Search
where the horse is always the hero
Article Item
Posted 2021-04-16 13:23:31  
Smit pleads guilty


The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an Inquiry held at the offices of the Vaal Racecourse on Wednesday, 14 April 2021, Trainer Sarel von Willingh Smit was charged with a contravention of Rule 72.1.25.

The particulars being that he conducted himself in an improper manner on racecourse property by using foul and abusive language towards a Jockey in the unsaddling enclosure, after the running of Race 7 at the Vaal Racecourse, on Tuesday, 16 March 2021.

Mr von Willingh Smit pleaded guilty to the charge and was found guilty of the charge.

The Inquiry Board, after considering the evidence led and taking into account the factors in mitigation, ruled that Mr von Willingh Smit be fined the sum of five thousand rand (R5 000).

Mr von Willingh Smit has the Right of Appeal against the penalty imposed.

NHA

 

Rate:
Email link to a friend | Printable Version
  • National Horseracing Authority News
    Displaying 10 ResultsSee All
    nha & hkjc funding arrangement 1 days ago

    The National Horseracing Authority of Southern Africa (NHA) is proud to announce major funding suppo...

    View | Add Comment
    merit rating appeal2 days ago

    An independent Appeal Panel consisting of Messrs R Skelton, M Wanklin and R S Napier was convened on...

    View | Add Comment
    jockey grant van niekerk-suspended4 days ago

    The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an inquiry held in the Stipendiary Steward&rsquo...

    View | Add Comment
    jockey eldin webber found guilty2021-04-30

    The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an inquiry which was finalised in Port Elizabeth...

    View | Add Comment
    jockey gavin lerena-found guilty2021-04-28

    The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an inquiry held in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 28...

    View | Add Comment
    jockey simanga khumalo pleaded not guilty2021-04-28

    The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an Inquiry held in Johannesburg on Monday, 26 Ap...

    View | Add Comment
    handicapping ratings update2021-04-20

    HSH Princess Charlene Empress Club Stakes (Grade 1) SUMMER PUDDING remains unchanged on a rating ...

    View | Add Comment
    inquiry – jockey jason gates2021-04-17

    The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an Inquiry held in Durban on 14 April 2021, Jock...

    View | Add Comment
    handicapping ratings update2020-11-10

    Laisserfaire Stakes (Handicap) (Listed)   HELLO WINTER HELLO has had her rating raised from 9...

    View | Add Comment
    weight-loss rider suspended: workrider mr vusumzi sithetho2020-09-16

    The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an inquiry held in Johannesburg on 15 September...

    View | Add Comment