Connect to the universe of racing TM

news / Horse Racing

VET BAFFLED BY RACING NSW CHARGES

BY Adrian Dunn - @adriandunn2
2 years ago Horse Racing

VETERINARIAN Dr Adam Matthews said he’s “disappointed” and “distressed” by charges brought against him by Racing NSW stewards in relation to the exhaustive Midsummer Sun cobalt inquiry.

Stewards issued six charges against Dr Matthews for his alleged involvement with Midsummer Sum before it raced in Gosford Gold Cup on January 9 this year.

Racing NSW chairman of stewards Ray Murrihy said the charges brought against Dr Matthews were issued on September 18, but release has been delayed after an injunction was sought and granted to Dr Matthews.

Dr Matthews is charged with allegedly being a party to race-day administration to Midsummer Sun before the Gosford Gold Cup. Midsummer Sun, the $3.90 favourite, won the $150,000 Listed Race.

He is also charged with allegedly being a party to breaches of prohibited substance rules by supplying two bottles of “Vitamin Complex” containing cobalt to Dr Tom Brennan who in turn supplied them to Sam Kavanagh. 

Kavanagh was disqualified for nine years and three months and fined $3000 in relation to cobalt and other charges. Dr Tom Brennan was disqualified by six years for his role supply cobalt, improper conduct and false evidence.

Dr Matthews is also charged with with being party to Sam Kavanagh administering a prohibited substance to Midsummer Sun, Centre Pivot and Spinning Diamond, by supplying two bottles of “Vitamin Complex” to...

RELATED STORIES

Thank You

You are now registered! Thank you & welcome to G1X - the universe of racing.
Close

Have You Joined G1X?

Already A Member?

If you require any assistance logging in, please contact us via email at: help@g1x.com.au and one of our friendly support team members will be in touch with you as soon as possible.
{{login_error}}
I have read, understood and accept G1X's Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy and I consent to G1X contacting me in relation to horse racing related opportunities including buying a share in a thoroughbred horse, opening a betting account with one of G1X's Betting Partners or becoming a member of The Cup Club or a racing Club.

Forgot Password?

{{forgot_error}}
{{forgot_message}}

Thank You

Thank you & welcome to G1X - the universe of racing.