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Listowel 26th September 2020

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

Rachael Blackmore rode Back On The Bridle (reserve), trained by John Joseph Hanlon (Race 1)
D. J. O'Keeffe replaced B. Hayes on Yeat's Encore, trained by Mrs. Y. Dunleavy (Race 5)(Rider administration error)

264C1 Racing Behind Closed Doors H'cap H'dle

At the request of the Stewards, C.P. McNamara, rider of My Friend The Wind, trained by E. McNamara, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was having its first run in a handicap and did not jump fluently.

264D M.J. Carroll ARRO H'cap H'dle

The Stewards enquired into possible interference in the closing stages of this race involving Born By The Sea, ridden by J.G. Gilligan, placed third, Drumacoo, ridden by M.M. McDonagh, placed first and Grange Walk, ridden by D.E. Mullins, placed second, where it appeared that interference may may 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 judges placings and took no further action.

264E Charlie Chute Memorial H'cap S'chase

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Email Rose (FR), trained by Henry de Bromhead, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

At the request of the Stewards, S.W. Flanagan, rider of Veneziano Springs (FR), trained by Terence O'Brien, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount made a very bad mistake and became detached.

264G Brendan Daly Mem (Pro/Am) INH Flat Race

At the request of the Stewards, Mr M.J.M. O'Sullivan, rider of Sweet Street, trained by Roger Joseph McGrath, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount clipped heels and he came down. Having viewed the recording with Mr. M. J. M. O'Sullivan and considered the matter the Stewards decided that no further action was warranted.

Mr F. Maguire, rider of Camp David trained by Paul Nolan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly right.

Mr E. Mahon, rider of Fast And Fun (FR) trained by Mrs Grainne M. O'Connor, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped quickly.


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

Mr. J. Patrick Barry (Chairman),

Ms. Jill Farrell,

Mr. Michael J. Doyle,

Mr. M. F. O'Donoghue.

Following a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for the following delays: Race 1 + 2 minutes, race 2 + 1 minute, race 4 + 1 minute and race 5 + 1 minute

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

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