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Tramore 14th October 2021

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

Denis Gerard Hogan, trainer of Shamror Lass (Going) - €200

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

M. M. McDonagh replaced M.P. O'Connor on Coolnacritta, trained by Mark Fahey (Race 2)(Injured)
H. Morgan replaced M.P. O'Connor on Gargouille (FR), trained by Diarmuid P. Ryan (Race 3)(Injured)
S. Fitzgerald replaced M.P. O'Connor on Capture The Action, trained by James Joseph Mangan (Race 4)(Injured)

305A M'dn H'dle

The Stewards enquired into an incident on the approach to and jumping the second last involving Gaelic Des Chastys (FR), ridden by J.B. Foley, placed third, Young Fitzy, ridden by D.J. O'Keeffe, placed first, She Is A Contender, ridden by S.D. Torrens, placed second and Swift Sonnet, ridden by Kevin A Murphy, unplaced, where it appeared that interference may have occurred. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. J. B. Foley stated that he suffered minor interference. D. J. O'Keeffe stated that he felt he had kept his racing line. S. D. Torrens stated that he felt there was room to go where he went. Kevin A. Murphy stated that he suffered some interference. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that S. D. Torrens was in breach of rule 214, in that he had ridden carelessly. Having considered S. D. Torrens' record in this regard the Stewards cautioned him on this occasion.

305D Tramore Racecourse Instagram H'cap H'dle

J.B. Foley, rider of Tullyveery Lad trained by R.P.Cody, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran out at the second last.

L. Quinlan, rider of Willywampus trained by Donal Commins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran keen.

305F Waterford Greenway Beginners S'chase

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Ran Rite, trained by David M.O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal. Samples were taken for further analysis.

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Ms. J. Walsh, regarding the failure of Mr D.L. Queally, rider of Lovely Moon, placed fifth, to weigh in after this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned who accepted that this was the case and apologised for his actions. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were satisfied that Mr. D. L. Queally was in breach of Rule 227 and having considered Mr. D. L. Queally's record in this regard the Stewards suspended Mr. D. L. Queally for two racedays. Furthermore, the Stewards, pursuant to the provisions of Rule 230(ii) disqualified Lovely Moon from fifth place.
Amended result now reads:
Recite A Prayer placed first
Champagne Sparkles placed second
Optional Mix placed third
Ran Rite placed fourth.


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

Mr. Denis Hickey (Chairman),

Ms. Faith Morris,

Mr. Gerard Coughlan,

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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