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Punchestown 4th June 2014

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

M.P. Butler rode Close Review (reserve) , trained by R.P.Rath (Race 3)

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The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Lambro, trained by D. T. Hughes, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be coughing post race.

D. T. Hughes, trainer of Lambro, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his charge scoped wrong post race.

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The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Raise Hell, trained by W.P. Mullins, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

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A.E. Lynch, rider of Absolutlyfantastic (GB) trained by Henry de Bromhead, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount stopped quickly in running.

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The Stewards enquired into an incident at the start involving Bradleys Promise, ridden by Mr D. Murphy, unplaced, Hawk Eye Down, ridden by Mr P. Power, unplaced, Sir Scorpion, ridden by Mr D.J. Mullins, unplaced, Totally Dominant (USA), ridden by Mr P.W. Mullins, placed first, Betsy Rides Again, ridden by Mr P.G. Murphy, unplaced and Fiord Cottage, ridden by Ms N. Carberry, unplaced, where it appeared that Sir Scorpion had caused a knock on effect by jumping off and failing to keep a straight course. 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 Mr D.J. Mullins had caused the incident by riding carelessly and consequently suspended him for 2 racedays having taken his previous good record into consideration.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Coilogpensionfund, at the request of trainer, Denis W. Cullen, and reported the animal to be post race normal.



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