Racing precedents

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

Applicant

Robert Charles McPherson

Result

Appeal allowed, penalty varied

Decision

Disqualification for 2 years and 6 months for presenting a horse for racing which has had a prohibited substance (Oxyphenbutazone) administered to it under Rule 178. Appeal dismissed, penalty varied to a fine of $5,000.

Racing type

Thoroughbred

Thoroughbred racing rules

Offence type

Prohibited substances

Precedent

That application was considered by the Chairman, Mr Mossenson, on the same day. The appellant now applies again for?.Western Australia itself. A fine is the appropriate penalty for the type of offence committed in this case.

Paragraph number: 2 (12-07-94), 3 and 4 (27-07-94) and 11 (22-03-95)

Decision file

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