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22 May 2019


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Jockey P. S. Chouhan’s appeal against the order of Justice Kathawala (which upheld the order of the Stewards/ Board of Appeal) was heard by the Division bench of Justice Dharmadhikari and Gautam Patel in the Mumbai High Court today. They refused to admit his plea for a stay and upheld the earlier order of a 6 month suspension. But they also recommended that both sides accept a 3 month sentence with a 3 month suspended sentence, beginning from the first day of Pune season 2019. In deference to this our counsel agreed to the same. The charge remains the same, of not permitting his horse to run on its merits. Only the sentence has been altered to avoid protracted litigation.

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Former chief patron of RCTC, B M Khaitan passed away at 9.30am on Saturday. Known for his love and knowledge of thoroughbreds, Khaitan's red and gold colours ruled the Kolkata track for four decades till his son Deepak passed away few years ago.

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Trainer Vikram Appachu has been suspended by the Stewards of Mysore Race Club from 20-11-2019 to 19-05-2021 for indulging in fraudulent and improper practice, pertaining to the running of his charge ON HER OWN. The punishment is subject to appeal.