Report: CHRB Approves New Minimum Suspension For Riding Infractions

by | 02.23.2018 | 1:09pm

California Horse Racing Board has approved a measure that puts into place a two-day minimum suspension for jockeys that violate riding rules during a race.

According to a report in the BloodHorse, the previous rule did not have a minimum number of days required. In recent years, stewards have usually imposed a minimum of three days on suspensions.

Alan Balch, executive director of the California Thoroughbred Trainers, had requested that a decision on the matter be delayed, in order to have further discussions on the topic. The CHRB did not agree to another delay, and went ahead and voted unanimously to approve the measure.

Read more in the BloodHorse


  • gus stewart

    Fantastic the chrb is right on top of this crucial situation. With all of racings real problems they come up with this. What they should understand is that they will their own riding infraction problems when they don’t have a place to ride to in thier cars when horse racing goes away.. Good job..

    • Larry sterne


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