Zahra free to ride on Australia Day

Jockey Mark Zahra is free to ride at the Australia Day meeting at Caulfield on Tuesday after appealing against the severity of a careless riding suspension.

mark zahra - trainer Racing Victoria stewards had outed Zahra for 12 meetings for causing interference aboard Growl near the finish of the Rain Lover Handicap (2000m) at Flemington last Saturday.
The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board heard Zahra’s appeal on Wednesday and reduced his suspension by two meetings.