Talking Horses: There's no fun in going racing now, says Gary Moore

By: Chris Cook Friday 14 August 2020

Trainer avoided a three-month racecourse ban at a hearing last week but says he would gladly have accepted such a verdict

Having kept his right to attend racecourses at a hearing last week, despite the best efforts of the ruling body, the trainer Gary Moore says he could easily have made his peace with a much harsher verdict. Moore was found to have entered areas at Goodwood where he was not supposed to be, in breach of British Horseracing Authority guidelines intended to minimise the risk of spreading Covid-19, but his punishment was a fine of £750, whereas it emerged this week that the regulator had asked for a three-month racecourse ban.

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