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De Gouveia Suspended

Has the Right of Appeal against the penalty imposed

The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an Inquiry held at Hollywoodbets Greyville Racecourse on 6 December 2021, Jockey Diego De Gouveia was charged with a contravention of Rule 62.2.7.

Diego De Gouveia (Pic – Candiese Lenferna)

The particulars being that whilst riding STAR ACT, he failed to ensure that he did not cause interference to AUNTY LIZZY (T Godden) leaving the 200m in Race 6 at Hollywoodbets Greyville Racecourse on 28 November 2021.

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Jockey De Gouveia pleaded guilty to and was found guilty of the charge.

The Inquiry Board after considering the evidence and the mitigating factors, imposed a penalty of a suspension from riding in races for a period of 7 days.

Jockey De Gouveia has the Right of Appeal against the penalty imposed.

  • Media release by National Horseracing Authority on Thursday 9 December 2021

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