Protecting the Integrity & Reputation of Irish Horseracing

Leopardstown 26th December 2016

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

Mr.F.Maguire replaced Mr. B.M. Linehan on Matin D'anjou (FR), trained by J.H. Culloty (Race 7)(injured)
P.A. Gallagher replaced C.R. King on Nebulla (GB), trained by James Leavy (Race 1)(unwell)
M.A. Enright replaced R.C. Colgan on Caolaneoin, trained by Shane Nolan (Race 6)(injured)

347A Horse & Jockey Hotel M'dn H'dle

J.B. Kane, rider of Highland Fling, trained by Gavin Cromwell, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount ran freely and hung left.

347E Racing Post Novice S'chase

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Identity Thief, trained by Henry de Bromhead, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be lame behind post race.

347F Bet Through Racing Post App H'cap S'ch

The Stewards enquired into possible interference from the final fence involving Ball D'Arc (FR), ridden by B.J. Cooper, placed third, Dysios, ridden by D.F. O'Regan, placed second and Lake Takapuna, ridden by D.J. Mullins, placed first. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion that any interference was accidental, they made no alteration to the judge's placings and took no further action.

C.D. Maxwell, rider of Westerners Son trained by Dermot Anthony McLoughlin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount lost his action at the third last fence and was pulled up.

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