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Weld registers landmark 4,000 wins as a trainer

DERMOT WELD registered his 4,000th winner as a trainer when Sea Swift won the concluding fillies’ maiden at Naas on Wednesday evening. Sea Swift, who was ridden by Pat Smullen, was bred by Weld’s late mother, Marguerite, something which the trainer said made the...
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McCoy: BHA needs to get its house in order

LEGENDARY champion jockey Sir Anthony McCoy has launched a stinging critique of the’s BHA handling of recent disciplinary cases, arguing the regulator’s mistakes are harming the image of the sport in an eve of Royal Ascot broadside that will further embarrass the embattled governing...
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Snowden loses faith in BHA procedures

JAMIE SNOWDEN accused fellow trainer Graeme McPherson of bad sportsmanship and said he no longer had faith in the sport’s disciplinary procedures after Carrigkerry was on Thursday stripped of his win in a Worcester handicap hurdle after an objection heard at BHA headquarters. The...
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Chamberlin confirmed as main host of ITV racing

ED CHAMBERLIN will front ITV’s coverage of racing when its contract begins on January 1, 2017, the broadcaster confirmed on Wednesday. Best known for hosting Monday Night Football on Sky Sports, Chamberlin has long been expected to land the much-sought-after gig and has described...
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Diamond Racing May Review

The month of May saw three Diamond Racing horses at the racecourse, Doctor Kehoe (twice), Perardua and Espoir. Espoir ran at Lingfield for the first time and to say things never went to plan was an understatement. Having been sitting behind the leaders early...
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Stier dismissed concerns over use of solicitor Lohn

JAMIE STIER, the BHA’s director of raceday regulation, has been identified as the official who dismissed concerns about the appearance of bias in the governing body’s disciplinary process. The issue reared its head in recent weeks as a verdict against Jim Best was quashed...
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