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Thurles 19th November 2020

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

M.F.Morris, trainer of Beyond The Law (Declared in error) - €200
Denis W. Cullen, trainer of Lispendense (off feed) - €200

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

D. Meyler replaced M.M. McDonagh on R'evelyn Pleasure, trained by Sean O. O'Brien (Race 5)(injured).

341E H'cap H'dle

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Optum, trained by Eugene M. O'Sullivan, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Stewards interviewed Jack Brendan Foley, rider of Erins Benefit, 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 Jack Brendan Foley in breach of Regulation 10.3.(g), excessive frequency. Having considered Jack Brendan Foley's record in this regard the Stewards suspended Jack Brendan Foley for four racedays and ordered that he attend R.A.C.E for one days tuition on the correct use of the whip.


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

Mr. N. P. Lambert (Chairman),

Mr. R. E. Rohan,

Mrs. Frankie Ward,

Mr. M. F. O'Donoghue.

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

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