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Leopardstown 27th December 2016

The Stewards fined the following trainer in respect of their non-runner:-

J.T.Gorman, trainer of Verbosity (Transport difficulty) - €200

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

P. Townend replaced M.P. Walsh on Sword Fighter, trained by Joseph Patrick O'Brien (Race 1)(Injured)
B.J. Cooper replaced D.J. Mullins on Peace News (GER), trained by Henry de Bromhead (Race 4)(Intended mount a non runner)
B.P. Harding replaced R.C. Colgan on Sound Money (GB), trained by E. J. O'Grady (Race 5)(Injured).
R. Walsh replaced M.P. Walsh on That's A Wrap (GB), trained by Thomas Mullins (Race 5)(Injured).
S.W. Flanagan replaced M.P. Walsh on Peoples Park, trained by T.J. Taaffe (Race 6)(Injured)
C.D. Maxwell replaced R.C. Colgan on Sonny B, trained by John J. Walsh (Race 6)(Injured)
J.J. Fitzpatrick rode New Kid In Town (reserve), trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 6)

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J.M. Moore, rider of Horrah (GB) trained by Luke Comer, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got unsettled by fallers in front of him at the first hurdle, then backed off his hurdles thereafter and gradually got distanced from the main field of runners before being pulled up.

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The Turf Club Veterinary Officer reported to the Stewards that Bacardys (FR) trained by W.P. Mullins was lame on his left fore leg after this race.

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R. Geraghty, rider of Theophilus, trained by Desmond McDonogh, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount burst a blood vessel in the closing stages of this race.

S.W. Flanagan, rider of Ice Cold Soul, trained by Noel Meade, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount was caught for room before the home turn when Guitar Pete lost his place.

R. Geraghty, rider of Theophilus, trained by Desmond McDonogh, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount met with interference before the home turn and was checked inwards causing unavoidable interference to Light That.

P. Townend, rider of Light That, trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount received accidental interference before the home turn possibly as a result of general bunching.

D.N. Russell, rider of Desoto County (GB), trained by Gordon Elliott, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount met with accidental interference when Ice Cold Soul ran short of room when racing on his outside. He felt that all interference caused at this point of the race was unavoidable and accidental.

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Miss K. Harrington, rider of Sizing Judy, trained by Mrs John Harrington, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that her mount was pulled up having gone from travelling well to stopping quickly during this race.



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