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Stable Jockey News: Bolger Staying Loyal To Cleary And McAteer This Season

Jim Bolger has provided the strongest indication yet that the stable jockey vacancy left by his retired son-in-law Kevin Manning at Coolcullen Stables will not be filled by an outside rider and that the legendary trainer will be staying loyal to Rory Cleary and Luke McAteer this season. Cleary has already tasted major success for his long-standing boss when partnering MacSwiney (Ire) (New Approach {Ire}) to lead home a Bolger-trained one-two in the 2021 Irish 2,000 Guineas, outpointing Manning aboard the better-fancied Poetic Flare (Ire) (Dawn Approach {Ire}). It was...

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Dwyer To Miss Season With Injury

Martin Dwyer will be out the rest of the season after sustaining an injury last month that requires surgery. The jockey, who won the 2006 G1 Derby aboard Sir Percy (GB) (Mark Of Esteem {Ire}), tore his ACL after a leather iron broke on the gallops riding out for Brian Meehan. Dwyer, who is stable jockey for trainers William Muir and Chris Grassick, will be having surgery in the next few weeks. "He is having plenty of physio down at Oaksey House [rehabilitation and fitness centre in Lambourn] before the...

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