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Edmond Kent (Trainer) Referral – Stable Inspection 25 April 2023

The Referrals Committee, Mr Robert Dore (Chairman), Mr Anthony Byrne and Mr John Murphy convened at the offices of the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board on Tuesday, 9 July 2024 to consider whether Mr Edmond Kent (Trainer) was in breach of any rules of racing arising from a stable inspection carried out at his Training Establishment on 25 April 2023 by IHRB officials.

On the day, there was no Medicines Register presented when requested during the inspection as required under Rule 148(iii)(b).

In his evidence, Mr Kent explained that due to personal reasons at the time he had no access to his Medicines Register or the house where he kept it.

Having considered the evidence, the Referrals Committee found Mr Kent in breach of Rule 148(iii)(b). Having considered his evidence and his record in this regard they imposed a fine of €150.

The case was presented by Ms Christine Traynor IHRB Head of Racing Regulation and Integrity.

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