Licensed jockey Jackson Morris lodged an appeal against conviction and penalty after being found guilty by Racing NSW Stewards under AR115 (1)(a) and AR232(b), of a conduct related matter at Wyong Racecourse on 19 December 2019.
At a convened Steward’s Inquiry on 22 December 2019, Jackson Morris was suspended for a period of 1 month and fined $1,000 (that fine suspended for a period of 12 months subject to good conduct).
An application by Jockey Morris for a Stay of Proceedings, which was opposed by the Stewards, was declined by the Principal Member.
This Appeal was heard Thursday, 9 January 2020, commencing at 9.30am at the offices of Racing NSW. At the commencement, the Appeal against the $1,000 fine was withdrawn by the appellant.
The Panel gave the following orders: