Urged by trainer Toby Balding to make a public apology to the 21-year-old rider 24 hours earlier, Anthony Mildmay-White, the chairman of the Disciplinary Committee, expressed regret for the publicity that had singled out the Irishman as one of the chief targets of the new whip rules.
Balding responded: 'I would have thought in this day and age that amounts to an apology. I am happy to let the matter rest.'
Maguire's agent, Dave Roberts, said: 'Adrian has spoken to a solicitor, but we want to see this Jockey Club statement in print before we make any further comment.'Reuse content