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Punchestown 18th February 2024

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

Henry de Bromhead, trainer of Majestic Force (Declared in error) - €200

036B QuinnBet Beginners Schase

B.W. Harvey, rider of Jimmy Chou Pecos Aa (FR), trained by John C. McConnell, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount hung badly left throughout.

036C QuinnBet National Trial H'cap S'chase

The Raceday Stewards interviewed M.P. O'Connor, rider of Baldur's Gate, concerning his use of the whip in the closing stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. M.P. O'Connor stated that it was a misjudgement on his behalf and apologised. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Raceday Stewards were satisfied that M.P.O'Connor was in breach of Regulation 10.3(g)(frequency)(second offence)and in taking his previous record into account, the Raceday Stewards suspended him for 4 racedays.

K.M. Donoghue, rider of Dunboyne, trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount stopped quickly approaching the last.

036E Old House Kill M'dn H'dle

At the request of the Raceday Stewards, P.T. Enright, rider of Syracus Du Houx (FR), trained by Oliver McKiernan, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount didn't finish out as well as he expected.


The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:
Mr. C.P. Magnier (Chairman),
Mr. M.C. Hickey,
Mr. J. Rearden,
Mr. J.M. McGrath,
Mr. H. Hynes.

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

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