Godolphin trainer disqualified for eight years for doping

Mahmood Al Zarooni apologised for his "catastrophic error" after the doping scandal erupted. Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Godolphin trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni has been disqualified for eight years by the British Horseracing Authority are admitting doping 15 of the operation's horses.


Horse trainer to appeal ban

The trainer at the centre of one of racing's biggest scandals has lodged an appeal against the severity of his eight-year suspension. Mahmood Al Zarooni was found guilty of administering anabolic steroids to 15 horses in his care.