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Punchestown 17th January 2021

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

Terence O'Brien, trainer of Ask Heather (Off-feed) - €200

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

D. E. Mullins replaced P. Townend on Asterion Forlonge (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 1)(Injured)
B. Hayes replaced P. Townend on Ganapathi (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 2)(Injured)
S. W. Flanagan replaced R.A. Doyle on Frankfurter, trained by Eoin Griffin (Race 3)(Injured)
B. Hayes replaced P. Townend on Frere Tuck (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 3)(Injured)
M. P. Walsh rode Golf Marin (FR) (reserve), trained by A.J.Martin (Race 3)
R. Blackmore replaced P. Townend on Klassy Kay, trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 4)(Injured)
S. W. Flanagan replaced R.A. Doyle on Howaya Aoife, trained by Gerard Keane (Race 4)(Injured)
P. J. Cawley replaced Mr D.L. Queally on Owenacurra Lass, trained by Declan Queally (Race 4)(Unwell).

010C Adare Manor Opportunity H'cap S'chase

The Stewards interviewed B. Browne, rider of Kristian Goingwel, 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 found B. Browne in breach of Regulation 10.3.g, excessive frequency. Having considered B. Browne's record in this regard the Stewards suspended him for two racedays.


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

Mr. R. Ryan (Chairman),

Mr. S. Barry,

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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