Jockey Herholdt pleaded guilty to the charge.

The National Horseracing Authority confirms that at an Inquiry held in Gqeberha on 16 July 2021, Jockey Francois Herholdt was charged with a contravention of Rule 62.2.7.  The particulars being that as the rider of WIND SOCK, he failed to ensure that he did not cause interference to other runners at approximately the 300m in Race 3 at Fairview Racecourse on 9 July 2021.

Jockey Herholdt pleaded guilty to the charge.
The Inquiry Board accepted his plea and found Jockey Herholdt guilty as charged.  After considering all the evidence, the Inquiry Board imposed a penalty of a suspension from riding in races for a period of seven (7) days.
Jockey Herholdt waived his Right of Appeal and was granted permission to take his suspension from 17 July 2021 to 23 July 2021, both days inclusive.
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