It was no shock that the decision of the raceday stewards was reversed and the horse who passed the post first was (re-)awarded the race in Cheltenham
Comments like those from the governor of California - “I’ll tell you, talk about a sport whose time is up unless they reform" should not be taken lightly
The 'best' horse won the Kentucky Derby, but under US racing rules, he was thrown out for interference - even Donald Trump got in on the act
The Batcio and Aubrey McMahon Rule 212 enquiry is still on going but why were no inquiries into the ride of Kildorrery at Punchestown?
We’ve seen similarly poor rides by inexperienced riders on their own horses previously with no action taken
A round up of some of the racing stories and social media comments from this week
The prolonged inquiry into the finish of the Coral-Eclipse seemed unneccessary with each jockey being a bit economical with the truth
It's not easy to get racegoers through the gates, and they need to be kept informed of what's happening
By Irish Field Contributor on 02 June 2017
Interferance rules still miss the definition of the opinion by the relevant authority of the term "improve its position"
The inability to enforce non trier bans is damaging the reputation of racing but the stewards face a difficult task
Stewards inquiries are always going to be matter of opinion - there is no black and white rule
Does good drama for TV viewers always smake for a fair result in televising stewards inquiries?
French officials would have disqualified the Irish Champions Stakes hero Golden Horn
A stewards decision at Galway and visitor from Australia brought some reaction this weekend
By Irish Field Contributor on 21 August 2015
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