Racing precedents

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


Peter Giles Graham


Appeal dismissed


Disqualification for 18 months under Rule 178 for a prohibited substance (Strychnine). Appeal as to penalty only. Appeal dismissed, penalty confirmed.

Racing type


Thoroughbred racing rules

Offence type

Prohibited substances


I am not persuaded that a fine is appropriate in circumstances of a repeat offender such as Mr Graham? satisfied in the case of a repeat offender that the penalty is appropriate and that the Stewards have not erred in their handling of the matter.

Paragraph number: 9

Decision file

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