Deanne Panya Licensed jockey Deanne Panya lodged an appeal against conviction and penalty after being found guilty by the Stewards under AR137(a) after her ride on Lass Vegas in Race 2 (All too Hard@Vinery Handicap, 1250m) at Canterbury Park Racecourse on Wednesday, 9 August 2017.
On this date, Ms Panya was suspended for a period commencing on Tuesday, 15 August 2017 and to expire on Thursday, 24 August 2017 on which day may resume riding. This appeal was heard on Tuesday, 15 August 2017 at the offices of Racing NSW (following the appeal of Rory Hutchings).
The panel gave the following orders: 1. Appeal upheld. 2. Finding of guilt for breach of AR137(a) set aside. 3. Penalty of a five race suspension set aside. 4. Appeal deposit to be refunded.
Click on the following link: Ms Deanne Panya - Reasons for Decision (released 15 August 2017)