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Posted 2021-04-28 11:50:36  
JOCKEY SIMANGA KHUMALO PLEADED NOT GUILTY

The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an Inquiry held in Johannesburg on Monday, 26 April 2021, Jockey Simanga Khumalo was charged with a contravention of Rule 62.2.3.

The particulars being that he failed to ride VARINA out to the end of the race and thereby prejudiced his chances of obtaining 4th position in Race 5 at Turffontein Racecourse on 3 April 2021.

Jockey Khumalo pleaded not guilty to the charge, but was found guilty as charged.

After considering the mitigating factors presented, a penalty of a suspension from riding in races for a period of ten (10) days was imposed.

Jockey Khumalo has the Right of Appeal against the finding and the penalty imposed.

NHA 

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