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De Melo Suspended

Has right of appeal against penalty imposed

The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an Inquiry held in Durban on 6 November 2018, Jockey Keagan de Melo was charged with a contravention of Rule 62.2.7.

Keagan De Melo – suspended

This arose in that as the rider of Final Attempt, he failed to ensure that he did not cause interference to L’Histoire (G Wright), when shifting outwards from the 100m to the 50m in Race 1 at Greyville Racecourse on the 31 October 2018.

Jockey de Melo pleaded guilty to the charge.

The Inquiry Board found Jockey De Melo guilty and imposed a penalty of a suspension from riding in races for a period of seven days.

Jockey de Melo has the right of appeal against the penalty imposed.

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3 comments on “De Melo Suspended

  1. Ronny Nijimbere says:

    A much needed suspension.. DeMelo has been battling for winners over the last few weeks

    1. Editor says:

      How does a suspension help, Ronny?

  2. Ronny Nijimbere says:

    A Suspension, Like a short holiday, Will ease the pressures of racing for DeMelo as he recharges his Batteries

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