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Jockey hit with R60K fine after controversial dead-heat win

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Jockey Chase Maujean has right of appeal against both the finding and penalty imposed.


23 Oct 2020
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Jockey hit with R60K fine after controversial dead-heat win

Chase Maujean riding Kilauea earlier in the year.

Jockey Chase Maujean has been handed a R60 000 fine for the way he rode a horse when it dead-heated to win a much talked about race at Turffontein on 26 September. Half the penalty, R30 000, is suspended for a year provided Maujean is not found guilty of a repeat contravention of Rule 62.2.2. Maujean’s mount Puerto Manzano shared the spoils of a seven-horse Maiden Plate with stable companion Thumbs Up, ridden by Raymond Danielson. Remarkably, both horses raced in the colours of co-owner Laurence Wernars. The stipendiary stewards, unhappy with the effort Maujean put in, convened a formal...

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