Racing precedents

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


Christine Robartson


Appeal dismissed


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

Racing type


Greyhound racing rules

Offence type

Prohibited substances


The fact that the offence rule now compared to the equivalent previous one is expressed differently does not in the circumstances of this case justify? other trainers with impeccable records were meted out disqualifications for anti-inflammatories.

Paragraph number: 14

Decision file

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