Integrity Wrap

​​​​​Current Inquiries

​Name
​Reason
​Inquiry Date
​Outcome
​WALKER, Rodney
​Official racing laboratories’ reported the detection of arsenic above the threshold level in a sample taken from the greyhound Enfield Ellen at Hobart on 25 May 2017.
​Inquiry date to be set

​BUTLER, Marc
​Inquiry into the reported presence of Arsenic abvoe the permitted threshold in a sample taken from GIULIANI NZ on 10 September 2017.
​Inquiry date to be set



Completed Inquiries

​​Name
​Reason
​Inquiry Date
​Outcome
  ​JOHNSON, Michael
Official racing laboratories’ reported the detection of arsenic and cobalt above the threshold level in a sample taken from the greyhound Felicity Smoak at Devonport on 23 May 2017.
29 November 2017
Disqualifed 8 months pursuant to GAR 83(2)(a) 
Disqualifed 4 months pursuant to GAR 83(2)(a)
Disqualifed 8 months pursuant to GAR 83(1A)(a)
Fined $300 pursuant to GAR 84A(1)
All disqualifications effective immediately and to be served concurrently.


Current Appeals

​Name
​Reason
​Appeal Hearing Date
​Outcome
​​RATTRAY, Wade
​Against the decision of Stewards on 9 November 2017 from Devonport Harness Racing Club meeting to impose a fine of $400 under AHRR231(2) for misconduct
​Appeal hearing date to be set




Finalised Appeals

​​Name
​Reason
​Appeal Hearing Date
​Outcome
​MEDHURST, Zane
Against the decision of Stewards on 17 October 2017 to disqualify him for a period of 18 months under AHRR 196A(I)(ii) and for a period of 12 months under AHRR 190(I)(2) +(4) to be served concurrently
​Appeal held 8 November 2017
​Decision pending

​HODGES, Grant
Against the decision of Stewards in relation to an incident at the 2015 Harness Awards Dinner on 18 October 2015 - disqualification (3 years)
​Appeal held 8 December 2017
Appeal against conviction dismissed
Appeal against penalty varied to 6 months disqualification
​​​HILLIER, Rohan
Against the decision of Stewards in relation to an incident at the 2015 Harness Awards Dinner on 18 October 2015 - $2000 ($1000 suspended for 2 years)
Appeal held 8 December 2017
Appeal against conviction dismissed
Penalty varied to a fine of $1000 
​HILLIER, Troy
Against the decision of Stewards in relation to an incident at the 2015 Harness Awards Dinner on 18 October 2015 - $1000 
Appeal held 8 December 2017
Appeal dismissed
​FORD, Nathan
Against the decision of Stewards in relation to an incident at the 2015 Harness Awards Dinner on 18 October 2015 - disqualification (4 years)
Appeal held 7 December 2017
Appeal against conviction dismissed
Penalty varied to 18 months disqualification

​EMERY, Natalee​​Against the decision of Stewards on 9 November  2017 from Launceston Pacing Club meeting to suspend her licence to drive in races for 6 race dates under AHHR149(1)
​18 December 2017
Decision pending

CROSSWELL, David
Against the decision of Stewards on 13 November 2017 from the Launceston Greyhound Racing Club meeting to stand Fernando Bold down for 28 days under GAR69A(1)
​18 December 2017
Decision pending
HOWLETT, Glenn
Against the decision of Stewards on 31 October 2017 from North West Greyhound Racing Club meeting to stand down the greyhound Blackheart Bruce for 3 months under GAR69(A)(I)
​18 December 2017
Decision pending


Thoroughbred Update


​​Name
​Outcome
BAKER, Troy
Suspended 1 race date - TTC 13 December 2017 for careless riding
ASMADI, Amirul
Suspended 1 race date - TTC 20 December 2017 for careless riding
​MANGAN, Rhonda
​Suspended 1 race date - TTC 20 December 2017 for whip use prio to 100 m, over 5 (12+16)
Suspended 1 race date - TTC 20 December 2017 for forehand consecutive strides (8)


Harness Update

​Name
​Outcome
GANGELL, Samantha
Suspended 2 race dates LPC 17 December 2017 for cause or contribute to interference


Greyhound Update

​Name
​Outcome

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Contact

Office of Racing Integrity
Level 2 Henty House, Civic Square; Mailing Address: PO Box 1329
Launceston TAS 7250
Phone: 03 6777 1900
Fax: 03 6334 2436
Email: admin@racingintegrity.tas.gov.au
Website: http://www.racing.tas.gov.au

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