Talking Horses: Dunne lodges appeal against 18-month ban for bullying Frost

By: Greg Wood Friday 21 January 2022

The jockey, who denied all but one charge against him last month, appeals against both the finding and penalty imposed

Robbie Dunne, who was banned from riding for 18 months in December after being found to have engaged in a campaign of bullying and harassment against fellow rider Bryony Frost, has lodged an appeal against both the finding and the penalty imposed in the case.

Dunne denied all but one of the charges against him at a hearing in front of a three-person panel last month, but was ultimately found to have engaged in “conduct prejudicial to the integrity, proper conduct and good reputation of racing” by subjecting Frost to a persistent campaign of physical, verbal and online bullying and intimidation over a seven-month period from February to September 2020.

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