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Banned Australian Trainer Darren Weir’s Wagering Activities Come Under Scrutiny

Australian trainer Darren Weir, banned for four years after electric shock devices (“jiggers”) were found in his stable, has now come under investigation for his wagering activities. According to the Herald Sun, Victoria police and racing authorities found that accounts held by Weir or his associates wagered as much as A$9,000 ($US6,137) on some races. […]

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Weir Will Not Contest Electrical Shocking Device Charges; Stewards Seek Four-Year Penalty

On Monday, Racing Victoria (RV) stewards concluded their hearing into Show Cause Notices issued against licensed trainers Darren Weir and Jarrod McLean, which was initiated on Friday, Feb. 1.¬†Weir and McLean were asked to show cause why the stewards ought not exercise their powers pending the hearing and determination of charges issued against them by […]

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Trainer Weir Charged By Racing Victoria, All Entrants Scratched Through Monday

The Victoria Police’s Sporting Integrity Intelligence Unit found four electrical shocking devices in early morning raids Wednesday on the stables of leading Australian trainer Darren Weir, and on Friday the trainer and two of his assistants were charged by Racing Victoria stewards. Weir is best known as conditioner of 2015 Melbourne Cup winner Prince of […]

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Electrical Shocking Devices Found In Raid On Leading Australian Trainer

The Victoria Police’s Sporting Integrity Intelligence Unit found four electrical shocking devices in early morning raids Wednesday on the stables of leading Australian trainer Darren Weir, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. Weir and two other licensees were taken into custody by police and later released without specific charges, according to the report, which said […]

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