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Murray – Another 7 Days For Whip

Has the Right of Appeal against the penalty

The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an inquiry held in the Stipendiary Stewards Boardroom at the Vaal Racecourse on 28 November 2019, Jockey Callan Murray was charged with a contravention of Rule 58.10.2 (read with Guideline M on the use of the crop).

Callan Murray (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

Callan Murray (photo: hamishNIVENPhotography)

This arose in that he struck the horse WAQAAS (AUS) more than twelve times in the entire race, in Race 5 at Turffontein Racecourse on 7 November 2019.

Jockey Murray pleaded guilty to the charge and was found guilty of the charge.

The Inquiry Board, after viewing the patrol films of the race, considering Mr Murray’s record and all other factors presented in mitigation and aggravation, ruled that Mr Murray be suspended from riding in races for a period of seven days.

Jockey Murray has the Right of Appeal against the penalty imposed.

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2 comments on “Murray – Another 7 Days For Whip

  1. Speedster says:

    Suspension is the best punishment for whip miss-use, to give the jockeys a fine is a joke. Next offence must be a 30 day suspension…..

  2. bob kistnasamy says:

    The current tag of the “the whipping boy” of SA horseracing is at it again.
    Punishment for trying to get the get out of the horse.
    Suppose if he does not try, then the next punishment is for “lack of trying”

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