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Betting charges against two jockeys to be heard on Thursday

The Victorian Racing And Disciplinary Board will hear charges made by Racing Victoria stewards against two jockeys, John Robertson and Daniel Schmitt, into bets they made on thoroughbred racing on Thursday, March 28th.

Stewards have issued a charge against Mr Robertson under AR 115(1)(c) of the Australian Rules of Racing which states:
AR 115(1)  A jockey or apprentice jockey must not:

         (c)   bet, or have any interest in a bet, or facilitate a bet on any race;
RV Stewards allege that Mr Robertson made, and/or facilitated and/or had an interest in the making of, 27 bets on thoroughbred horse races between 28 October 2016 and 18 April 2018, with the bets placed totalling $1,320.00.  

None of the 27 bets placed were on races Mr Robertson rode in.

Stewards have issued a charge against Mr Schmitt under AR 115(1)(c) of the Australian Rules of Racing which states:
AR 115(1)  A jockey or apprentice jockey must not:

         (c)   bet, or have any interest in a bet, or facilitate a bet on any race;
RV Stewards allege that Mr Schmitt made, and/or facilitated and/or had an interest in the making of, 71 bets on thoroughbred horse races between January 2016 and September 2018, with the bets placed totalling $2,050.00.  

None of the 71 bets placed were on races Mr Schmitt rode in.
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