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Notice of a forthcoming Disciplinary Panel hearing (Matthew Hopkins)

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Former licensed apprentice jockey Matthew Hopkins has been informed that he has been charged with breaches of the Rules of Racing, as follows:

  1. Whether Matthew Hopkins acted in breach of Rule (D)53.2 of the Rules of Racing by virtue of the fact that, as a Professional Rider, he placed back bets with one or more Betting Organisations; and
  2. Whether Matthew Hopkins acted in breach of Rule (D)53.2 of the Rules of Racing by virtue of the fact that, as a Professional Rider, he placed a lay bet with a Betting Organisation.

The date for the hearing has been provisionally set as Thursday 25 June 2015.

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