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Turf Club Announce Appeal Date for Limerick Suspensions


The appeals of Barry Geraghty, rider, Tony Martin, trainer, and J.P. McManus, owner against the decision of the Stewards at Limerick on 3rd April 2016, will be held on Monday, 18th April 2016 at 6pm in the Turf Club, Curragh, Co Kildare.

Editor’s Note

  1. On the day Barry Geraghty was suspended for 30 race days and ordered to forfeit his riding fee having being found in breach of Rule 212, after the Stewards found he failed to take all reasonable and permissible measures to give his mount Noble Emperor a full opportunity to win or obtain his best possible place.
  2. Tony Martin was also found in breach of Rule 212 and fined €3,000. Noble Emperor was suspended for 60 days.
  3. The appeal is open to the press and if you wish to attend, please contact Cliff Noone, Turf Club Press Officer on 087 9863231(This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) in advance to book your place.

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