Licensed jockey Serg Lisnyy lodged an appeal against conviction penalty after being found guilty by Racing NSW Stewards under AR137(a) after his ride on Moonlight Spy in Race 4 (Benchmark 66 Handicap, 1100m) at Scone Racecourse on Monday, 19 November 2018.
Following a Stewards inquiry on this date, Mr Lisnyy was suspended for a period commencing Sunday, 25 November 2018 and to expire on Sunday, 2 December on which day he may ride. This appeal was heard on Monday, 26 November 2018 commencing at 11:30am.
The Appeal Panel gave the following orders:-
1. Appeal against finding of breach dismissed
2. Finding of breach of AR137(a) confirmed
3. Appeal against severity of penalty dismissed
4. Penalty of a six-meeting suspension confirmed. Such penalty to commence on 25 November, and to expire on 2 December 2018, on which day the appellant may ride
5. Appeal deposit forfeited