7 Dec 2018

Harness racing probe spreads to Auckland

1:13 pm on 7 December 2018

The investigation into the harness racing industry has spread to Auckland, police say.

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So far, 13 of some of the most high profile names in the sport are facing race-fixing and drugs charges.

All of the races until now have been based in the South Island.

Today police said Operation Inca had uncovered possible race-fixing involving at least one meeting in Auckland in May this year.

They say the Racing Integrity Unit has informed it of the allegations and further charges are possible.

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