France Galop has introduced it has initially suspended main jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot from driving for the following two days, following his indictment for rape.
The case towards Boudot, who spent two days in police custody this week, reportedly pertains to allegations following a celebration in Cagnes-sur-Mer in February.
Boudot was named in media studies earlier this week, and the general public prosecutor in Senlis subsequently confirmed his identification.
The 28-year-old is a three-time champion jockey in France, and received the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on Waldgeist in 2019.
Boudot was resulting from trip final yr’s Arc runner-up In Swoop at ParisLongchamp on Thursday, however France’s governing physique introduced his suspension by way of its Twitter account late on Wednesday night.