Stephen Mahon

Mahon's Ban Reduced on Appeal

Irish trainer Stephen Mahon, who was banned for four years and fined for animal neglect, has had his ban reduced by six months on appeal, The Irish Field reported on Friday. His ban was originally going to expire on Apr. 14, 2025. Under investigation for alleged sampling interference with one of his former horses in mid-July, Mahon's appeal was heard on July 31, with the decision published on Friday. Mahon's licence was withdrawn in June after an Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board Referrals Committee hearing. The hearing found he had neglected...

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Stephen Mahon Will Be Investigated By IHRB For Alleged Sampling Interference

Trainer Stephen Mahon, who was banned in June for a period of four years for animal neglect, will be investigated by the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (IHRB) after allegedly interfering with the post-race sample collection of one of his former horses, the Racing Post reported on Sunday evening. Stormey (Ire) (September Storm {Ger}), a horse formerly trained by Mahon, ran third in the Tipperary Racecourse Beginners Chase. The incident took place at Tipperary and was reported to the stewards by IHRB veterinary assistant Avena O'Keeffe. She alleged that Mahon "was...

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Irish Trainer Mahon Banned, Fined For Animal Neglect

Trainer Stephen Mahon has been banned by the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (IHRB) for a period of four years set to end Apr. 14, 2025 after being found to have breached Rule 148(I), Rule 148 (IV), Rules 149 (I) and (II), Rule 272 and Rule 273 (XIII) after horses in his care were found to have been neglected to varying degrees. Mahon has also been ordered to contribute €5,000 in costs. Following inspections at his premises at Kilcolgan, County Galway, Mahon first had his licence suspended Apr. 17. The Referrals...

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