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Bryony Frost releases statement after rival Robbie Dunne was found guilty of ALL counts of bullying and harassing her

BRYONY FROST has broken her silence after rival jockey Robbie Dunne was found guilty of all counts of bullying and harassing her.

Dunne, 36, has since been banned from racing for 18 months, three of which were suspended.

Frost has asked for privacy after a jury ruled she was bullied by rival equestrian Dunne.

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Frost has asked for privacy after a jury ruled she was bullied by rival equestrian Dunne.Credit: PA
Dunne was found guilty of every crime

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Dunne was found guilty of every crimeCredit: PA

Cheltenham Festival and King George Frost, 26-year-old equestrian, said: “I would like to thank every individual, including the racing public, who has supported me not only over the past few weeks but throughout my time. past time.

“Now I want to take the time to think about the results before I make any further comments.

“I ask the media to please give me and those closest to me a few days of privacy.

“I need to focus on my upcoming trip for the weekend. Thanks.”

Dunne has was found guilty of all four counts of bullying and harassing Frost by a disciplinary panel on Thursday.

They ruled that Dunne subjected Frost to seven months of hell in the weight room ‘completely unacceptable’.

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They also discovered he had bullied and harassed her online, on the track and in the weight room.

Brian Barker, chairman of the council, said: “We cannot accept Mr Dunne’s denials, criticisms and arguments.

“A man who, in the opinion of one of his own witnesses, is a ‘petty thief’, and considers himself one of the elders of the weight room and one who expects his opinion attention.

“The tenor and the type of language we saw being used on Miss Frost were completely unacceptable, despite her stylistic frustrations and regardless of her routine in the weight room.

“They are completely within the scope of the ban set forth in the rule.

“Secondly, in consideration of the evidence presented and the approach taken by them by reputable fraudsters as well as by servants – who may find themselves in a difficult position – we There is concern that what Mr. Weston calls a ‘deliberation office culture’ has deep roots and is coercive, and in itself is not conducive to good health and the development of modern motorsport. “

‘NO WINNER’

However, speaking on Sky Sports Racing, legendary racer Barry Geraghty defended what took place in the weight room.

He said: “Without a winner, it was tough for Bryony, Robbie and for the race.

“For me, this is an incident between two people but not one but it’s not a reflection of the weight room and the culture and it’s a bit concerning for me.”

But commenting on the panel’s findings, top female coach Gay Kelleway said: “It’s 40 years too late!

“This is what I suffered when I rode, it took decades to see more clearly what girls riding women can go through.

“It’s not just Bryony, a lot of joking women have kept quiet.

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“One particular Flat jockey told me about her experience but she was too scared to say anything because they have this closed network in the weight room.

“But finally there’s Bryony Frost, they heard her and I 100% agree with the verdict.

“Thank God, she mustered the courage and courage to speak up.

“This is very obvious and has been going on for decades. I have suffered.

“In my day, we didn’t have a rule about not being bullied or harassed and thank God that made it clear to us the authority we had to look at the facilities. that chariot women have and we must have an even denomination.

“They have to see clearly what happened here.”

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