The boss of Racing NSW has lost a defamation case over an ABC expose on animal cruelty and wastage in the industry.
- Peter V’Landys argued he should have seen abattoir footage before or during his interview
- He claimed the story damaged his reputation as a racing industry regulator
- Justice Wigney denied all four imputations were defamatory
Peter V’landys sued the broadcaster in the Federal Court over a 7.30 episode titled The Final Race, which revealed retired racehorses were being slaughtered…