Racing precedents

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


John James Miller Jnr


Appeal upheld


Disqualification for 6 months under Rule 178 for a prohibited substance (Cimetidine). Appeal upheld, conviction quashed. Application by Stewards to have appeal re-opened refused.

Racing type


Thoroughbred racing rules

Offence type

Prohibited substances


Cimetidine is undoubtedly a prohibited substance under the Rules. It must not be administered and found in a race? record, is or should be regarded as functus officio once it has decided an appeal.

Paragraph number: 13 - 29 (Mr D Mossenson - 21-08-02) and 3 - 11 (Mr D Mossenson - 17-06-03)

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