Racing precedents

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

Applicant

Clifford Lindsay Smith

Result

Appeal dismissed

Decision

Fine of $500 under Rule 175(a) for an improper action in accepting a breastplate off a jockey prior to that jockey weighing in. Appeal as to conviction only. Appeal dismissed.

Racing type

Thoroughbred

Thoroughbred racing rules

Offence type

Conduct

Precedent

In passing, I would comment that there was some strength in the Appellant's argument that his mind was otherwise? unecessary pressure on trainers or other connections which could be alleviated by the provision of an alternative set of numbers.

Paragraph number: 5

Decision file

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