Racing precedents

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


Frank Maynard


Appeal allowed


Disqualification for 3 years for administering a prohibited substance (Depomedrol) under Rule 175(h)(ii). Appeal upheld, conviction set aside.

Racing type


Thoroughbred racing rules

Offence type

Prohibited substances


The wide powers conferred on the Tribunal in s17 indicate that the Tribunal make up its own mind on the issues before it on a rehearing? "point irresistibly" to an appeal being by way of a rehearing (Re Coldham; Ex Parte Brideson (1990) 170 CLR 267).

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Decision file

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