`Jockey Paul O’Neill has apologised for the headbutt on a horse which could see him punished by the Horseracing Regulatory Authority.
He will be asked to explain his actions by the HRA next week after the incident at Stratford was caught by TV cameras.
O’Neill said: “I would like to say to the public that I’m very sorry they had to see such a thing. I’ve never done it before and it will never happen again.”‘
with video of the headbutt.