Suspended trainer Darren Weir will face another investigation as Victoria Police and racing authorities have uncovered secret betting accounts in which he may have used.
Victoria Police and racing authorities suspect Darren Weir used secret betting accounts to place bets up-to $10,000 on horses he trained, often in races where he had multiple runners backing his longer priced horses in the race.
One of the bets as reported by the Herald Sun was a $9,200 bet placed through a close friend on Peaceful State to win the G1 Australian Guineas in which Weir also trained the favourite in the race Cliff’s Edge.
The report suggests that more than 80 races are in the spotlight for the betting activity.
Weir is set to return to the courts in February where he faces animal cruelty charges.