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Fairyhouse 5th April 2016

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Mr S.G. Carey, rider of Brosna George trained by Ross O'Sullivan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled throughout this race before being pulled up in the straight.

P. Townend, rider of Irish Mustard (GB) trained by P.J. Colville, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was pulled up during this race having gone lame.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Irish Mustard (GB), trained by P.J. Colville, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame behind post race.

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A.E. Lynch, rider of Gold Not Silver trained by Adrian Brendan Joyce, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped quickly.

D.J. Mullins, rider of Annie Alainn trained by Thomas Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly during this race.

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S.W. Flanagan, rider of Railway Rule trained by David Harry Kelly, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was pulled up having burst a blood vessel during this race.

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The Stewards interviewed C.D. Maxwell, rider of West Ship Master, concerning his use of the whip in the latter stages of this race. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having viewed a recording of the race and considered the evidence the Stewards were of the opinion that C.D. Maxwell was in breach of R10(3)(f) by using his whip with excessive frequency and consequently suspended him for 1 raceday.

D.Deacon, trainer of Knocksquire, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his charge lost two shoes during this race.

The Stewards requested a report into the apparent improvement in form of Change The Rules, trained by Aengus King, placed first compared with its recent form. Aengus King stated that his charge had previously won a Point to Point prior to running in three beginners steeplchases where he was outpaced and did not jump fluently. On his next outing he ran in his first handicap recently at Gowran Park on the 19th March where he was pulled up being unable to handle the ground. He added that A.P. Heskin schooled this animal last week and was instructed to ride him more prominently in what he considered to be a lesser standard of race. In his opinion the rider rode a very positive race which was a contributing factor to this success. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the content of the report.

Peter L. Kavanagh, trainer of Town Pond, reported to the Office of the Governing Bodies on Tuesday 5th April that his charge tired going to the last fence and was found to have a superficial cut on his inside right hind leg post race.



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