Champion jockey Paul Townend has been dominated out of his rides on Boylesports Irish Grand Nationwide day at Fairyhouse.
Townend is awaiting additional scans to evaluate harm to a foot damage he picked up in a fall on Sunday.
He was using Egality Mans for Willie Mullins within the Grade Two Colm Quinn BMW Novice Hurdle when coming down three flights from residence, bringing down stablemate Energy Of Pause ridden by Bryan Cooper, who escaped damage.
Townend was taken to Blanchardstown Hospital for precautionary x-rays however an replace on Sunday night from the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board’s chief medical officer Dr Jennifer Pugh, posted on the IHRB’s Twitter account, stated: “Paul Townend is ready on an extra scan to evaluate a foot damage sustained at Fairyhouse this afternoon and he won’t be using at Fairyhouse tomorrow (Monday).”
Townend was because of journey Agusta Gold for Mullins within the Irish Nationwide together with Stormy Eire within the Underwriting Change Hurdle and Simple Sport within the Devenish Chase.