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Downpatrick 16th September 2022

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

S. D. Torrens replaced J.S. McGarvey on Gamigin, trained by Noel C. Kelly (Race 2)(Injured)
K. J. Brouder replaced J.S. McGarvey on Wee Rupert (GB), trained by Noel C. Kelly (Race 4)(Injured)
K. T. Sexton replaced P.J. Carberry on My Boy Bob, trained by A.J.Martin (Race 5)(Transport difficulties)

274C M B McGrady & Co. Accountants H'cap Hdle

G.P. Brouder, rider of Hollys Honour trained by J.G. Murray, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mounts saddle slipped.

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Ms. J. Walsh, that G.P. Brouder, rider of Hollys Honour, placed fifth, weighed in light. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned who stated that he felt his saddle slip and as a result the lead cloth became dislodged during the race. G. P. Brouder accepted that he weighed in thirteen pounds light. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards disqualified Hollys Honour under the provisions of Rule 231.
As a consequence, they amended the result to read as follows:
First; Trishknowsbest,
Second; Darkest Hour,
Third; Mater Matuta,
Fourth; Light Parade,
Fifth; Kellie's Dream,
Sixth; Fair Minded.

274D J P C Rated Novice H'dle

P.J. O'Hanlon, rider of Ladiam trained by Norman Lee, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount never travelled and pulled up.

274E Irish Stallion Farms EBF Beginners S'ch

S.D. Torrens, rider of Back To Bataan trained by Mervyn Torrens, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount jumped left throughout this race.

R.A. Doyle, rider of Greenandwhitearmy trained by Neil McKnight, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount jumped very badly throughout this race.

274F Remembering Caughoo H'cap S'chase

J.J. Slevin, rider of Born Famous trained by Ms Claire O'Connell, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that he thought his mount lost her action and pulled up.


The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:

Mr. Robert Steele (Chairman),

Rev. Colin Hall-Thompson,

Mr. Raymund Martin,

Mr. H. Hynes.

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

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