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Wrong Horse – Sharon Kotzen Fined

Trainer Kotzen has the right of Appeal against the penalty imposed

National Horseracing AuthorityThe National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an inquiry held in Port Elizabeth on 25 July 2017, Trainer Sharon B Kotzen was charged with a contravention of Rule 72.1.45 in that as the Trainer of TRINI’S ORATORIO, she failed to present the correct carded horse to race in Race 1 on 14 July 2017 at Fairview Racecourse.

Trainer Kotzen pleaded guilty to the charge.

The Board found Trainer Kotzen guilty as charged and having considered her plea in mitigation imposed a penalty of R10 000, of which R5 000 is suspended for a period of 12 months on condition that she is not found guilty of a contravention of Rule 72.1.45 over the said period.

Trainer Kotzen has the right of Appeal against the penalty imposed.

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1 comment on “Wrong Horse – Sharon Kotzen Fined

  1. Cycad says:

    how did the mistake happened?

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