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Fairyhouse 1st January 2018

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

M.P. Walsh replaced S.W. Flanagan on Biddy The Boss, trained by Gavin Cromwell (Race 2)(Injured)
D. Meyler replaced S.W. Flanagan on Une Lavandiere (FR), trained by Noel Meade (Race 6)(Injured)
J.J. Burke replaced S.W. Flanagan on Nicole's Milan, trained by Sean Aherne (Race 5)(Injured)
C. D. Meehan replaced S.W. Flanagan on Vellutato, trained by W.J. Martin (Race 4)(Injured)
Mr. E.P.O'Brien replaced P.E. Corbett on Georges Conn, trained by John Patrick Ryan (Race 6)(Injured)

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The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Bang Bang Rosie, trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race.

J.J. Burke, rider of Dont Stop trained by Peter Fahey, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly and pulled up thereafter.

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The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Patricks Park, trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

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The Stewards interviewed Thomas P.O'Connor, trainer of Lilshane, concerning the conduct of this horse who ducked out and unseated his rider for the second consecutive time. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards found Lilshane in breach of Rule 14(iii) and suspended him for 60 days.

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The Stewards received a request from John Patrick Ryan, trainer of Georges Conn, to substitute the nominated rider P.E. Corbett, with Mr. E.P.O'Brien, who is injured. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards allowed the substitution. .

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Mr. H.T Hynes, that K.M. Donoghue, rider of Clontarf, weighed in at 1.4 lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned who stated the reason for this. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards found K.M. Donoghue in breach of Rule 231 and taking into account his previous record in this regard, they cautioned him as to his future responsibilities.

The Stewards received a report from the Clerk of the Scales, Mr. H.T. Hynes, that B. Browne, rider of Capture The Drama, weighed in at 1.6 lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned who stated the reason for this. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards found him in breach of Rule 231 and having taking into account his previous record in this regard, they suspended him for 1 race day.

J.J. Burke, rider of Zekarya (FR), trained by John Joseph Hanlon, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount pulled up injured.

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The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Fullasthesea (GB), trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have blood at the nose following exercised induced pulmonary haemorrhage.

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Fullasthesea (GB), trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have blood at his nostrils post race.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Stewards acted at this meeting;

Mr. Robert Dore (Chairman),
Mr. Justice Tony Hunt,
Mr. GV Magee,
Mr. Jack Rearden,
Mr. P. D. Matthews.



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


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