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Wexford 29th August 2015

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

A.J.Martin, trainer of Golden Spear (GB) (Going - Late Withdrawal) - €200

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

K.J. Manning rode Carried (reserve) , trained by Mrs Prunella Dobbs (Race 3)
D.P. Linehan rode Invincible Don (reserve) , trained by J. Morrison (Race 5)
C.T. Keane replaced D.M. Grant on St Peter's Square, trained by Eoin Doyle (Race 6) (Unwell)

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The Stewards fined A. Oliver, trainer, €350 for lodging a passport in respect of Suffice To Say, 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.

The Stewards fined J.S. Bolger, trainer, €65 for failing to fit a tongue tie to McGuigan, prior to entering the parade ring.

The Stewards requested a report from A.P.O'Brien, trainer as to the apparent improvement in form of Los Barbados, winner, as compared with its most recent run at Naas on 13th May where he finished 6th of 10 runners, beaten approx. 12 lengths.
A representative of the trainer reported that the application of first time blinkers and tongue-tie may have brought about any apparent improvement in form.
Having considered the report, the Stewards noted the explanation offered.

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Michael G. Cleary, trainer of Stoichkhov, reported to the Office of the Governing Bodies on Monday 16th November that his charge has had a wind operation since this run..

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W.J. Lee, rider of Raise The Beat (GB) trained by C.A.Murphy, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount travelled well but stopped quickly in the dip before turning for home.

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Mr F. Maguire, rider of Erlkonig (GER), trained by Anthony Mullins, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount had to check on the turn into the home straight.

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The Stewards interviewed Mr P.F. Casey after receiving a report from Mr W. Fleming, Turf Club Clerk of the Scales stating he attempted to weigh out for his ride on Present Flower with a back protector which was missing it's crotch strap.
Evidence was heard for from the rider concerned, who admitted the crotch strap was missing but said this was an oversight rather than an attempt to deceive the Clerk of the Scales.
Having considered all the evidence, the Stewards were of the opinion Mr P.F. Casey was in breach of Rule 198 and Regulation 10 and having considered his record, the Stewards suspended him for 7 days.

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