Racing precedents

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


Bruno Moteleone


Appeal allowed, penalty varied


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 racing rules

Offence type

Prohibited substances


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.

Paragraph number: 2

Decision file

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