The IHRB has made announced their sanction this evening.
Gordon Elliott has had training licence suspended for 12 months with the last six suspended.
The decision was taken following a hearing by the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board referrals committee today .
It was convened in the wake of the controversial photo of the trainer sitting on a dead horse which circulated on social media.
The IHRB was also awarded costs of 15,000 euro.
Referral Hearing of Mr. Gordon Elliott (Trainer) on Friday 5th March 2021 pic.twitter.com/NftfngdOUl— IHRB (@ihrb_ie) March 5, 2021