RV Stewards' Report - Wayne Cuddihy

Racing Victoria (RV) Stewards have issued a charge against registered stable employee Wayne Cuddihy in relation to evidence he provided during an investigation into a number of bets on thoroughbred horse races placed on licensed jumps jockey Martin Kelly’s betting account.

Mr Cuddihy has been charged with breaching Australian Rule of Racing 232(i) which states:

AR 232(i)  

AR 232 A person must not:
(i) give any evidence at an interview, investigation, inquiry, hearing and/or appeal which is false or misleading. 

 Particulars of charge:

1. On 26 February 2019 and 26 March 2019 (the Interviews) Mr Cuddihy was interviewed by Racing Victoria Stewards in relation to thoroughbred bets placed on Martin Kelly’s betting account.

2. Throughout the course of the Interviews, Mr Cuddihy gave evidence that the bets placed on thoroughbred horses on Mr Kelly’s betting account were not placed by Mr Kelly, but placed by him.

3. Contrary to AR 232(i), the evidence given by Mr Cuddihy during the Interviews was false and/or misleading.

The charge issued against Mr Cuddihy will be heard by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board on a date to be fixed.