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by Richard O.B.E. Griffiths

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ISBN:
190431709X
Author:
Richard O.B.E. Griffiths
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Individual Sports
Language:
English
Publisher:
Highdown (November 21, 2002)
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320 pages
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Richard Griffiths, who broke the story in the Racing Post, has followed the story for over two years and is considered the leading authority on the case

Richard Griffiths, who broke the story in the Racing Post, has followed the story for over two years and is considered the leading authority on the case. He was formerly the senior news reporter for the Racing Post and wrote an in-depth analysis of corruption within horseracing for the award-winning Observer Sports Monthly.

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Richard Griffiths, author of a new book on corruption in horse racing, outlines the . Racing's dark secrets. The sport faces one of its biggest challenges. Richard Griffiths' book Racing In The Dock is out now, published by Highdown.

Richard Griffiths, author of a new book on corruption in horse racing, outlines the problems still facing the sport. By Richard Griffiths Author of the new book 'Racing in the Dock'. Racing's standing could hardly be lower right now, thanks to a series of damaging corruption revelations that read like they have come straight out of a Dick Francis novel. Much as the Jockey Club, whose responsibility it is to regulate racing, would like this horrific issue to go away - it just won't.

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In February 1999, customs officers seized 472 kilos of cocaine with a street value of #61 million from a lock-up garage in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, and a farm in Middlesex. Eleven people were arrested, from Britain, Colombia and Brazil. So began a Customs and Excise investigation, "Operation Extend", which only became known to the public in June 2002. In all 15 people were convicted worldwide in a case which featured five separate trials, one which lasted 14 months, the second-longest criminal trial in UK legal history. This book reveals how the drugs smuggling organization uncovered by "Operation Extend" used betting and bookmakers to launder the money from their illegal drugs sales. How far the tentacles of the organization reached into the sport of kings is only just coming to light. The author is the journalist who broke the story in the "Racing Post" and who wrote an in-depth analysis of corruption within horseracing for the "Observer Sports Monthly".