3m. 5-y-o plus11 Ran
Shanahan Power (QR) H´cap S´chase of €17,000.00 5-y-o plus
1st - €10,472.00, 2nd - €3,400.00, 3rd - €1,700.00, 4th - €850.00, 5th - €425.00
- News Report
- Stewards Report
- Race Conditions
Owing to ground conditions, the Stewards granted permission for this race to be started by way of a flag start
The Stewards interviewed Mr M.J. O'Connor, rider of Ruben Cotter, trained by Peter Maher, concerning the nature of his riding when continuing to race when being completely detached from the field and falling at the first fence in the back straight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned who stated that his instructions were to complete the 3 mile course, and prior to falling he felt that he his mount would be capable to stay on. Evidence was also heard from the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board assistant clerk of the course, Mr. P.F. Graffin. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that Mr. M.J. O'Connor was in breach of Rule 272 in that his conduct was prejudicial to the integrity, proper conduct and good reputation of horseracing. Having considered Mr. M.J. O' Connor's previous record in this regard, the Stewards suspended him for seven (7) racedays
Peter Maher, trainer of Ruben Cotter, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his charge had burst a blood vessel.
An extended handicap steeplechase for five yrs old and upwards (123 = 12st)
Weights - Top weight in the original handicap and; after the time of declarations shall not; be less than 12st and the minimum weight; is 10st 4lb
Penalties - Winner of a steeplechase after calculation of the handicap to carry 4lb extra for each such steeplechase won.
Riders - Qualified under I.N.H.S. Rules
Time 6m. 14.60 secs, which is 5.24 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €95.30
Tote Trifecta- €398.30