The following can be attributed to a TRSA spokesperson:
Apprentice jockey Dylan Caboche’s licence has been suspended for striking his mount prior to Race 2 at Port Lincoln today.
Caboche was observed striking She's Reneldasgirl in the area of its girth as the field was being loaded into the starting gates.
Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA) Stewards conducted an immediate inquiry and suspended Caboche for two weeks under rule AR175(q) (misconduct).
TRSA does not condone and will not tolerate such behaviour and it is hoped this penalty – which will remain on the rider’s record and will impact his earning ability – will send a strong signal to others.
Mr Caboche’s penalty commences midnight on 17/11/17 for two weeks. Under the rules he has the right to appeal.
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