Racing Victoria (RV) Stewards today issued one charge against licensed jockey Nick Souquet following an investigation into a number of bets placed on thoroughbred horse races in Mr Souquet’s betting account in November 2018.
Mr Souquet has been charged with breaching 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;
The RV Stewards allege that Mr Souquet made, and/or facilitated the making of, and/or had an interest in, 10 bets on thoroughbred horse races on 10 November 2018, with the bets placed totaling $125.00.
None of the bets placed were on races Mr Souquet was involved in.
The charge issued against Mr Souquet will be heard by the RAD Board on a date to be fixed.