Trainer Charlie Brooks has had eight runners, but no winners this seasonPICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)
Trainer Charlie Brooks arrested on Tuesday
TRAINER Charlie Brooks, the husband of former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks, has been arrestedon suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
Brooks, who trains near Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire, was one of five men arrested on Tuesday morning along with his wife, sources said.
Rebekah Brookshad been on bail after being questioned by detectives last summer on suspicion of phone hacking and corruption.
Police are searching addresses after dawn raids in London, Hampshire and Hertfordshire.
The trainer, aDaily Telegraph columnist, has had eight runners this term, but has yet to saddle a winner. He has declared Beckhani to run in the bumper at Huntingdon on Wednesday.