Waller’s Ice Fine Heavily Reduced: Racing.Com 2/10/17

By: Brent Zerafa Chris Waller's appeal against the $30,000 fine imposed as a result of one his horses testing positive to ice has been reduced to $5000 by the Racing NSW appeal panel. Waller pleaded guilty to a charge of AR178 in December last year after a post-race urine sample taken from Betcha Thinking was

Karakatsanis Handed 12-Month DQ: Racing.Com 2/9/17

By: Racing.Com Staff Warwick Farm trainer Con Karakatsanis has been hit with a third disqualification in just six months, in this instance a 12-month DQ after being found guilty of raceday treatment of Howmuchdoyouloveme. The Group 1-winning trainer was handed down the year-long ban after Racing NSW stewards found him guilty of the charge under

Cobalt Ban for NSW Trainer: Racing.Com 2/1/17

By: Racing.Com Staff NSW trainer Garry McCarney has become the latest trainer banned on cobalt charges after Racing NSW stewards on Wednesday disqualified him for 15 months. McCarney pleaded guilty to two charges under AR178 of having brought Southern Flight and Head To Toe to Narromine on November 12 last year for the purposes of

Waller Fined $30,000 Following Ice Positive: Racing.Com 12/9/16

By: Racing.Com Staff For the second time in his career, Sydney's leading trainer Chris Waller has been fined $30,000 by Racing NSW stewards after he pleaded guilty to presenting a horse to race with a banned substance in its system. At Friday's conclusion of the methamphetamine case involving Waller's horse Betcha Thinking, the trainer was

Matthews’ Legal Rep Accuses RV at VCAT: Racing.Com 9/21/16

By: Andrew Eddy The Racing Victoria legal team was on Wednesday accused of serving as a cat's paw for a Racing NSW appeal in November over the questioning of Dr Adam Matthews at the cobalt appeal of Flemington trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh at VCAT. In an often fiery hearing, Robert Richter, QC, who

Stewards Charge Trainer Karakatsanis: Racing.Com 9/20/16

By: racing.com Staff NSW trainer Con Karakatsanis has found himself in trouble with the stewards following an incident involving Howmuchdoyouloveme at Randwick on Saturday. The sprinter was scratched from the Group 2 The Shorts after Racing NSW senior vet Craig Suann found a soft swelling on his neck during a pre-race inspection which he described

Stewards Seize Substances at Racing Stable: Nine.Com 9/18/16

By: AAP Racing NSW stewards have confiscated several substances from trainer Con Karakatsanis' stable after scratching Howmuchdoyouloveme from a Group Two race at Randwick amid concerns he had received a raceday treatment. Howmuchdoyouloveme was withdrawn from The Shorts at Randwick after the horse was found to have a lump on his neck when he arrived