Tag: 'Integrity'

First positive in France to blood agent

French authorities have detected the first positive test to synthetic blood doping agent ITPP in a racehorse.

Trainer Ben Currie to fight all charges

Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie intends to fight his convictions and charges using the full legal process, his lawyers say.

Trainer Ben Currie gets two more years

Trainer Ben Currie faces four-and-a-half years on the sidelines after having one sentence reduced to 30 months but getting a further two year disqualification.

Racehorse owner Damion Flower refused bail

High-profile racehorse owner and accused drug smuggler Damion Flower has been denied bail despite family members offering more than $3 million in surety.

Horse owner Flower sent ‘coded messages’

Racehorse owner Damion Flower's role in an alleged Sydney Airport cocaine importation operation was similar to being a principal, a court has heard.

Sam Kavanagh has sentence reduced

Disqualified trainer Sam Kavanagh has had his sentence reduced on appeal and could be back as soon as October.

Ben Currie’s lawyers argue for fines

Lawyers for Queensland trainer Ben Currie are likely to argue precedent sentences for charges he faces include fines.

Flower stood down in Victoria and NSW

Racing Victoria has followed Racing NSW in barring racehorse owner Damion Flower from the sport pending the hearing of drug charges against him.

Damion Flower stood down from racing

High-profile owner Damion Flower has been asked to show cause why he should be allowed to race horses or keep his slot in The Everest...

More convictions for trainer Ben Currie

Trainer Ben Currie has been found guilty of 12 charges of race day administration and has been asked to make submissions on sentence.

Horse carries wrong number to win

In the latest integrity mix-up in Queensland a horse has carried the wrong saddle cloth number to victory at Toowoomba.

Legal battle for disqualified Currie

Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie faces a long legal battle after being disqualified for four years with more charges to be heard.

Ben Currie disqualified for four years

Queensland trainer Ben Currie has been disqualified for four years after being found guilty on charges involving text messages about jiggers.

Jumps rider Martin Kelly on bets charges

Jumps jockey Martin Kelly has been hit with four charges by Racing Victoria stewards in relation to betting and giving false or misleading evidence.

Ben Smith faces stewards over cobalt

Trainer Ben Smith has fronted a Racing NSW stewards inquiry relating to illegal cobalt levels and giving false evidence.

Ben Currie horses moved to other trainers

Queensland stewards have allowed 26 horses to be moved from Ben Currie's stables to other trainers with some nominated for upcoming races.
UK horse racing integrity

British Horseracing Authority launches second integrity survey

The British Horse Racing Authority (BHA) has today confirmed details of the second annual integrity survey which will measure any change in perception and confidence...

Female Eagle Farm trackwork rider to face cocaine positive inquiry

A Brisbane track-work rider is facing disciplinary action for attempting to cheat a drug test. The 27-year-old woman was selected for a no-notice drug test...

BHA to conduct full review of UK equine anti-doping rules

The British Horseracing Authority has announced a full review of anti-doping rules.