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Tim Brennan cleared of passing on information about Faugheen injury

• Disciplinary panel said there were other possible sources
• BHA left to explain why it had pursued case relating to vet

Tim Brennan has been cleared of the accusation that he passed on inside information about an injury to Faugheen before the 2016 Champion Hurdle, in the latest high-profile disciplinary verdict to go against racing’s ruling body. The British Horseracing Authority was left trying to explain why it had pursued the case when, according to the panel’s ruling, it has no jurisdiction over vets who live and work in Ireland.

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