Mgudlwa – 7 Days Suspension For Interference

Given the Right of Appeal against the penalty imposed

The National Horseracing Authority of Southern Africa confirms that at an inquiry held in Durban on 25 April 2024, Jockey Athandiwe Mgudlwa was charged with a contravention of Rule 62.2.7.

Athandiwe Mgudlwa suspended for interference (Pic – Chase Liebenberg)

The particulars being that as the rider of Pirate Prince, he failed to ensure that he did not cause interference to Rockie Reef at the 150m, in Race 5 at Hollywoodbets Scottsville Racecourse on 14 April 2024.

Jockey Mgudlwa pleaded guilty and was found guilty as charged.

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

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

  • Media release by the NHA on Thursday, 25 April 2024.

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