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But teachers' leaders said a rap on the knuckles for QCA was not enough.
JOE TIZZARD made his point with a Cheltenham win on his Dad's horse Lucky Clover yesterday, but he still got a rap on the knuckles from the stewards.
That is why the procedures which led to the referee committee giving McDonald only a rap on the knuckles will be reviewed today.