The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an Inquiry held in Port Elizabeth on 6 July 2018, Jockey Robert Khathi was charged with a contravention of Rule 56.2.4, in that on 8 June 2018 Jockey Khathi took into and used a cellular telephone whilst inside the jockeys’ quarters.
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At an inquiry held in Cape Town on Wednesday 27 June 2018, Jockey Aldo Domeyer, in absentia, was charged with a contravention of Rule 62.2.7 in that as the rider of BLACK INDY, he failed to ensure that he did not cause interference to BLACK SAIL when he shifted inwards in front of BLACK SAIL passing the 600m in Race 4 at Kenilworth Racecourse on 2 June 2018.
Lyndon Barends, Chief Executive of the National Horseracing Authority, issued a statement on Friday concerning issues in the racing industry. The statement reads in full:
The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an Inquiry concluded at the NHA offices at Turffontein on 13 June 2018, Jockey Simons was charged with a contravention of Rule 77.1 read together with Rule 77.2.11 in that urine samples taken from him at the Vaal Racecourse on 27 October 2016, 29 October 2016 and 22 November 2016, were found, after analysis, to contain Hydrochlorothiazide, which is a banned substance in terms of the Rules of The National Horseracing Authority.
VAN HALEN wins the Medallion
Jockey Craig Zackey has been suspended from riding for 10 days after causing interference in the Grade 1 Gold Medallion at Scottsville in May – a race he won on Van Halen for trainer Tobie Spies.