Week 40 horse racing news
Trainer Eamon Tyrrell and jockey Jason Behan have been disqualified for three years on the charge of preventing a horse from winning a race. The two have applied for legal advice on the matter.
Mark Bradburne, the jumping jockey who damaged his spine last April after unseated from Soldiers Tree, is due to return racing in a remarkable synchronization with the begginging of the National Hunt Season.
Makfi is retired to stud following a case of ringworm that has sealed any chance for the horse to attend the Breeder’s Cup Mile. The case of ringworm has been treated successfully but connection of the 3 year old 2000 Guineas winner and the only one to beat Goldikiva this season, say they are not sure he’ll 100% for the Breeder’s and so the decision to retire him was inevitable.
Jumps season takes on a high pace this Wednesday.