Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Punchestown 19th November 2016

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

Denis Gerard Hogan, trainer of California Soul (late withdrawal) - €200

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

B.M. Cash replaced K.M. Donoghue on Scripturient, trained by Gavin Cromwell (Race 7)(injured)

322A Luna Bar Supporting Cavan GAA 3-Y-O Hdle

The Stewards interviewed J.J. Slevin, rider of Zig Zag, 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(g), in that he used the whip with his arm above shoulder height and having considered his record, suspended him for two race days.

M.J. Bolger, rider of Mubtakker (GB) trained by John C. McConnell, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a respiratory noise in running.

322D Irish Daily Mirror H'cap S'chase

P. Townend, rider of Topper Thornton trained by C.A.McBratney, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled and jumped poorly.

322H Racing Tomorrow (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined The Comediologist (GB), trained by Noel Meade, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

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

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