Racing precedents

A list of precedents from determinations made by the Racing Penalties Appeal Tribunal.


Shane Andrew Beard


Appeal dismissed


Disqualification for 6 months for presenting a greyhound for racing with a drug or drugs (Diclofenac) administered to it under Rule 106. Appeal as to penalty only. Appeal dismissed, penalty confirmed.

Racing type


Greyhound racing rules

Offence type

Prohibited substances


In this appeal, counsel for the appellant tendered to us reports of penalties imposed for similar offences in other states? opinion that nothing has been demonstrated to indicate that the Western Australian approach is not the one to be followed.

Paragraph number: 8

Decision file

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