Nick Luck Daily Ep 668 – A watershed moment for Irish racing?

Tom in for Nick and joined by broadcaster Jane Mangan to discuss yesterday’s breaking news that trainer Ronan McNally has been banned for 12 years by the IHRB, handed a €50,000 fine and ordered to pay back €13,000 in prize money. Jane takes us through the facts and assesses what this might mean for Irish racing going forward. We also discuss the new British whip rules form an Irish perspective and hear from Andrew Coonan, secretary to the Irish Jockeys Association. Brendan Powell, assistant to Joseph O’Brien, gives his view and talks about the yard’s leading lights this weekend. We hear from Ruth Dancer, director of White Griffin, about a new sustainability training course to support British horse racing. Plus we’ve the latest from Hong Kong with Jim McGrath.

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