British Horseracing Authority http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27940/all en Horse racing-Jockey, three footballers banned after corruption probe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/horse-racing-jockey-three-footballers-banned-after-corruption-p <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>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.</p> <p>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.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/horse-racing-jockey-three-footballers-banned-after-corruption-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bribery British Horseracing Authority Horse racing in Great Britain Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 17:16:02 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739506 at http://www.globalpost.com Jockey Ahern found guilty in corruption inquiry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130522/jockey-ahern-found-guilty-corruption-inquiry <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON (Reuters) - Jockey Eddie Ahern has been found guilty of three breaches of British Horseracing Authority (BHA) rules following a corruption inquiry.</p> <p>His punishment will be decided later on Wednesday, the BHA said in a statement on its website (<a href="http://www.britishhorseracing.com" title="www.britishhorseracing.com">www.britishhorseracing.com</a>)</p> <p>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.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130522/jockey-ahern-found-guilty-corruption-inquiry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British Horseracing Authority Horse racing in Great Britain Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 22 May 2013 16:02:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5843886 at http://www.globalpost.com Jockey Ahern banned for 10 years http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130522/jockey-ahern-banned-10-years <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>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.</p> <p>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 (<a href="http://www.britishhorseracing.com" title="www.britishhorseracing.com">www.britishhorseracing.com</a>).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130522/jockey-ahern-banned-10-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British Horseracing Authority Eddie Ahern Eddie Ahern Horse racing in Great Britain Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 22 May 2013 18:03:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5844017 at http://www.globalpost.com Jockey Ahern lodges appeal against 10-year ban http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130524/jockey-ahern-lodges-appeal-against-10-year-ban <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON (Reuters) - Jockey Eddie Ahern has lodged an appeal against his 10-year ban for corruption, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) said on Friday.</p> <p>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).</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130524/jockey-ahern-lodges-appeal-against-10-year-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British Horseracing Authority Thomson Reuters Fri, 24 May 2013 11:36:52 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5845418 at http://www.globalpost.com