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British trainer Ian McInnes banned for 3 years

Updated: June 21, 2013, 2:07 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- A British trainer has been banned from racing for three years for running a horse nine times after it had undergone a procedure that is banned.

A British Horseracing Authority disciplinary panel disqualified Ian McInnes until June 21, 2016, after ruling that he "disregarded the welfare" of Commando Scott by running the horse after a leg operation.

The BHA said Friday in a statement that McInnes "seriously undermined the trust placed in trainers to look after horses in their ...

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