Jockey Club scandals

Jockey Club scandals

Top steward 'could not understand' Fallon loss

AUSTRALIA'S top racing steward told a court yesterday that he could not understand why Kieren Fallon, the six-times champion jockey, lost a race he had been winning.

Wife of race-fixing court case jockey Fallon in court over assault in toilet

AFTER a week of Kieren Fallon's race- fixing court case dominating the headlines, the champion jockey's wife yesterday entered the dock for attacking a woman in a pub toilet.

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I could ride on for five more years, says Fallon

SIX-TIME champion jockey Kieren Fallon is adamant he has no intention of retiring.

September date set for Fallon's race-fixing trial

SIX-TIMES champion jockey Kieren Fallon, along with fellow- riders Fergal Lynch and Darren Williams, will face trial in the autumn in connection with the City of London police investigation into alleged race-fixing.

Hong Kong refusal for Fallon

THE welcome mat that is already in place for Ouija Board has been pulled from under the feet of Kieren Fallon by the Hong Kong Jockey Club.

Racing braced for fresh fixing scandal

THE racing world is gearing itself for another corruption scandal amidst speculation that a further four jockeys are about to be charged with race-fixing.

Fallon career in tatters as ban is upheld

ONE of the most colourful careers in top-class racing was effectively shattered in a London courtroom yesterday, when a judge ruled that Kieren Fallon's ban from riding in Britain should stand until the completion of his trial on criminal charges next year.

Fallon appeals to HRA against suspension from riding

THE latest instalment in the corruption scandal that has split racing takes place in London tomorrow when Kieren Fallon appeals against the Horseracing Regulatory Authority's decision to ban him from riding in Britain.

Jockey Fallon faces charge of corruption and is banned from racing

KIEREN Fallon, the six-times champion flat jockey, was among 11 people charged yesterday after a lengthy police investigation into corruption within horse racing.

Elsworth fails appeal

DAVID Elsworth left Jockey Club headquarters in London in a dejected mood yesterday after failing in his appeal against a £1,500 fine incurred over the running and riding of Wavertree Boy at Taunton last week.

Celtic Son's fate in Jockey Club hands

GIVEN the obscenely inflated prices charged by the hoteliers and innkeepers of Cheltenham for the privilege of staying in their two-bit town for a few days during the Festival, I hope Celtic Son has only put down a deposit for his intended trip there next month.

Fallon's relief as charges dropped

KIEREN Fallon spoke yesterday for the first time of his relief at the decision of the Jockey Club not to pursue disrepute charges.

Fallon cleared by Jockey Club

KIEREN Fallon, the most successful Flat rider in Britain in recent years, will not have to face a Jockey Club inquiry into whether he brought racing into disrepute over articles published in the News Of The World.

Champion jockey quizzed over 'fixing'

BRITISH horseracing is once again facing accusations of corruption after police arrested the champion jockey Kieren Fallon and more than a dozen other suspects as part of a high-profile investigation into allegations of race fixing.

Fallon inquiry to be delayed

A DATE for the inquiry into disrepute charges against Kieren Fallon and John Egan has yet to be set but "it is definitely not going to be September" according to Jockey Club officials.

Hillside Girl hearing

TRAINER Alan Berry, jockey Paul Bradley and blacksmith Steve O’Sullivan will appear before the Jockey Club disciplinary panel on Monday to answer charges over the running of Hillside Girl at Carlisle on 15 June.

Bradley awaits judge's verdict

THE difference between the 35-day ban imposed on John Francome in 1978 and the five years handed out to former jockey-turned-bloodstock agent Graham Bradley was branded "unforgivable" at the High Court in London yesterday.

Brooks says jockeys' link to punters is well known

FORMER trainer Charlie Brooks told the High Court in London yesterday that it was common knowledge that jockeys passed on information to punters. He was giving evidence on the second day of former jockey-turned-bloodstock agent Graham Bradley’s challenge to a five-year Jockey Club ban.

Fallon: 'I have been stupid'

UNDER fire, and under siege, champion jockey Kieren Fallon yesterday broke his silence over the so-called "sports scandal of the decade".

Fallon ridicules claims

CHAMPION jockey Kieren Fallon last night spoke for the first time about the Ballinger Ridge affair and insisted he is completely innocent of allegations of race-fixing.

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