Racing precedents

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

Applicant

Paul James Harvey

Result

Appeal dismissed

Decision

Suspension for 23 days under Rule 137(a) for careless riding. Appeal dismissed, penalty confirmed. Application made to the Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari. Stay of proceedings granted. Notice of Discontinuance filed at Supreme Court.

Racing type

Thoroughbred

Thoroughbred racing rules

Offence type

Conduct

Precedent

This appeal raises, possibly for the first time, the need for the tribunal to closely consider the functions of and role played by the Stewards in racing? (ie the Steward) the primary responsibility for fact gathering and presentation.

Paragraph number: 13, 15 and 16

Decision file

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