Racing precedents

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


David Sheehy


Leave to appeal, application dismissed


Disqualification of SPRING WELL under Rule 439(b) for making contact with the flexi poles. Fine of $100 under Rule 439(b) for careless driving. Leave not granted.

Racing type


Harness racing rules

Offence type

Leave to appeal


An illustration of the importance which the industry places on determinations relating to protests, regulations? admissibility of evidence will bind the operation of a domestic tribunal, such as the Stewards.

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Decision file

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