Seven-day ban for De Sousa
Silvestre De Sousa faces an enforced Christmas holiday after copping a seven-day ban for his use of the whip at Kempton.
Last Updated: 13/12/12 5:22pm
The Brazillian was suspended for using his whip above the permitted level in the 32RedBingo.com Claiming Stakes when going down by a short-head on Ishigunnaeatit.
De Sousa will miss racing December 27-31 and January 1 and 2.
Fellow jockey Liam Keniry was banned for four days on the winner Sofi's Spirit (9-2) for the same offence and will miss December 27-30.