Racing precedents

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

Applicant

David Harrison

Result

Appeal allowed, penalty varied

Decision

Refer Appeal 209. 10 months disqualification for administering a prohibited substance (Oxyphenbutazone) detected in a post-race sample under Rule 175(h)(ii). Appeal dismissed and penalty confirmed. Supreme Court remitted matter to the Tribunal for re-hearing on penalty. Penalty varied to a further 6 months disqualification to be served.

Racing type

Thoroughbred

Thoroughbred racing rules

Offence type

Prohibited substances

Precedent

As has previously been stated that order specifically quashes the determination of the Stewards in disqualifying ? is thereby disqualified public confidence in this industry is shattered. The damage to the industry is incalculable.

Paragraph number: 15 and 23 (Mr D Mossenson) and 6, 7, 9 and 42 (Mr L B Robbins)

Decision file

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