Corruption case against Willie Mullins’ vet described as ‘complete fantasy’

• Tim Brennan alleged to have passed inside information
• His brother layed Faugheen before it was declared a non-runner

A corruption case brought against Willie Mullins’ vet has been condemned by defence lawyers as “complete fantasy”, at a regulatory hearingon Monday. Tim Brennan, who earns 40% of his income from attending on Mullins’s horses, is charged by the British Horseracing Authority with passing inside information to his brother, Michael, who then layed Faugheen for the 2016 Champion Hurdle, two days before Mullins declared the horse a non-runner.

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