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Jockey Ahern lodges appeal against 10-year ban

LONDON (Reuters) - Jockey Eddie Ahern has lodged an appeal against his 10-year ban for corruption, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) said on Friday. The 35-year-old was found guilty of conspiring to commit a corrupt or fraudulent practice along with owner Neil Clement at a BHA disciplinary hearing on Wednesday. Clement, a former professional footballer, was banned for 15 years and fined 3,000 pounds ($4,500).

Jockey Ahern banned for 10 years

LONDON (Reuters) - Jockey Eddie Ahern was banned for 10 years on Wednesday after being found guilty of three breaches of British Horseracing Authority (BHA) rules following a corruption inquiry. The 35-year-old was found guilty of conspiring to commit a corrupt or fraudulent practice, intentionally failing to ensure the horse Judgethemoment was ridden on its merits at Lingfield in January 2011 and of passing information for reward, the BHA said in a statement on its website (www.britishhorseracing.com).

Jockey Ahern found guilty in corruption inquiry

LONDON (Reuters) - Jockey Eddie Ahern has been found guilty of three breaches of British Horseracing Authority (BHA) rules following a corruption inquiry. His punishment will be decided later on Wednesday, the BHA said in a statement on its website (www.britishhorseracing.com) Ahern was found guilty of conspiring to commit a corrupt or fraudulent practice, intentionally failing to ensure the horse Judgethemoment was ridden on its merits at Lingfield in January 2011 and of passing information for reward.

Horse racing-Jockey, three footballers banned after corruption probe

LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Jockey Andrew Heffernan was disqualified from riding for 15 years and three footballers were excluded from being involved in horse racing on Friday following a British Horseracing Authority (BHA) corruption inquiry. Heffernan was found guilty of conspiring with others to commit a corrupt and fraudulent practice, receiving a bribe and intentionally failing to ensure a horse ran on its merits.
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