Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Thurles 20th December 2015

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

B. J. Geraghty replaced K.M. Donoghue on Myztique, trained by Gordon Elliott (Race 3)(injured)
R.C. Colgan replaced K.M. Donoghue on Thatshowhedidit, trained by Mrs Gillian Callaghan (Race 5)(injured)

339A Martinstown Opportunity H'cap S'chase

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Black Zero, trained by Michael J. McDonagh, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

A. Ring, rider of Mark Me Up (GB) trained by P.J. Rothwell, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled and was pulled up thereafter.

J.S. McGarvey, rider of Black Zero, trained by Michael J. McDonagh, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount never travelled.

339B Molony Cup H'cap S'chase

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Tomcoole Lad, trained by L. Byrne, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be blowing hard post race.

339C Gift Horse Gallery (Mares) M'dn H'dle

The Stewards requested a report from A.E. Lynch, rider of Rakaia Rosa, trained by Vincent Laurence Halley, unplaced. The rider reported that his mount got unsettled at the start after narrowly avoiding a kick, which he felt had caused his mount to run very free in the early stages and that his mount tried to hang in the home straight. Having considered the report, the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

Mrs John Harrington, trainer of Belle Of The Moor, reported to the Turf Club Veterinary Officer, that her charge was found to have burst a blood vessel post race.

339D Horse & Jockey Hotel H'cap H'dle

D.N. Russell, rider of Busty Brown trained by M.O. Cullinane, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount never travelled and was pulled up thereafter.

D.G. Hogan, rider of Fiosrach trained by Denis Gerard Hogan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly and felt lame.

Owing to the low lying of the sun, the Stewards granted permission for the third last hurdle to be omitted in this race and for the remainder of today's hurdle races.

339E David O'Halloran Memorial Rated Nov.Hdle

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Conal, trained by Dermot Anthony McLoughlin, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

R. Walsh, rider of Conal trained by Dermot Anthony McLoughlin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount cut out with a circuit to go.

339G Curaheen (Pro-Am) INH Flat Race

The Stewards granted permission for Briar Lane, trained by Miss Elizabeth Doyle, to run without a tongue tie, as declared.



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