posted Feb 21, 2012, 6:25 PM by RIU Information   [ updated Feb 21, 2012, 6:28 PM ]

An investigation conducted by the Racing Integrity Unit relating to Apprentice jockey Casey Lunn’s handling of CHILLYDIP at the Greymouth Race meeting held on the 14th of January 2012 has been concluded.

Miss Lunn was charged under the provisions of Rule 636(1)(b) which reads:

636 (1) A person:

(b) being the Rider of a horse in a Race, must take all reasonable and permissible measures throughout the Race to ensure that his horse is given full opportunity to win the Race or to obtain the best possible finishing place;

After considering all the evidence the JCA found the charge proved.

After hearing all submissions regarding penalty the JCA suspended Miss Lunn’s License to ride in races from Tuesday 21st February up to and including Tuesday 20th of March 2012 (4 weeks).