Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Thurles 19th January 2017

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

Noel Meade, trainer of Brightest Flame (Declared in error) - €200

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

Rachel Blackmore replaced P.T. Enright on Soaring High, trained by Robert Tyner (Race 7)(Injured)

009A1 www.thurlesraces.ie M'dn H'dle

John J Fitzpatrick, rider of Fairwood Native, trained by P.J. Rothwell, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount got upset before the race and was ridden to settle off the pace as he runs free. He added that in running his mount was flat out in the back straight and had no more to offer before the home straight. He felt that the application of a hood might be of some benefit .

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Fairwood Native, trained by P.J. Rothwell, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

009B W.T. O'Grady Memorial EBF Novice H'dle

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Electric Concorde, trained by J.H. Culloty, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

D.J. Mullins, rider of Electric Concorde trained by J.H. Culloty, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled throughout this race.

009C Matty Ryan Memorial H'cap H'dle

R. Walsh, rider of Hollow Tree (GB) trained by Michael Hourigan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was pulled up having made a respiratory noise in running.

009E Coolmore NH Sires EBF(Mares)Novice S'ch

D.J. Mullins, rider of Black Franks Angel (GB) trained by Henry de Bromhead, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount made a bad mistake at the first fence and never jumped or travelled thereafter before eventually being pulled up.

P. Townend, rider of Daisy's Gift trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount jumped slowly early on in this race.



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