Paul Kimmage: Irish racing is refusing to recognise its doping problem as positive tests result in no meaningful repercussions

Feronily and Donagh Meyler on their way to winning the Dooley Insurance Group Champion Novice Chase. Photo by Harry Murphy/Sportsfile© SPORTSFILE

Paul Kimmage

Dr Lynn Hillyer is in for a rude awakening. The newly appointed — and first ever — head of anti-doping for the Turf Club and Irish National Hunt steeplechase committee gave an interview in last week’s Racing Post in which she made some alarming statements.