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Limerick 1st December 2017

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

E.M. Roche replaced S. Perry (unwell), on Coeur De Beauchene (FR) (reserve), trained by Gordon Elliott (Race 1).
E.J. O'Connell replaced D.J. McInerney on Draycott Place, trained by John Patrick Ryan (Race 3)(injured)
P.D. Kennedy replaced D.J. McInerney on Ben Brody, trained by Sean Byrne (Race 6)(injured)

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The Stewards requested a report from J. Mulvihill, rider of Boherard Boy, trained by C.Byrnes. The rider reported that his mount heaved going up the back, where he sat up to give him a chance to fill his lungs enabling him to finish out the race. He added that he is very familiar with the animal as he rides him out every day and felt this was the best way to ride him. Having considered the report, the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

The Stewards fined John Gerard Fitzgerald, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of First Crusade, in which the vaccinations did not conform with the provisions of Rule 91. The Stewards allowed the horse to run on receipt of the trainer's written assurance that the vaccinations were in order.

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D.F. O'Regan, rider of All Souls trained by S.J.Mahon, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount finished lame.

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The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Lockeen Girl, trained by Thomas Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

D.J. Mullins, rider of Lockeen Girl, trained by Thomas Mullins, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount tired in the straight and was pulled up thereafter.

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C.M. Leonard, rider of No Pressure Pat trained by P.A.Fahy, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung left.

Mr W.T. Cronin, rider of Presentingoscar trained by John J. Walsh, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount choked in running.


The following Stewards acted as this meeting:

Mr. John Moloney (Chairman),
Mr. Patrick Coveney,
Mr. John O'Shaughnessy,
Ms. Kate Horgan,
Mr. S. Quinn.

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

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