Social media-savvy coach and former jumps rider Jamie Osborne built a splash on Twitter Wednesday night when he posted a screenshot of a disturbing message despatched to his daughter, 19-calendar year-old apprentice jockey Saffie Osborne. The trainer called for punishment and platform bans of the perpetrator, and explained the incident has been referred to police, in accordance to racingpost.com.
“I know jockeys get messages all the time, and I do not know what proportion of them get claimed, but I consider there arrives a stage where ample is more than enough,” Osborne told racingpost.com. “I know Saffie has been finding them. But the mother nature and the tone of this a single was, in my mind, a action way too much, and I really don’t see why jockeys should have to set up with this on a common foundation devoid of there seemingly being any get in touch with for motion.”
A number of social media customers stepped up to guidance Osborne, such as top coach Mark Johnston, who is also pursuing law enforcement motion with a related abusive message sent to jockey Joe Fanning.
Troubles with cyber bulling brought on the British Horseracing Authority to be part of with other sporting activities in a social media blackout in the course of the 1st weekend of May perhaps, and a spokesperson for the BHA explained to racingpost.com: “Everyone at the BHA was appalled to find out of the abuse acquired by Saffie Osborne. The BHA has been in contact with Saffie and her spouse and children to provide our assistance and it has been heartening to see the racing neighborhood uniting to condemn this abhorrent behavior.”
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