An Appeal (A. Cawley and J. Farrelly) to be heard by the Disciplinary Panel on Tuesday 9 March 2021

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n Appeal (A. Cawley and J. Farrelly) to be heard by the Disciplinary Panel on Tuesday 9 March 2021

08/03/2021 @ 11:40:00

10.00 am - Alain Cawley and Johnny Farrelly

The independent Disciplinary Panel of the British Horseracing Authority will convene on Tuesday 9 March 2021 to hear an Appeal brought by Alain Cawley and Johnny Farrelly against the decision of the Stewards at Exeter on 26 February 2021.

Alin Cawley was suspended for 14 days and Johnny Farrelly was fined £3,000 for schooling and conditioning the horse WHISTLEINTHEDARK (IRE) on the racecourse, in that Mr Cawley has failed to ride his mount in such a way that he could be seen to ask for timely, real and substantial effort to obtain the best possible placing.

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