09 November 2005

Mateship counts for nothing

"Best Mate's trainer Henrietta Knight will appeal against a £1,000 fine she incurred for the 'non-trying' of one of her horses at Towcester on Thursday," reports the BBC. Stewards ruled the Knight-trained 9-4 chance Harringay had been "tenderly ridden" when finished fifth, beaten 13 and a half lengths in a novice hurdle.

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