Interference – Veale Suspended

Has right of appeal against the severity of penalty

The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an Inquiry held in Durban on 24 April 2019, Jockey Sean Veale was charged with a contravention of Rule 62.2.7.

National Horseracing AuthorityThis arose in that as the rider of AMBRA, he failed to ensure that he did not cause interference to other runners when shifting outwards between the 200m and 50m in Race 2 at the Greyville Racecourse on 10 April 2019.

Jockey Veale pleaded guilty to the charge.

The Inquiry Board found Jockey Veale guilty and imposed a penalty of a suspension from riding in races for a period of 7 days.

Jockey Veale has the Right of Appeal against the severity of the penalty imposed.

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