Panorama’s shocking tale raises urgent questions for racing

By: Greg Wood Wednesday 21 July 2021

The revelations in Monday’s BBC documentary demand urgent action from horseracing authorities in Britain and Ireland

In a 24-race career for Nicky Henderson between May 2014 and April 2019, Vyta Du Roc won seven races including the Grade Two Reynoldstown Chase at Ascot, two Grade Twos over hurdles and a handicap chase at Cheltenham’s New Year’s Day meeting in 2018. In all, he banked nearly £180,000 in prize money for his owners, Simon Munir and Isaac Souede.

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