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Fairyhouse 15th June 2020

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

A.P.O'Brien, trainer of Love Bracelet (USA) (off-feed) - €200

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

Rachael Blackmore rode Yeah Babe (GB) (reserve), trained by Henry de Bromhead (Race 5).
Rachael Blackmore rode Make Good (reserve), trained by John C. McConnell (Race 7).

110C Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C&G) M'dn

Rachael Blackmore, rider of Requinto Decks trained by Thomas Coyle, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that her saddle slipped on the way to the start.

110D H'cap

D.P. McDonogh, rider of Via Veneto trained by Dermot Murphy, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got a bump about a furlong out.

C.D. Hayes, rider of Take My Hand trained by Michael Mulvany, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left throughout.

The Stewards enquired into possible interference in the closing stages involving Mogwli, ridden by N.M. Crosse, placed first, Village Rock, ridden by D. McMonagle, placed fifth and Via Veneto, ridden by D.P. McDonogh, unplaced, where it appeared that Via Veneto ran short of room and had to check. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards made no alteration to the judges placings'. They did however, find N. M. Crosse in breach of Rule 214 in that he had ridden carelessly. Having considered N.M. Crosse's record in this regard the stewards cautioned him on this occasion.

110E Ballyhane Stud M'dn

T.P. Madden, rider of Wombat trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount was lame pulling up.

C.D. Hayes, rider of Alhaazm (GB) trained by Kevin Prendergast, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount ran freely.

110F Ratoath H'cap

The Stewards wished to enquire into the running and riding of Mister Blue Sky, ridden by J.A. Heffernan, and trained by W.P. Mullins. However, as W. P. Wullins's authorised representative had already left the racecourse the stewards referred the matter to the Referrals Committee of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board. The Stewards also received a report from the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer who stated that Mister Blue Sky was post race normal. .

110G(i) Meath H'cap (Division One)

T.P. Madden, rider of Aneczka trained by Miss Clare Louise Cannon, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount stopped very quickly.

110G(ii) Meath H'cap (Division Two)

The Stewards fined Andrew Slattery, trainer, €65 for failing to fit the declared headgear to Sharjah, prior to entering the parade ring.

James J. Doyle, rider of Mithmaar, trained by Denis Gerard Hogan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount stumbled badly and unseated leaving the stalls.


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

Justice Leonie Reynolds (Chairman),
Mr. Robert Dore,
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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