Corey Brown Licensed jockey Corey Brown lodged an appeal against conviction and penalty after being found guilty by Racing NSW Stewards under AR137(b) after his ride on La Chica Bella in Race 4 (Theraces Handicap, 1400m) at the Warwick Farm race meeting on Saturday, 8 July 2017.
On this date, Mr Brown was suspended for a period commencing on Sunday, 16th July 2017. Racing NSW Stewards later acceded to a request from jockey Brown to alter the period of the suspension; accordingly, subject to the outcome of the Appeal, his licence to ride in races is now suspended for a period to commence on Monday, 17th July 2017 and to expire on Saturday, 30th July 2017, on which day he may resume riding.
This appeal was heard on Tuesday, 18th July 2017 at the offices of Racing NSW and the Appeal Panel gave the following orders:
1. Appeal against the finding of guilt is dismissed 2. Appeal against penalty allowed 3. In lieu of penalty of 12 days suspension, a monetary fine of $5,000 is imposed 4. The Appeal Deposit is refunded
Click on the following link: Corey Brown - Reasons for Decision (18 July 2017)