The Italian jockey Arena has indeed revealed to police the Games there was an incident at a party attended by the Chief Stipe Ian Paterson and the incident could influence the commissioners in their decisions to suspend for six months. This sanction was imposed on him after the 24th day for his ride on Saziwayo in the eighth race of that day.
After his suspension, jockey Arena was arrested by the Police Games. It was subsequently translated into Court under a provisional charge of "cheating" before being released on bail.
This allegation is taken seriously at the Mauritius Turf Club (MTC). This Tuesday morning, September 3, the Chief Stipe met the "board" administrative commissioners and explained the circumstances in which he found himself to that party, organized by a horse owner, whose daughter attended and the Paterson there is little, the same tertiary institution.
"We listened and did not hide anything. He admitted that he went to the party with her ??family at the invitation and he said he did not know the jockey Arena would be, too, now. The Italian jockey tries to drown the fish. Everyone knows he made a huge mistake on the horse Saziwayo, "said a source at the MTC we.
An official communication on the whole matter will be made Thursday after a new meeting between the commissioners and Ian Paterson.