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Thurles 8th October 2020

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

G. F. Carroll rode Call Me Dolly (reserve), trained by Gavin Cromwell (Race 5)
S. Foley rode Cool Colonnade (reserve), trained by W.P. Mullins (Race 6)

282B Thurles Nursery H'cap

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Veterinary Officer examined Snowy Owl, trained by Donnacha Aidan O'Brien, at the request of the Stewards and reported the animal to be post race normal.

282D Moyne H'cap

C.D. Hayes, rider of Havana Breeze trained by Miss Hilary McLoughlin, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung right.

282E Littleton H'cap

J.M. Sheridan, rider of Drummer (GB) trained by Denis Gerard Hogan, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount hung badly left from four furlongs out.

S. Foley, rider of Vivalicious trained by P.F.McEnery, reported to the Clerk of Scales that his mount got a bit tight for room from two furlongs out.

282F H'cap

The Stewards fined Muredach Kelly, trainer, €65 for failing to fit the declared headgear to Midnight Wilde (GB), 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 Evening Primrose, placed first, as compared with its recent form. Chris Armstrong, Authorised Representative for the trainer stated that the application of first time cheek pieces and the step up to two miles had helped to bring about the improvement in form when compared to its most recent runs. Having considered the evidence the Stewards noted the explanation given.

At the request of the Stewards, S. Foley, rider of Cool Colonnade, trained by W.P. Mullins, reported to the Stewards' Secretaries that his mount has been keen in the past and he was instructed to get it to settle and that he followed the winner into the race but his mount did not go through with its effort. .


The following Raceday Stewards acted on behalf of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board at this race meeting:

Mr. N. P. Lambert (Chairman),

Mr. J. Powell,

Mr. Jack Rearden,

Mr. M. F. O'Donoghue.

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

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