Former trainer Darren Weir has been cleared of three charges of trying to corrupt the outcome of races, including the 2018 Melbourne Cup.

Darren Weir and Jarrod McLean
Darren Weir and Jarrod McLean have been cleared on corruption charges (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

The Victorian Racing Tribunal on Wednesday ruled in favour of Weir in a case also involving his former assistant trainer Jarrod McLean and stablehand Tyson Kermond.

McLean and Kermond were also found not guilty of the corruption charges.

In handing down the tribunal’s finding, Judge John Bowman said his panel was not satisfied that using an electronic device known in the racing industry as a ‘jigger’ affected a race's outcome.

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