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The Orders and Rules of Racing

PART 6 - DISCIPLINARY ACTION - (A)52 to (A)75


62. Rule 61: excepted cases

62.1 The general suspension for which Rule 61.2.2 makes provision is subject to the following exceptions.
62.2 No general suspension will be imposed where the right of appeal to the Authority under Rules 76 or 82 has been exercised in respect of the Stewards' suspension and the appeal is not yet finally determined.
62.3 No general suspension will be imposed

62.3.1 where the Authority has decided to cancel the Stewards' suspension in exercise of its powers under Rule (B)18 (other powers of the Authority as to Stewards' decisions), or
62.3.2 to the extent that the Authority has reduced the period of the suspension in exercise of those powers.

62.4 Where the original riding suspension imposed by Stewards on a Professional Rider is for 4 days or less, no general suspension will be imposed in respect of any day when

62.4.1 a Group 1 or Grade 1 Pattern Race is programmed to take place in Great Britain, and
62.4.2 the Rider would otherwise be entitled to ride in that race (whether under the terms of his jockey's licence or the equivalent authorisation to ride by a Recognised Racing Authority).

62.5 Where the original riding suspension imposed by Stewards on an Amateur Rider in a steeple chase, hurdle race or National Hunt Flat Race is for 4 days or less, no general suspension will be imposed in respect of any day when a Grade 1 Pattern Race is programmed to take place in Great Britain.
62.6 The Authority may, on an application by a Professional Rider or an Amateur Rider made under Paragraph 12 of Schedule (B)1, direct that the exception specified in Paragraph 62.4 or 62.5 does not apply to him in respect of the original riding suspension imposed by Stewards.