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Horseracing chief says no interview for Dubai ruler

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British racing's ruling body has no plans to formally interview Dubai ruler and owner of the sport's largest stable, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, British Horse Racing Authority (BHA) chief executive Paul Bittar wrote in the Daily Telegraph on Saturday. 

Dubai ruler, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al-Maktoum, attends the Dubai World Cup horse race, in the Gulf emirate on March 30, 2013. British racing's ruling body has no plans to formally interview the Dubai ruler and owner of the sport's largest stable, British Horse Racing Authority chief executive Paul Bittar has said.

Racing has been rocked by the doping scandal surrounding one of Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin Operation trainers Mahmood al-Zarooni, who received an eight-year ban on Thursday after admitting to ordering the administering of steroids to 15 of his 200-horse stable based at English racing headquarters Newmarket.

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