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Carter guilty of riding 'blatant' non-trier as panel clears Wainwright.

Byline: David Carr

FORMER jockey Adam Carter was yesterday found guilty of a stopping ride that a disciplinary panel described as "about as blatant an example of a non-trier as one could get".

Malton trainer John Wainwright and professional gambler John Wright were cleared of conspiring to commit a corrupt or fraudulent practice.

They were found not guilty by a disciplinary panel after an inquiry into the running and riding of Blazeofenchantment, who finished seventh of nine in a race at Southwell in June 2014.

But Carter was found guilty of riding the gelding other than on its merits and of passing information to Paul Bradley and through him to Peter Bennett, who were both found by the panel to have breached the rules regarding use of inside information.

Blazeofenchantment was never a factor in the race in question, slow into his stride and tenderly ridden by Carter.

Carter was accused at the hearing of having given him "the clearest of stopping VVCONTINUES page 3

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Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Aug 18, 2017
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