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Roscommon 15th August 2016

225B Irish Stallion Farms EBF Auction Race

K.J. Leonard, rider of Sheisdiesel (GB) trained by Noel Meade, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was unable to get a run at the two furlong pole.

225C Murray Ambulance Service H'cap

S. Foley, rider of Kadra trained by M.Halford, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount ran flat.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Kadra, trained by M.Halford, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

225E Irish Jockeys Association H'cap

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

225F Pyramid Bookmakers H'cap

C.D. Hayes, rider of Taqaseem (GB) trained by Kevin Prendergast, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was hampered after 100 yards and after the first bend.

The Stewards requested a report from D. K. Weld, trainer as to the apparent improvement in form of Malinka, placed first, as compared with its most recent run. Pat O'Brien, authorised representative for the trainer stated that this horse may have found the trip too sharp at Galway last time and returning to a longer trip today may have contributed to a return to form. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the contents of the report.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined To Choose, trained by Thomas Gibney, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be clinically abnormal post race.

225G Sean Cleary Memorial H'cap

The Stewards requested a report from J. S. Bolger, trainer as to the apparent improvement in form of Tap Focus, placed first, as compared with its recent form. Ger Flynn, authorised representative for J.S. Bolger stated that this horse was drawn wide at Sligo last time on heavy going. Today, having been drawn towards the inner and on better ground may have accounted for the apparent improvement. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the contents of the report.



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