Davy Russell: Jockey gets four-day ban for punching horse Kings Dolly at Tramore

Davy Russell

Jockey Davy Russell has been given a four-day ban after punching a horse on the back of the head before a race.

Russell, 38, aimed a blow with his right hand while on board Kings Dolly, after the horse pulled up at a pre-race ‘show’ hurdle.

The incident took place before the mares’ handicap hurdle at Tramore on 18 August.

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