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Punchestown 31st May 2021

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

P.J. Rothwell, trainer of McGill (late withdrawal) - €200

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

C.J. Orr replaced P.D. Kennedy on Flindt, trained by Ciaran Murphy (Race 1)(injured)
D.F. O'Regan replaced K.M. Donoghue on Recent Revelations, trained by Mrs Denise Foster (Race 1)(sore).
J.P. O'Sullivan replaced Mr C.W. McCormack on Rolling Revenge, trained by Thomas Coyle (Race 2)(sore).
R.M. Power replaced K.M. Donoghue on Wat Ua Doin, trained by Matthew J. Smith (Race 3)(sore).
R.A. Doyle replaced K.M. Donoghue on Look Dont Touch, trained by Dermot Anthony McLoughlin (Race 4)(sore).
D.J. O'Keeffe replaced D. Meyler on Vain Rocks, trained by Daniel Joseph O'Leary (Race 4)(sore).
P.T. Enright replaced I.J. Power on Bearwithmenow, trained by Garrett James Power (Race 4)(sore).
A.W. Short replaced D. Meyler on Gentle Snoopy, trained by Adrian Murray (Race 5)(sore).
R.M. Power replaced B.J. Cooper on Glen Robin, trained by Paul Nolan (Race 7)(sore).
R. Blackmore replaced K.M. Donoghue on Punters Poet, trained by Matthew J. Smith (Race 7)(sore).
J.J. Slevin replaced D. Meyler on Boston Hill, trained by Kieran P Egan (Race 7)(sore).
S.W. Flanagan replaced D. Meyler on Knockraha Katie, trained by James G.Sheehan (Race 8)(sore).
D.J. O'Keeffe rode Ask David, trained by Timothy Doyle (Race 8)(reserve).

396A Swordlestown Beginners S'chase

B. Browne, rider of Boherlug, trained by Michael J. McDonagh, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount jumped left throughout.

D.J. O'Keeffe, rider of Jess's Corner trained by T.G.McCourt, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung very badly causing him to run out.

396B Baltreacy H'cap S'chase

C.P. McNamara, rider of Pegase Amour, trained by Liam Lennon, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount felt lame and was pulled up thereafter.

396D (Ladies) H'cap H'dle

Owing to the low trajectory of the sun, the Stewards granted permission for hurdle number 2 and 3 to be omitted from this race.

396E River Morell (Mares) Novice H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Manitopark Aa (FR), trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing very hard post race.

396F1 Black Hills H'cap H'dle

The Stewards requested a report from Shane Crawley, trainer, as to the apparent improvement in form of Henry Sellers, placed first, as compared with its recent form. The trainer reported that his charge had disappointed on its previous run when running under his care for the first time. He added that the application of a tongue tie today, on better ground conditions, over a longer trip, had helped to bring about the apparent improvement in form. Having considered the report, the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

396F2 Black Hills H'cap H'dle

S.F. O'Keeffe, rider of Therellalwaysbeone trained by Patrick T. Foley, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung right throughout.


The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting: Mr. S. Barry (Chairman), Mrs. T.K. Cooper, Mr. R. Hall, 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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