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Explosive Cup Day Allegations Revealed

Darren Weir’s Melbourne Cup runner Red Cardinal was allegedly given electric shocks on race day last year as part of an illegal training regime. The revelation was among a series of explosive allegations levelled against Weir, his assistant and fellow trainer Jarrod McLean – both suspended from racing – as well as stable hands William[...]
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Melbourne Cup-Winning Weir Fronts Court

Disqualified Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Darren Weir has faced court charged with torturing, abusing, overworking and terrifying horses. Fellow trainer Jarrod McLean and stable hand Tyson Kermond appeared alongside him in the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Wednesday, also on animal cruelty charges, and stable hand William Hernan appeared on corrupt conduct charges. Weir is accused of[...]
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Weir Ruled Ineligible For Vic Premierships

Disqualified trainer Darren Weir has been ruled ineligible to claim this season’s Victorian and Melbourne trainers’ premierships under new criteria announced by Racing Victoria. Weir was disqualified for four years in February for possession of three electronic devices, commonly known as “jiggers”. Weir had trained 243 winners for the season in Victoria at the time[...]
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Mclean Faces Hearing Over ‘Jigger’ Charge

Victorian trainer Jarrod McLean is expected to fight racing charges for possessing a banned electric-shock device, found during the police raids that led to top trainer Darren Weir’s disqualification. McLean, who was Weir’s assistant and ran his stable at Warrnambool, will front a Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board hearing in Melbourne on Monday. He has[...]
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Rad Board To Hear Jarrod Mclean Charges

Victorian trainer Jarrod McLean is set to front a hearing into charges relating to the possession of an electronic apparatus, commonly known as a jigger. The trainer was also Darren Weir’s assistant and ran his stable at Warrnambool. Two charges against McLean will be heard on June 17 by the Racing Aappeals and Disciplinary Board[...]
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Iconoclasm In Top Order Ahead Of Goodwood

Trainer Danny O’Brien is looking at an interstate Group One double with stable newcomer Iconoclasm beginning with The Goodwood at Morphettville. The Melbourne trainer is sending Iconoclasm to Adelaide for Saturday’s Goodwood before taking him north to Brisbane for the Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm on June 8. A former member of disqualified trainer Darren[...]
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