Suspension and Inquiry: jockey Coetzee, trainer Rugg

Jockey Felix Coetzee Suspended

The National Horseracing Authority confirms that Jockey Felix Coetzee was charged with a contravention of Rule 62.2.7, in that as the rider of MAGICO, he failed to ensure that he did not cause interference to other runners when he shifted outwards when insufficiently clear at approximately the 100m mark of Race 8 at the Kenilworth Racecourse on 22 January 2011.

Mr Coetzee signed an Admission of Guilt and he has been suspended from riding in race meetings for a period of ten days from 27 January to 6 February 2011, both days inclusive, but excluding 29 January 2011.

Finding of a Prohibited Substance : Trainer Mr V C Rugg

The National Horseracing Authority confirms the reported presence of a prohibited  substance namely Carprofen, in a specimen taken from the horse BOMBER BILL after it participated in Race 8 at the Flamingo Park Racecourse on 25 October 2010.

The trainer, Mr V C Rugg has been advised.  An Inquiry into this finding will be held during February 2011.

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