Determinations and hearings

Determinations made by the Racing Penalties Appeal Tribunal.

Hearings

Hearings are held at the State Administrative Tribunal, Perth.

Determinations

Determinations made by the Racing Penalties Appeal Tribunal.

Applicant

Bruno Moteleone

Result

Appeal allowed, penalty varied

Decision

Disqualification for 6 months under Rule 178 for a prohibited substance (Carbon Dioxide). Conviction confirmed, penalty varied to a disqualification of 4 months.

Racing type

Thoroughbred

Thoroughbred racing rules

Offence type

Prohibited substances

Precedent

In our opinion, it is an error of principle to impose a penalty at the highest end of the range,? the Stewards took caused them to give insufficient weight to the mitigatory factors that have been mentioned.

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Decision file

Page reviewed 18 July 2022