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Punchestown 29th November 2017

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

J.J. Fitzpatrick rode Clementina (FR) (reserve) , trained by A.J.Martin (Race 1)

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The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Miracle In Medinah (GB), trained by Gordon Elliott, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

The Stewards interviewed Thomas Gibney, trainer of Young Paddymc, regarding the late arrival of the horse into the Parade Ring. Evidence was heard from the trainer who explaned the circumstances surronding the late arrival and apologised for this. Having considered the evidence, the Stewards fined Mr. Gibney €200 under Rule 32 (ii) and reminded him of his future reponsibilities in this regard.

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The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Good To Flow, trained by P.A.Fahy, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

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The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Stand Up And Fight, trained by E. Bolger, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to have lost his front left shoe.

M.P. Walsh, rider of Stand Up And Fight trained by E. Bolger, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost his action and pulled up thereafter.

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P. Townend, rider of Bravissimo (FR) trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped quickly.

Owing to the low elevation of the sun, the Stewards granted permission for for fences 5,6 and 7 to be omitted from this race

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A. McCurtin, rider of Lisclogher Lad trained by S.G.Walsh, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stumbled independently and unseated him.

R. Loughran, rider of Golanbrook trained by Thomas Foley, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount refused the last fence.

The Stewards enquired into the fall under Rule 225 of Lisclogher Lad , ridden by A. McCurtin. Evidence was heard from A. McCurtin who stated his mount stumbled independently and unseated him. The Turf Club vet at the request of the Stewards examined Lisclogher Lad's shoe's and found him adequately shod and post race normal, having considered the evidence and viewed a recording of the race, the Stewards took no futher action.

C.D. Maxwell, rider of Suas Sios trained by Patrick Rooney, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a noise.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The following Stewards acted at this meeting;

Mr. P. Caffrey (Chairman),

Mrs. T. K. Cooper,

Mr. N. McCaffrey,

Mr. C. O'Reilly,

Mr. H. T. Hynes.



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


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