained by Colin Bowe, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a respiratory noise in running.

The Stewards interviewed R.M. Power, rider of Portrade, 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(b), in that he continued to use the whip when his chance of winning or being placed had gone and having considered his record, cautioned him as to his future responsibilities in this regard.



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