5 Dec 2018

Further charges laid in harness racing probe

1:08 pm on 5 December 2018

Further charges have been laid against high profile harness racing figures in the Christchurch District Court this morning.

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File photo. Photo: RNZ / Anneke Smith

Before today 11 people including drivers and trainers had been charged.

Another driver was charged today, with conspiring to administer a substance to a horse with the aim of influencing a race.

Additional charges have been laid against others already charged.

Most of those involved have name suppression and have pleaded not guilty.