The Appeal Panel has confirmed a date for the appeal of licensed jockey Blake Shinn. The hearing is set as Friday, 28 July 2017 at the offices of Racing NSW, not before 11:30am (follows the appeal of jockey Jake Pracey-Holmes).
Blake Shinn: Has lodged an appeal against penalty after pleading guilty under AR137(a) after his ride on Invincible Knight in Race 9 (#Theraces Handicap, 1500m) at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday, 22 July 2017.
On this date Mr Shinn was suspended for a period commencing on Wednesday, 26 July 2017 and to expire on Wednesday, 9 August 2017, on which day he may resume riding.
Racing NSW Stewards later acceded to a request from jockey Shinn to alter the period of suspension, and accordingly, subject to the outcome of the appeal, his licence to ride in races is suspended for a period to commence on Wednesday, 26 July 2017 and to expire on Sunday, 6 August 2017, on which day he may resume riding.