1m. 6f. 4-y-o plus8 Ran
Rentokil Initial (QR) Race of €13,000.00 4-y-o plus
1st - €8,008.00, 2nd - €2,600.00, 3rd - €1,300.00, 4th - €650.00, 5th - €325.00
Race originally declared void as winner deemed to have gained unfair advantage at start. Result reinstated after appeal.
- Stewards Report
- Race Conditions
The Stewards enquired into the starting procedures for this race involving Stars Over The Sea (USA), ridden by Mr D. Roche, placed first, Ancient Sands, ridden by Mr D. O'Connor, placed second, Clondaw Warrior, ridden by Mr P.W. Mullins, placed third, Illusive Force, ridden by Mr H.P. Cleary, unplaced, Alelchi Inois (FR), ridden by Mr A. McMahon, unplaced, Go Be A Hero, ridden by Miss S. Ahern, placed fifth, The Golden Punto, ridden by Mr N.F. Houlihan, placed fourth and The Shepherd King, ridden by Mr L. Bleahen, unplaced, where it appeared that correct starting procedures may have been breached. Evidence was heard from J.R. Banahan, Turf Club Starter and from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the start and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that a fair start had not been effected and using their powers in accordance with the provisions of Rule 10 they declared the race void. The Stewards referred the matter to the Turf Club for further investigation.
For four yrs old and upwards that since 1st July, 2016 have not won a weight-for-age race value more than E15,000
Weights - 11st; Mares allowed 5lb
Penalties - (to count from 1st July, 2016) Winner of a race 7lb extra; Allowance Maidens allowed 3lb
Riders - Qualified under I.N.H.S. Rules.
Time 3m. 5.40 secs, which is 9.27 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Non runners Vigil (temperature), Felix Mendelssohn (change in going)
2016 Hidden Cyclone 11 11-7 Mr P W Mullins 9/2 (John Joseph Hanlon) (Drawn 4)
2015 Silver Concorde 7 11-0 Mr F Maguire (7) 4/9Fav (D K Weld) (Drawn 6)
2014 El Salvador 5 11-0 Miss S O'Brien (7) 4/7Fav (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 2)
2013 Digeanta 6 11-4 Mr M P Fogarty (3) 6/1 (W P Mullins) (Drawn 7)
2012 Drive Time 7 11-0 Mr P W Mullins 1/4Fav (W P Mullins) (Drawn 7)