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Moore set to take on greater role for Ballydoyle.

Byline: David Jennings

RYAN MOORE is set to take a significantly increased role at Ballydoyle riding for Aidan O'Brien after the trainer's son and stable jockey Joseph was unable to get to the correct weight for the start of the season.

Speculation mounted yesterday that Moore would be named as No.1 jockey to the world famous stable after he was booked to ride four of the trainer's runners at the Curragh tomorrow.

In a surprise move O'Brien jnr will divert to Limerick's jumps card on which he will have a first ride over hurdles after he said he was "a little heavy".

The two-time champion jockey insisted he would soon be back riding on the Flat once his weight stabilises.

Moore, who rode Ruler Of The World to win the 2013 Investec Derby for O'Brien, rides the first-string horses for the trainer tomorrow, while O'Brien jnr takes VVCONTINUES page 12

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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Mar 28, 2015
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