Horse racing: Shock two-day ban for Bryony Frost

Torbay Weekly

South Devon jockey Bryony Frost was still celebrating another headline-grabbing victory when she was handed a shock two-day ban by stewards at Cheltenham.

Connections of Yala Enki, including the owner and trainer Paul Nicholls, have urged Frost, 26, to appeal the suspension, which Nicholls described as 'totally ridiculous'.

Frost and Yala Enki, who led from start to finish in the Grade 3 Jewson Click & Collect Chase, are alleged to have drifted off a straight line in the closing stages, but few thought it was an issue or affected the result.

Frost is in great form, making light of the pressure surrounding the ongoing investigation into her 'bullying' claims against fellow jockey Robbie Dunne - she rode her 24th winner of the season this week with one of the best 'strike rates' in the country.