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Sligo 27th September 2023

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

D. King replaced L. Quinlan on The Little Yank, trained by John Patrick Ryan (Race 6)(Unwell)
J.P. O'Sullivan replaced L. Quinlan on Father Jed, trained by John Patrick Ryan (Race 7)(Unwell)

289A Irish Stallion Farms EBF (M) Beg. Schase

J.W. Kennedy, rider of Shesadream, trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount jumped poorly and pulled up.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined De Lady In Red, trained by Barry Connell, at the request of the Raceday Stewards and reported the animal to have poor post-race recovery and an increased respiratory rate.

289B Lola Montez Beginners S'ch

The Raceday Stewards fined Gavin Cromwell, trainer, €65 for failing to fit the declared hood to Mister Wilson, prior to entering the parade ring.

289E Leo McMorrow Memorial H'cap S'chase

P.T. Enright, rider of Lighthouse Rose, trained by Mark Michael McNiff, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount made a bad mistake and pulled up.

J.C. Gainford, rider of Pepperocco, trained by Ross O'Sullivan, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount hung badly and pulled up.

289F Lough Gill S'chase

Following a request from broadcasters, the Raceday Stewards granted permission for a two minute delay to this race

The Raceday Stewards considered a request from John Patrick Ryan, trainer, to substitute D.E. Mullins for L. Quinlan who had been stood down prior to this race. Evidence was heard from the trainer concerned who stated that D.E. Mullins was familiar with his horses and he wished for him to ride. Having considered the evidence, the Raceday Stewards, denied the request for D.E. Mullins to ride but allowed the subsequent request for D. King.

289G Cleveragh H'cap S'chase

S.F. O'Keeffe, rider of Shackleton Island, trained by I.Madden, reported to the Clerk of the Scales that his mount lost his action coming down the hill and pulled up.


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

Dr. Colm O'Flaherty (Chairman)
Mr. Justice Raymond Groarke
Mr. Peter Allen
Mr. L. Walsh

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

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