Racing precedents

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


Kristian Hawkins


Appeal allowed, penalty varied


Suspension of Jockeys Licence for 9 months under Rule 81A(ii) for providing a urine sample containing the presence of sympathomimetic amines and opiates. Appeal dismissed as to conviction. Appeal upheld as to penalty. Penalty varied to a suspension of 6 months.

Racing type


Thoroughbred racing rules

Offence type

Prohibited substances


The additional information which has been supplied is helpful. The cooperation of all those who have assisted? of this nature involving positive samples for amphetamines has been subject to scrutiny on appeal.

Paragraph number: 8

Decision file

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