Four-month suspension for amateur jockey Rob James over video of dead horse

A 12-month licence suspension was handed out to amateur jockey Rob James. The last eight months of which were suspended, following an Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board referral hearing into a video posted on social media of him sitting on a dead horse. The IHRB concluded its investigation into the incident and a hearing took placeContinue reading “Four-month suspension for amateur jockey Rob James over video of dead horse”

Denise Foster gets off the mark since taking over the reins from the suspended Gordon Elliott

Defi Bleu gave Denise Foster a definite start by giving her a first winner since taking over at Cullentra Stables. Trainer Gordon Elliott is currently serving a suspension. Defi Bleu took the Tomcoole Farm Ltd. Beginners Chase at Wexford. Ridden by Jack Kennedy and owned by Gigginstown House Stud, the eight-year-old got the better ofContinue reading “Denise Foster gets off the mark since taking over the reins from the suspended Gordon Elliott”

Denise Foster takes over from Gordon Elliott

It was announced on Twitter by Gordon Elliott Racing, that Denise Foster will take over as the licensed trainer at Cullentra Stables while Elliott serves his suspension as a trainer.  Elliott on Friday 5th March was handed a one-year suspension by the IHRB over the controversial photo which came out on social media, of theContinue reading “Denise Foster takes over from Gordon Elliott”

Gordon Elliott has been banned for 12 months with 6 suspended

Gordon Elliott has been banned from racing for 12 months, with six months suspended, and ordered to pay costs of €15,000, following his Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board referrals committee hearing. A photo of Elliott sitting on a dead horse appeared on social media last weekend, with the trainer admitting that the image was genuine in aContinue reading “Gordon Elliott has been banned for 12 months with 6 suspended”

Friday hearing with IHRB for Gordon Elliott

Gordon Elliott will face a Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board hearing on Friday in relation to the controversial photograph which emerged in recent days, but his career as a trainer has today been hit with a seismic blow following confirmation that Cheveley Park Stud will move their horses to the yards of trainers Willie Mullins and HenryContinue reading “Friday hearing with IHRB for Gordon Elliott”