Veale Fined For Misuse Of Crop

Has the Right of Appeal against penalty

The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an inquiry held in Durban on 3 April 2024, Jockey Sean Veale was charged with a contravention of Rule 58.2.10 (read with Guideline M in Appendix E on use of the crop).

Jockey Sean has the Right of Appeal (Pic – Candiese Lenferna)

The particulars being that he misused his crop by striking Sage King more than twelve times (16) which was not warranted when considering the circumstances of the race, during Race 7 at the Vaal Racecourse on 07 March 2024.

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

The Inquiry Board, after considering all factors in mitigation, imposed a penalty of a fine of R10 000.

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

  • Media release by the NHA on Thursday, 04 April 2024.

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