Suffolk

Grand National winning trainer fined for speeding

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section Suffolk
Grand National winner Pineau De Re and winning trainer Dr Richard Newland, from Claines, Worcestershire
Dr Richard Newland admitting driving at almost twice the legal speed in Ufford

The man who trained this year's Grand National winner has been fined £535 for speeding in Suffolk.

Dr Richard Newland, 50, was caught driving at 59mph (94km/h) in a 30mph (48km/h) zone in Ufford, near Woodbridge, in September.

Magistrates in Ipswich also ordered Dr Newland, of Egg Lane, Worcester, to pay £85 costs and a £54 victim surcharge.

Dr Newland trained Pineau De Re, the horse that won the showcase race at Aintree earlier this month.

In addition to the fine, he also had six penalty points added to his driving licence.

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