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

Rickie George Brown

Result

Appeal upheld, penalty varied

Decision

Disqualification of 3 months under Rule 178 for a prohibited substance (Carbon dioxide). Appeal against penalty only. Penalty varied to a disqualification of 1 month.

Racing type

Thoroughbred

Thoroughbred racing rules

Offence type

Prohibited substances

Precedent

This Tribunal carefully examined penalties in drug cases in its decision of O'Donnell. As I stated in? such special circumstances apply which would result in the imposition of a disqualification period being a manifestly excessive penalty.

Paragraph number: 9 (Ms Hogan)

Decision file

Page reviewed 18 July 2022