More Sites
Search
Worst miss of the season?Worst miss of the season? Worst miss of the season?Worst miss of the season? Worst miss of the season?Worst miss of the season?
advertisement
Most popular articles
Rafael Nadal.Guts and gloryWhy celebrate Rafael Nadal's Open pain?
Wide World of Sports TV partners
Footy ClassifiedOur award winning panel tell it how it really is in the AFL world.Wide World of SportsCatch up with Ken Sutcliffe and the team on Wide World of Sports.NRL Footy ShowFatty and the gang bring you an entertaining look at rugby league.AFL Footy ShowAustralia's favourite team takes you through the week in AFL.
Melham fined $1200 over whip use
10:35 AEST Sun Oct 7 2012

Jockey Ben Melham has been fined a total of $1200 for five breaches of rules related to use of the whip at Flemington on Saturday.

Stewards found Melham had used the whip excessively or incorrectly on Excitable Boy in race one, Escado in race two, Happy Trails in race seven and twice on Bel Sprinter in race eight.

None of the horses finished in a place and stewards reported Bel Sprinter had displayed a slower than normal recovery rate after finishing fourth in the Gilgai Stakes.

The fines are among the highest imposed in Melbourne for breaches of whip rules.


You need the latest version of Flash Player.
Enjoy the most vivid content on the web
Watch video without extra features
Interact with applications on your favourite sites
Upgrade now