Champion trainer Ciaron Maher will be allowed to have wins accumulated after the departure of David Eustace added to the victories he shared with his former co-trainer.

In a Racing Victoria (RV) backflip, it will be business as usual for Maher as he chases state and city trainers’ premierships.

The decision comes a week after RV announced that any wins Maher had since Eustace left on January 27 would not count towards his overall tally in 2023/24.

However, following a review that included submissions from Ciaron Maher Racing and consultation with industry stakeholders including the Australian Trainers’ Association, RV backed out of its original decision.

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