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Navan 29th August 2020

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

P. Twomey, trainer of Allez Sophia (Off Feed) - €200
M.D. O'Callaghan, trainer of Fastnet Crown (Off Feed) - €200
Joseph Patrick O'Brien, trainer of Degraves (Off Feed) - €200
John Joseph Murphy, trainer of Connla (Going) - €200
J. S. Bolger, trainer of Theophile (Change in Going) - €200

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

W.M. Lordan rode Civil Dawn (reserve) , trained by Michael C.Connell (Race 5)
O.J. Orr rode Coltor (reserve) , trained by D. K. Weld (Race 5)
T.P. Madden rode The Bank Of Dad (reserve) , trained by Richard Brabazon (Race 5).

225D Athlumney M'dn

T.P. Madden, rider of The Bank Of Dad trained by Richard Brabazon, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount hung right. .

225E Blackcastle H'cap

The Stewards requested a report from Nigel Thomas Slevin, trainer as to the apparent improvement in form of Takeachancejimmy, placed first, as compared with its most recent run. Rory Slevin, Authorised Representative for the trainer, reported that he could offer no explanation for the disappointing run at Leopardstown other than that the horses that were ridden prominently didn't seem to finish out their race and perhaps the horse appreciated being ridden more patiently today. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

225H Abergwaun Stakes

James J. Doyle, rider of Make A Challenge trained by Denis Gerard Hogan, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount got upset in the stalls.

A.J. Slattery, rider of Rapid Reaction trained by J.F.Grogan, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount ran around at the start.


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

Mr. Robert Dore (Chairman)
Mr. John Tyrrell
Mr. Justice Tony Hunt
Mr. P.D. Matthews

Following a request from broadcasters, the Stewards granted permission for the following delays:

Race 4 +1 min

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

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