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Cup-winning trainer’s cruelty case moved

A Melbourne Cup-winning trainer and three others accused of torturing horses and corrupt betting have had their case moved out of Melbourne.
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Cup winning trainer’s torture case moved

A Melbourne Cup-winning trainer and three others accused of torturing horses and corrupt betting have had their case moved out of Melbourne.

Horse shock, corrupt betting claims aired

Corrupt betting and horse torture have been linked to three Darren Weir-trained horses during last year's spring racing carnival, court documents allege.

Explosive Cup Day allegations revealed

Explosive animal cruelty and fraud allegations have been levelled against horse trainers including Darren Weir in the lead up to last year's Melbourne Cup.
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Melbourne Cup-winning Weir fronts court

Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Darren Weir has faced the court charged with animal cruelty offences.

Weir ruled ineligible for Vic premierships

Racing Victoria has announced eligibility criteria for its racing awards, ruling disqualified trainer Darren Weir out of the season's premierships.

McLean faces hearing over ‘jigger’ charge

Victorian trainer Jarrod McLean, Darren Weir's former Warrnambool assistant, will front a hearing on Monday charged with possessing an electrical device.

RAD Board to hear Jarrod McLean charges

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board has set a date to hear the charges against trainer Jarrod McLean, Darren Weir's former Warrnambool assistant.

Iconoclasm in top order ahead of Goodwood

The Goodwood at Morphettville will be the first of two interstate Group One assignments for the Danny O'Brien-trained Iconoclasm.

RV Board deny McLean’s bid for Weir’s base

Jarrod McLean's application for the Warrnambool stables of Darren Weir has been knocked back.

Maher/Eustace to open Ballarat stable

The training partnership of Ciaron Maher and David Eustace will take over Darren Weir's Ballarat stable.

Former Weir horses entered for Caulfield

A host of horses formerly trained by now disqualified Darren Weir are set to race for new stables on C F Orr Stakes day at...

Vic racing isn’t rotten: industry chief

Racing Victoria chief executive Giles Thompson would rather be talking about the Festival Of Racing than recent scandals in the state.

The rise and fall of trainer Darren Weir

Darren Weir has gone from zero to hero and back again in the most dramatic rise and fall in the racing industry.

Jiggers located in Weir’s master bedroom

Three devices known as jiggers were found in the master bedroom of the home at trainer Darren Weir's training property at Ballarat, an inquiry has...

Four-year ban for disgraced trainer Weir

Trainer Darren Weir has been disqualified for four years after three devices known as jiggers were found in the bedroom of his home at his...

Jiggers found in Weir bedroom at Ballarat

The three electrical devices known as jiggers were found in the master bedroom at trainer Darren Weir's training property at Ballarat, a inquiry has heard.
Victoria horse trainer Darren Weir

A snapshot of trainer Darren Weir’s career

Darren Weir has risen from humble beginnings as an owner-trainer to become Australia's leading trainer.

Racehorse trainer Weir banned for 4 years

Trainer Darren Weir has been disqualified for four years over three devices known as jiggers found in the bedroom of his home at his Ballarat...

Darren Weir faces ban of at least 4 years

Darren Weir will know his penalty for possessing jiggers during a Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board hearing with stewards to ask for a four-year ban.

RV chairman angry after Weir stable raids

Racing Victoria chairman Brian Kruger says its time to restore the image of racing for those who have been given bad impressions from recent events.

RAD Board to formally issue Weir penalty

Trainer Darren Weir will appear before the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board with stewards to seek a 4-year penalty after jiggers were found in his...

Weir/McLean at RV for show cause hearing

Darren Weir and Jarrod McLean are at Racing Victoria headquarters ahead of a reconvened show cause hearing into why they should be allowed to continue...

Darren Weir enters horses for Caulfield

Trainer Darren Weir has two horses entered for the Group One C F Orr Stakes ahead of a stewards' hearing at which he will fight...

Weir name missing from Sandown fields

Trainer Darren Weir may have saddled his last runners with his name absent from final fields at Sandown and Ararat.