Pierre-Charles Boudot

French Gaming Police Ask For Soumillon's Licence To Be Withdrawn “Indefinitely” Or That His Ban Be Lengthened

According to information obtained by Jour de Galop, France's Gaming Police mailed a letter to France Galop earlier this week requesting that suspended jockey Christophe Soumillon's licence be withdrawn indefinitely or that his ban be lengthened, the paper writes in its Sunday edition. Soumillion was suspended for two months after elbowing fellow jockey Rossa Ryan out of the saddle during the running of the G3 Prix Thomas Bryon on Sept. 30. "The fall (of Rossa Ryan) was not accidental, but was caused by Christophe Soumillon. This behavior is voluntary and...

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Boudot Has Licence Withdrawn 'Indefinitely'

French jockey Pierre-Charlies Boudot, who is currently suspended from riding due to being indicted on a rape charge last May, has had his licence "withdrawn indefinitely" by France Galop, at the French Ministry of Interior's request, Jour de Galop reported on Tuesday afternoon. The investigation is still ongoing, and it is unclear if the case will proceed to a trial. France Galop said that they had received a letter from the minister of the interior on Nov. 7 indicating that the ministry was maintaining its request that Boudot's license remain...

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Boudot Ban Extended Three More Months

Banned jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot, who was indicted on a charge of rape in May of 2021, has had his ban extended another three months by France Galop, Jour de Galop reported on Friday evening. This is the third extension since the original three-month suspension. The charges relate to an allegation made against Boudot, by a then-25-year-old female exercise rider two days after an alleged assault in Cagnes-sur-Mer on Feb. 27, 2021. Boudot is currently under judicial supervision and served his initial ban from May 12-Aug. 13 of last year. That...

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Boudot Ban Extended

Former French champion jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot, who was last May charged with the rape of a female work rider, has had a riding ban from France Galop extended a further six months. Boudot, who is currently under judicial supervision, was initially banned from May 12 to Aug. 13 last year, with than ban extended until Feb. 16. In a statement, France Galop stressed that the ban could be lifted before its term or renewed depending upon elements brought to the attention of stewards. It also noted that Boudot has voluntarily...

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Boudot Banned Six More Months

French champion jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot has had a three-month ban by France Galop stewards extended a further six months as he faces rape charges. Boudot, 28, was charged on May 12 for the Feb. 27 rape of a 25-year-old female work rider in Cagnes-sur-Mer. Also implicated is fellow jockey Pierre Bazire, who was charged in May with failing to prevent and report a crime. Bazire's suspension has likewise been extended six more months. Boudot, whose legal team has denied the allegations, had been previously accused of rape in 2018, but...

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Boudot Suspended Three Months

French champion jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot, who was on Monday arrested in Chantilly and on Wednesday charged with the rape of a work rider in February, has been suspended from race riding for three months by France Galop stewards. Also suspended is jockey Pierre Bazire, who was charged with failing to prevent and report a crime. Boudot has been released on bail of €50,000 and placed under judicial supervision. The charges stemmed from an allegation made against the 28-year-old Boudot by a 25-year-old female work rider from an incident in Cagnes-sur-Mer...

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Pierre-Charles Boudot Indicted On Rape Charge 

Pierre-Charles Boudot, who was arrested on Monday in Chantilly along with fellow jockey Pierre Bazire, has been charged with the rape of a work rider in February. The French champion jockey was released on bail of €50,000 on Wednesday and placed under judicial supervision.  Bazire is also under supervision and has been charged with failing to prevent and report a crime. Both jockeys have also been named as witnesses to the intimidation of a witness. The charges relate to an allegation made against Boudot, 28, by a 25-year-old female exercise...

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French Jockeys Arrested Following Rape Claim

France's champion jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot and weighing-room colleague Pierre Bazire were arrested on Monday in Chantilly following an allegation of rape, according to reports in the French media. The jockeys have been stood down from their riding commitments at Chantilly today (Tuesday), where Boudot, three-time winner of France's Cravache d'Or as leading rider, was set to have five rides and Bazire three. This is the second time that Boudot, 28, has been connected to an allegation of rape. In 2018, a complaint was made against him by a female amateur...

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Ganay Triumph For Australia's Mare Australis

There was more Boudot magic at ParisLongchamp on Sunday as "PC" made all to draw the sting from all rivals and land the G1 Prix Ganay with the rapid improver Mare Australis (Ire) (Australia {GB}). Always highly-regarded and now an entirely different proposition from the greenhorn of last summer, Gestut Schlenderhan's homebred had offered a glimpse of what was to come when second on his return to Skalleti (Fr) (Kendargent {Fr}) in the 10-furlong G2 Prix d'Harcourt at this venue Apr. 11. Asked a new question by his rider on...

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Half-Dozen Riders to Fly European Flag in IJC

Six European-based jockeys will square off against a half-dozen Hong Kong-based riders in the Longines International Jockeys' Championship at Hong Kong's Happy Valley Racecourse Wednesday, Dec. 9. Carrying prizemoney of HK$800,000 (£77,666/€86,943)--with a first prize of HK$500,000--the IJC is the most lucrative jockey competition in the world. The foreign contingent is led by the duo of Tom Marquand and Hollie Doyle, aged 22 and 24, respectively, and each of whom has celebrated a breakout season in 2020. Among Marquand's successes this season include the G1 QIPCO British Champion S. aboard...

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Order of Australia Blows Up Tote in the Mile

Order of Australia (Ire) (Australia {GB}) only drew into the race with the scratch of One Master (Fastnet Rock {Aus}) and needed a back-up rider when Christophe Soumillon was sidelined by a positive COVID test, but the 3-year-old overcame it all to lead home a one-two-three finish for Coolmore and trainer Aidan O'Brien in the GI Fanduel Breeders' Cup Mile Saturday at Keeneland. Off as a 73-1 outsider with Pierre-Charles Boudot picking up the ride from Soumillon, Order of Australia was able to get down into the three path after...

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Boudot at Brilliant Best As Audarya Upsets FM Turf

French Group 1 winner Audarya (Fr) (Wootton Bassett {GB}) punctuated her U.S. debut with a well-earned victory over five-time Grade I scorer Rushing Fall (More Than Ready) in the Maker's Mark GI Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf at Keeneland Saturday afternoon. GI Woodbine Mile heroine Starship Jubilee (Indy Wind) stumbled at the start, dropping Florent Geroux as Cayenne Pepper (Ire) (Australia {GB}) raced out from her outside berth to set the pace with Mean Mary (Scat Daddy) and Rushing Fall in close pursuit. Approaching the half-mile pole, Audarya moved...

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