Met Day Feature Win – Orffer Fined And Suspended

Misuse of crop

The National Horseracing Authority of Southern Africa confirms that at an Inquiry held in Cape Town on Saturday 6 April 2024, Jockey Corne Orffer was charged with a contravention of Rule 58.10.2, read with Guideline M in Appendix E on the use of the crop.

In the tightest finish of the day, Corne Orffer gets Master Redoute up on the outside to beat Triple Time (Van Niekerk) on the inside, with Aragosta (Fourie, red and white) and Nebraas (Lerena) in the mix (Pic - Candiese Lenferna)

Race 10 at Hollywoobets Kenilworth – Corne Orffer gets Master Redoute up on the outside to beat Triple Time (Van Niekerk) on the inside, with Aragosta (Fourie, red and white) and Nebraas (Lerena) in the mix (Pic – Candiese Lenferna)

The particulars being that he misused his crop by striking Master Redoute more than twelve times (13) over the entire duration of Race 10, New Turf Carriers Gr3 Western Cape Stayers, at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth Racecourse on 27 January 2024.

Jockey Orffer pleaded guilty and was found guilty of the charge.

The Inquiry Board, after having considered Jockey Orffer’s record pertaining to this type of contravention and the status of the race, ruled that he be suspended from riding in races for a period of fourteen (14) days and be fined the sum of R16 843.00 (sixteen thousand, eight hundred and forty-three rand).

Jockey Orffer was given the Right of Appeal against the penalty imposed.

  • Media release by the NHA on Monday, 08 April 2024.

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