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Gowranpark 2nd September 2020

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

Joseph Patrick O'Brien, trainer of Magnanimous (off feed) - €200

229A Ir EBF Supp Champions Weekend (C&G) M'dn

S. Foley, rider of Sword Zorro trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran around up the straight.

229B Gowran Park Business Club H'cap

The Stewards fined Charles O'Brien, trainer, €65 for failing to fit a hood to Intervention (GB), prior to entering the parade ring.

R.P. Cleary, rider of Kodiac Prince trained by Thomas Cleary, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got a bit tight for room turning in.

229C Golf At Gowran Park (F) Claiming Race

The Stewards informed W. McCreery, trainer that Amelia Jane, would have to be recertified before being declared to run from stalls again.

At the request of the Handicapper, the Stewards obtained a report from Joseph Patrick O'Brien, trainer, as to the apparent improvement in form of Capel At Dawn, placed first, as compared with its most recent run. Brendan Powell, Authorised Representative for the trainer, reported that Capel At Dawn ran very free on its previous run and failed to get home. He felt his charge settled much better today in what was a lesser race and was of the opinion that a combination of both had helped to bring bout the apparent improvement in form. Having considered the report, the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

229D MansionBet Supp. Irish Racing Appr. Hcap

The Stewards interviewed A.C. Persse, rider of Miss Adventurous, concerning his use of the whip in the closing stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that A.C. Persse was in breach of Regulation 10.3(g)(frequency) and having considered his record, they suspended him for 1 raceday.

229F MansionBet H'cap

The Stewards reviewed an incident in the closing stages of this race involving Zoom Zoom Babe (GB), ridden by D. McMonagle, placed second and Mccabe, ridden by K.J. Manning, unplaced, where it appeared both animals collided. Having viewed the recording of the incident, the Stewards were satisfied that no further action was warranted.

229G MansionBet M'dn

The Stewards enquired into possible interference in the closing stages involving Arcadian Sunrise, ridden by J.A. Heffernan, placed second, Nibblers Charm, ridden by D.J. O'Keeffe, placed fourth and Rasiym (FR), ridden by C.T. Keane, placed third, where it appeared interference may have occurred. 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 Judge's placings and took no further action.


The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting: Mr. Justice Tony Hunt (Chairman), Mr. Denis Hickey, Mr. John Osborne, 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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