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Curragh 26th June 2022

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

R.L. Moore replaced J.A. Heffernan on Greenland, trained by A.P.O'Brien (Race 1)(Intended mount non runner)

173A Barronstown Stud Irish EBF (C&G) M'dn

K.J. Leonard, rider of Proud And Regal trained by Donnacha Aidan O'Brien, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount hung left underpressure. The Stewards subsequently reviewed this incident and were satisfied that no further action was warranted.

173B Airlie Stud Stakes

Following a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for a two minute delay to this race.

173C Sherry FitzGerald Country Homes H'cap

C.P. Hoban, rider of Heavenly Power trained by Edward Lynam, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount drifted left two furlongs down.

173E Alwasmiyah Pretty Polly Stakes

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Mr. H.T. Hynes, that W.M. Lordan, rider of Rosscarbery (GER) placed third, had weighed in 5lbs light after this race. Evidence was heard from the Clerk of the Scales Mr. H.T Hynes, Mr. Tony Mulraney, Assistant Clerk of the Scales, W.M. Lordan rider and Mr Paddy Twomey, trainer. Mr. Hynes confirmed that Mr. Lordan had weighed in at 133.5lbs having weighed out at 138.1bs. He further confirmed that the rider had originally presented to weigh out at 5lbs overweight and having been instructed to remove 5lbs, was recorded as carrying the correct weight on the computerised scales. This was confirmed by Mr. Lordon and Mr. Mulraney. Mr. Twomey, confirmed that he was at the door of the weigh room to collect the saddle as he had two runners in the race and was satisfied that his charge had carried the full contents of what the rider was weighed out with. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards disqualified Rosscarbery (GER) from third place in accordance with the provisions of Rule 231(i), in that he weighed in at more than lbs light, and referred the matter to CEO of the IHRB for further investigation.
The result now reads;
First; La Petite Coco
Second; My Astra
Third; Thunder Kiss
Fourth, Concert Hall
Fifth; Purplepay.

K. Shoemark, rider of Dreamloper trained by Ed Walker (in GB), reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount never travelled on todays going.

173F Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Ragusa' H'cap

D. McMonagle, rider of Takarengo trained by Thomas Mullins, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount leaned right throughout this race.

173H ARIONEO Irish EBF M'dn

J. Cleary, rider of Indy System trained by M.C. Grassick, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his saddle slipped.


The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:
Mr. Justice Tony Hunt (Chairman),
Ms. Justice Leonie Reynolds,
Mr. N. B. Wachman,
Dr. Tom McDonogh,
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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