Trainer Gerard Butler disqualified from racing for five years

Gerard Butler disqualified from racing for five years having admitted all seven charges against him. The Newmarket trainer attended a disciplinary panel of the British Horseracing Authority last month, and they have announced Butler admitted to all seven charges against him relating to samples of an anabolic steroid found in horses in his care.

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BHA tightens Rules on Prohibited Substances

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today announced an amendment to the Rules of Racing which means that a trainer may be charged if certain prohibited substances are administered to horses in their care or control, without the requirement for a positive sample to have been obtained.

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