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Gowranpark 21st March 2015

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

A.J.McNamara replaced D.N. Russell on Kilcrea, trained by James Joseph Mangan (Race 6)(injured)

054C Richie Hogan & Ashgrove Stables Hcap Hdl

The Stewards received a report from Mr.W.F.Fleming , Turf Club Clerk of the Scales, regarding the fact that R.A. Doyle , rider of Kostar (FR) , attempted to weigh out at 3 lbs overweight. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Evidence was also heard from Mr.I. Madden, trainer of Kostar, who stated that in the circumstances he was happy to allow the horse carry the overweight. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards allowed the rider to be weighted out at 3 Ibs overweight but found that he had breached Rule 198(vii) and having considered his record in this regard, fined him €150.
The stewards also received a report from Mr. S. Quinn, Stewards secretary, who stated that he observed R.A.Doyle attempting to weigh out with a defective body protector. Evidence was heard from the rider concerned. Having considered the evidence the stewards found the rider to be in breach of Rule 198(v) and having considered his record in this regard, suspended him for seven race days.
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054F TJ Reid & First Auto Finance H'cap S'ch

D.E. Mullins, rider of Moss Grove, trained by Eamonn Fehily, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount jumped poorly and was pulled up.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Moss Grove, trained by Eamonn Fehily, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have been struck into behind and to have lost a front shoe in running.



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