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Dr. Adrian McGoldrick Appointed Turf Club Senior Medical Officer

Dr. Adrian McGoldrick Appointed Turf Club Senior Medical Officer

The Turf Club today announced the appointment of Dr. Adrian McGoldrick as Senior Medical Officer to take over from Dr. Walter Halley who steps down from that position on 31st December 2007.

Dr. McGoldrick has had a long association with the racing industry.  He has been Racecourse Medical Officer at the Curragh Racecourse since 1985 and Curragh Training Grounds Medical Officer since 2000.  He is also the current Secretary of the Racecourse Medical Officers Association.  Since 2004 he has been Joint Research Co-Ordinator (together with Dr. Giles Warrington) of the Irish Turf Club Study on the Physiological, Nutritional and Lifestyle Characteristics of the Irish Jockey and has presented two papers on the research findings to the American College of Sports Medicine. 

Commenting on his appointment Dr. Adrian McGoldrick said “I am very honoured to be appointed and I am really looking forward to the challenge”.

Turf Club Chief Executive Denis Egan said “We are thrilled to have a person of Adrian’s calibre to replace Walter Halley.  Adrian has been closely involved with the industry for over 20 years and knows the issues that we must continue to address.  His experience will be a huge asset to the Turf Club”.

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