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Thursday, September 25, 2003


MAHDI WARNED OFF FOR 10 YEARS


Results of an Enquiry held by the Jockey Club Disciplinary Panel on Thursday 25th September 2003

Panel: Lord Halifax (Chairman), Alastair Macdonald-Buchanan and John Wallinger

Kamil Mahdi

The Disciplinary Panel of the Jockey Club held an enquiry on 25th September 2003, to consider whether or not Kamil Mahdi, a former licensed trainer, had committed a breach of Rule 201(vi) of the Rules of Racing, in light of his conviction at Suffolk Magistrates Court on 25th February 2003, on five counts of causing unnecessary suffering to horses in his care.


Having considered the evidence, including a statement from Mahdi, the Panel found him to be in breach of Rule 201(vi) and declared him to be a disqualified person for 10 years, with immediate effect.


The Panel also considered whether he had committed a breach of Rule 205(iv) of the Rules of Racing, concerning his attendance at Nottingham Racecourse during their meeting on 23rd October 2002 whilst a disqualified person.


Having considered the evidence, including a statement from Mahdi, the Panel accepted an admission from him that he was in breach of Rule 205(iv) and declared him to be a disqualified person until 24th September 2004.



HOUGHTON BOUND


The great bunch of Newsells Park Stud’s yearlings out of top race mares selling at Tattersalls Houghton Yearling Sale in Newmarket on October 1 & 2 are

Lot 3 Colt Giant's Causeway - La Virginia (Surumu)
By the outstanding miler of 2000, and half-brother to German Classic winners Lavirco and Laveron, from a family of champions.


Lot 22 Colt Danehill - Mosquera (Acatenango)
By the global sire par excellence, out of a Listed winning and Group 3-placed mare, who was one of the best of her generation in Germany.


Lot 25 Colt Montjeu - Natalie Too (Irish River)
By the best son of Sadler's Wells, out of a Group 1-winning champion, half-sister to the dam of Foreign Affairs, and from the family of Cricket Ball.


Lot 66 Filly Danzig - Teggiano (Mujtahid)
By the world's best sire of sprinters and milers, out of a Group 1-winning miler, who also won a Group 3 and was second in the Ribblesdale Stakes.


Lot 161 Filly Kingmambo - Key Academy (Royal Academy)
By the sire of King's Best and Russian Rhythm, and out of a Listed-placed winning half-sister to Group 1 winner Squeak.


Consigned by Voute Sales.


Full pedigrees can be found at http://www.newsells-park.com/yearlings.asp


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