The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an Inquiry held at its offices at Turffontein Racecourse on 14 February 2018, Trainer Clinton Binda was charged with a contravention of Rule 72.1.45 in that he presented and subsequently raced NIGHT SHADOW instead of the horse TROUBLE MAKER, which was the horse carded to run in Race 3 at the Vaal Racecourse on 6 February 2018.
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Robin Bruss, who has been around horses and horseracing his entire life, and Advocate Simmy Lebala were appointed to the board of directors of the National Horseracing Authority at its Annual General Meeting on 17 January in order to fill two vacancies.
The National Horseracing Authority confirms that an objection was heard at its offices at Turffontein Racecourse on 9 February 2018.
Jockeys Anthony Delpech and Warren Kennedy have been handed seven-day competitive riding suspensions for failing to avoid interference in races in KwaZulu-Natal during January.
National Horseracing Authority Press Release: Over the last few racing seasons, a general decline in the Merit Ratings was observed, especially in relation to the large group of horses rated 70 and less.