Bryony Frost tells BHA panel that Robbie Dunne exposed himself to her

By: Greg Wood Thursday 2 December 2021
  • Frost felt ‘isolated’ from rest of the weighing room
  • Dunne ‘promised he was going to hurt me’, says Frost

Bryony Frost, Britain’s most successful female jump jockey, told a disciplinary panel on Wednesday that her fellow rider Robbie Dunne subjected her to deliberate verbal and physical abuse which included an incident in which he “opened his towel and shook himself” in front of her, and eventually came to a head after a race at Southwell in September 2020. “At Southwell, when he said he was going to hurt me,” Frost said, “that was when I believed him.”

Frost was giving evidence on the second day of a disciplinary hearing in which Dunne is charged with bullying and harassing her between February and September 2020. While the incident in which she said Dunne exposed himself predates the period of the charges, Frost spoke about it for the first time under cross-examination by Roderick Moore, Dunne’s solicitor.

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