Leading Victorian jockeys jockeys Jamie Kah, Ethan Brown and Ben Melham and apprentice jockey Celine Gaudray have been fined $5452 (each) for breaking lockdown laws.
“Police have issued penalty infringement notices to six people following a private gathering at a short term rental property in Mornington on Wednesday (25 August),” the spokeswoman said.
“Officers were called to the property on Tallis Drive following reports of a noise complaint about 11.50pm.
“Upon arrival officers located six people inside, all allegedly outside their 5km radius and in breach of curfew.
“All have been issued with a $5452 infringement notice for breaching Chief Health Officer directions.
RV CEO Giles Thompson said their behaviour has put the entire industry’s ability to operate during the pandemic at risk.