Crehan suspended for 28 days after failing to ride out Aerion Power for first place


Apprentice Mark Crehan has been suspended for 28 days for failing to trip out Aerion Energy for first place within the LMD Vacuum Excavation Handicap at Doncaster.

The 3lb claimer mistook the half-furlong marker for the successful publish when in entrance on the Sir Michael Stoute-trained three-year-old.

Colony Queen, educated by John Mackie and ridden by Connor Beasley, took benefit to attain by a neck. Spanish Archer was only a nostril away in third place.

Crehan is banned from July 31 to August 27 inclusive.

The stewards report on learn: “Having heard his proof and considered recordings of the race, they discovered he had mistaken the ½ furlong marker for the successful publish and as such had stopped driving prematurely. Crehan was present in breach of Rule (F)37 and responsible of failing to trip out on a horse that might have completed first and was suspended for 28 days.”


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