Gardaí attended an incident on Friday evening and it is believed that they foiled a planned sulky race.
It is understood that some of the sulkies were being driven two-a-breast and the drivers were cautioned in relation to their
“There was no race when we got there - simply a small crowd of people had gathered and there were sulkies present. We believe that there was a race planned.
“We asked the people to move on which they did and any minor infringements of the Road Traffic Act were detected and dealt with,” said a garda source.
1. An age restriction on those who operate
2. A roadworthy test similar to an NCT that
3. A license/registration requirement
4. Full compliance with existing laws including horse license,
Cllr McGuinness has also called for a special meeting be set up with Kilkenny Gardai to assess the impact of the sulky racing