Darren Weir: Australian trainer will not contest charges carrying possible four-year ban

Australian Weir has won extra than 30 races at the elite Grade One level

Australian coach Darren Weir faces a ban of 4 years after deciding now to now not contest charges brought in opposition to him for the possession of instruments primitive to raise electric shocks to horses.

Police seized four of the unlawful Taser-form gadgets at the Melbourne Cup winner’s stables on 30 January.

At a listening to with Racing Victoria, Mr Weir, forty eight, stated he would no longer contest three charges brought in opposition to him.

Assistant coach Jarrod McLean will contest a few of the charges he faces.

Charges in opposition to a third man, Tyson Kermond, of failing to reduction the stewards is more than likely no longer pursued.

Last week police seized a firearm, a substance believed to be ******* and the electronic gadgets at the Melbourne Cup winner’s stables.

The objects are recognized as ‘jiggers’ and might perhaps perhaps cause horses to urge sooner alongside with a jockey the exercise of their whip.

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