The Stewards announce the following disciplinary actions arising from inquiries held at the offices of the Jamaica Racing Commission, 8 Winchester Road, Kingston 10, on Tuesday, December 06, 2022.
Jockey JAVANIEL PATTERSON who rode:
- DOCTOR GREY in the sixth (6th) race on Sunday, 20th November was suspended for six (6) racedays and fined Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) for the excessive use of the whip during and after the running of the race, in breach of Rule 138 (5). The suspension will take effect on Saturday, December 17, 2022; and,
- FLY MESSENGER FLY in the eight (8th) race on Sunday, 20th November, 2022 was referred for counselling for the anger displayed by him, which included striking the horse with his hand in the tunnel, after the running of the race.
Only that and the stewards want to set an example the whip should be taken from him for at least the next ten race days when he returns