Dog handler who used piglet as live bait fails in legal challenge

Christopher Connolly excluded from events by Irish Greyhound Board over incident

Christopher Connolly was handed a five year ban from involvement in greyhound racing following an incident in Australia.

Christopher Connolly was handed a five year ban from involvement in greyhound racing following an incident in Australia.

A dog handler who used a live piglet as bait to train greyhounds has failed in a High Court challenge to his exclusion from racetracks or coursing events.

Christopher Connolly (25), of Farney’s Cross, Cappawhite, Co Tipperary, sought to quash a decision by Bord na gCon (Irish Greyhound Board), which regulates greyhound racing in Ireland, to exclude him from events.

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