THE Emirates Racing Authority (ERA) Appeal Panel has reduced a suspension of six months given to jockey Pat Cosgrave following an appeal.
Cosgrave, who was slapped with a riding ban after his ride on the Mike de Kock-trained Anaerobio in the Gr1 Jebel Hatta at Meydan in Dubai on 8 March 2014, is now suspended for four months. The penalty will expire on 16 July 2014.
The ERA delivered its findings regarding Cosgrave’s appeal on Monday, stipulating:
The Appellant Jockey is to bear the costs of the Appeal Panel members.
Pat Cosgrave, some breathing space.