Racing precedents

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


John Scerri


Appeal upheld, penalty varied


Disqualification for 9 months for presenting a greyhound for racing with a drug/stimulant (Ketorolac) administered to it under Rule 234(7).Appeal dismissed, penalty varied to a disqualification of 6 months and 5 days.

Racing type


Greyhound racing rules

Offence type

Prohibited substances


There is , in this Tribunal's opinion, no merit in the first ground of appeal about the amendment to the swab card? at a hearing of this nature and in this Tribunal's opinion there may be an arguable case that should be heard by a full Tribunal.

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Decision file

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