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Leopardstown 12th April 2015

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

Andrea Atzeni replaced C.T. Keane on Brown Bee, trained by G.M.Lyons (Race 1)(Stewards' Permission)

072C Leopardstown 1,000 Guineas Trial Stakes

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Stroll Patrol (GB) trained by J.P. Murtagh was post race normal.

072D P.W.McGrath Memorial Ball

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined John F Kennedy, trained by A.P.O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

072E Leopardstown Club 25 Membership H'cap

The Stewards enquired into the fact that Lily White Socks, trained by P. D. Deegan arrived at the start wearing a hood which it had not been declared to carry. Evidence was heard from the trainer concerned who accepted responsibility for the oversight and apologised for the inconvenience. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards ordered the removal of the hood and allowed the horse to run. They further cautioned P.D. Deegan of his future responsibilities in this regard.

072F Racecourse Of The Year H'cap

P.J. Smullen, rider of Sierra Sun, trained by D. K. Weld, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount stopped quickly in the straight.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Sierra Sun, trained by D. K. Weld, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have suffered a slight graze to her right hind pastern but was otherwise post race normal.



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