Houston jockey accused of shocking horse during race suspended

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A suspended horse jockey won't be back on a Texas race track any time soon after a photo surfaced that appears to show him using a device to shock his horse

A jockey photographed shocking his horse to the finish line in a Houston race won't be back on the track anytime soon.

The racing commission Monday suspended Roman Chapa for five years and fined him $25,000.

Chapa has until Thursday to appeal the ruling.

A criminal case is still pending.
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