3 Nov 2008

Irish jockey fined over "tin pot Hitlers" statement

5:47 pm on 3 November 2008

The Irish jockey John Egan has been fined $9000 for describing Racing Victoria vets as "tin pot Hitlers".

Egan pleaded guilty to a charge of bringing racing into disrepute with his comments made in a television interview at the weekend.

Egan is free to ride Yellowstone in tomorrow's Melbourne Cup should the horse run.