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Limerick 23rd October 2022

The Stewards fined the following trainers in respect of their non-runners:-

Ruaidhri Joseph Tierney, trainer of Eveningofsummer (off feed) - €200
Ruaidhri Joseph Tierney, trainer of Eveningofsummer (off feed) - €200

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

M. P. O'Connor replaced C. Brassil on Pidoyne, trained by Henry de Bromhead (Race 1)(unwell)
M. P. Walsh rode Putemunderpressure (reserve) trained by E. Bolger (Race 1)
S. F. O'Keeffe rode Thelonglad (reserve) trained by Michael J. McDonagh (Race 2)
J.C. Gainford replaced C.P. McNamara on Holiday In Kerry, trained by E. McNamara (Race 7)(stood down)

323A1 M'dn H'dle

P.T. Enright, rider of Youralwaysdreamin trained by Patrick T. Foley, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount was unruly on the way to the start and jumped a hurdle. The Stewards subsequently reviewed the video footage and took no further action .

323B Dunraven Arms Hotel Novice H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Ambitious Fellow, trained by Peter Fahey, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be clinically abnormal post race.

S.D. Torrens, rider of Ambitious Fellow trained by Peter Fahey, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount never travelled and pulled up.

Mr R.W. Barron, rider of Beau's Candle trained by John Gerard Fitzgerald, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount never travelled.

323E PwC H'cap S'chase

The Stewards interviewed J.C. Gainford, rider of Optional Mix, concerning his use of the whip in in the closing stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. J.C. Gainford accepted he was in breach of R 10. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards found J.C. Gainford in breach of R 10.3(g)(frequency). Having taking his previous record into account and pursuant to R 10.6(a), they suspended him for for 6 racedays.

P.T. Enright, rider of Whiskeywealth trained by Eoghan O'Grady, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount made a bad mistake down the back with a circuit to go and was pulled up thereafter .

323F Garrynacurra Stud Ltd H'cap S'chase

The Stewards fined F.Costello, trainer €65 for failing fit the declared cheek pieces to Masterstonemason, prior to entering the parade ring.


The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:
Mr. Peter Allen (Chairman),
Mr. Michael Doyle,
Mr. Stephen McDonogh,
Mr. Donal Gavin,
Mr. C.J. Sweeney.

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

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