Racing precedents

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


Clint Kenneth Harvey


Appeal allowed, penalty varied


Suspension for 17 days under Rule 137A(2)(a) for improper use of the whip. Conviction confirmed. The Tribunal found that a fine would have been the appropriate penalty. As the appellant had served 6 days suspension, it was ordered that no further penalty be imposed.

Racing type


Thoroughbred racing rules

Offence type



In view of the fact that a stay was initially refused Apprentice Harvey has already served a suspension from after the time? circumstances and the fact that the majority of offenders who have breached the Rule in the past have been fined.

Paragraph number: 8

Decision file

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