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Jockeys did not cooperate with police, says informant in Weir case

The police informant at the centre of Darren Weir's animal cruelty investigation said jockeys he spoke to involved in the 2018 Melbourne Cup did not cooperate with police.

During the second day of the committal hearing into criminal charges of animal abuse and conspiracy to defraud stewards by Mr Weir and his co-accused, Senior Constable Cliff Pickett said whistling and the application of blinkers were cues that were replicated on race day to make horses run faster.

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Article written by: Damien Ractliffe

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