NSW jockey Brodie Loy lodged an appeal with the Racing New South Wales Appeal Panel against penalty after being found guilty by the Racing NSW Stewards' under AR175(gg), (g) & (a). Following a urine sample obtained from Mr Loy on 29 January 2018 after he rode in Race 3 at Goulburn earlier that day, Stewards also inquired into the circumstances leading to the delay in that sample being provided and subsequent events.
Following a Stewards inquiry on 5 April, 2018 Mr Loy was Disqualification for a period of 12 months backdated to 9 February 2018 (on which day he was stood down by stewards) and to expire on 9 February 2019. This appeal was heard on Friday, 22 June 2018 commencing at 9.30am.
The panel gave the following orders:
Appeal against penalty dismissed
Penalty of 12 months Disqualification confirmed, backdated to 9 February 2018 and to expire on 9 February 2019
Appeal deposit forfeited