Racing precedents

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

Applicant

Stefan Jozef Chomiak

Result

Appeal upheld, penalty varied

Decision

Suspension for 3 months and $500 fine under Rule 175A for mistreating a horse. Conviction confirmed, penalty varied to a suspension of 1 month.

Racing type

Thoroughbred

Thoroughbred racing rules

Offence type

Conduct

Precedent

We have concluded that it is inappropriate in all circumstances to have imposed both a penalty of suspension?penalty for the suspension and fine imposed by the Stewards. The appeal as to penalty succeeds to that extent.

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Decision file

Page reviewed 18 July 2022