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Leopardstown 9th September 2017

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

Richard Fahey (in GB), trainer of Stamp Hill (Off feed) - €200

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

W.M. Lordan rode Julia's Magic (reserve), trained by Mrs Denise Foster (Race 1)

250C Irish Stallion Farms EBF 'Petingo' H'cap

S. Foley, rider of Landsman trained by A.J. Martin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount was checked on the turn into the back straight when being tightened by the horses on his outside.

250G QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes

R.L. Moore, rider of Churchill, trained by A.P. O'Brien, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount did not get a run in the latter stages of this race.

The Turf Club Veterinary Officer examined Churchill, trained by A.P. O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

250H Ir.Stal.Farms EBF 'Sovereign Path' H'cap

The Stewards enquired into an incident about five furlongs from the finish involving Noivado, ridden by K.J. Manning, unplaced and Holy Cat, ridden by S.P. Davis, unplaced, where it appeared that Holy Cat ran short of room while racing along the rails and checked. Evidence was heard from the riders concerned. Having viewed the recording of the race and considered the evidence, the Stewards were unable to apportion blame and took no further action. Furthermore they reminded S.P. Davis concerning the accuracy of his evidence .

S. Foley, rider of Elusive Beauty trained by K.J. Condon, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got no run in the straight.

D.E. Sheehy, rider of Duchess Of France, trained by Adrian Paul Keatley, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount jinked for no apparent reason before the turn into the straight.

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

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