Current Appeals

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Details of current and recently finalised appeals are provided below. Written Reasons for Decision are published on the Decisions page of this website. ​​

Curr​​ent Ap​​peals

​Name
​Reason
​Appeal Hearing Date​
​Outcome     ​

FORD, Taylor

Against the decision of Stewards on 9 October 2020. Whip action charge under AHRR 156 (2)(a) – Suspended for 4 race dates (11 October 2020 – 1 November 2020) and fined $200. Appeal against conviction and penalty. 

Stay of Proceedings Granted

TBA​
LOUTH, Michael
Against the decision of Stewards on 6 October 2020 - misconduct charge under GAR 86(o) – Fined $500 (with $250 fully ​​​​​suspended for 12 months). Appeal against conviction and penalty.
TBA
GANDERTON, Mark
Against the decision of Stewards on 27 August 2020 to impose a penalty of disqualification of licence for 9 months.​-  charged under AR 240 (2) - present Fighting Phoenix TTC 28 March 2020 - prohibited substance upon analysis. 
Appeal against penalty only. Stay of Proceedings refused.​​
20 October 2020
CLOTWORTHY, Sam

Against the decision of Stewards on 16 August 2020  - suspension for 5 race dates,  AHRR 168(1)(g) - driving in a manner which is in the opinion of stewards likely to endanger person or horse
Stay of Proceedings granted.
7 September 2020
Decision Reserved
​NETTLEFOLD, Douglas
Against the decision of Stewards on 10 June 2020  - presenting Blame it on Me with a prohibited substance - charged under AHRR 190 (1)(2)&(4). Disqualification of Blame it on Me from subject race. Invoking of suspended fine of $1000 for a previous breach of the same rule (under the provisions of AHRR 256(c)) 
11 September 2020

Adjourned

Hearing to be reconvened at a later date



Finali​sed App​​eals​

​​Name
​Reason
​Appeal Hearing Date
​Outcome


​​HALL, Richard
Against the decision of Stewards on 4 June 2020 to impose a fine of $500 ($250 suspended for 2 years) for misconduct under GAR 86(o). Appeal against penalty only16 July 2020​Penalty varied to a $250 fine, wholly suspended on the condition that Mr. Hall not be convicted of any misconduct under GAR 86(o) for a period of 12 months​
​COLLINS, Adrian
 
Against the decision of Stewards on 9 November 2019 - $500 fine AHRR 168 (1)(e) Improper - drop foot in vicinity of hind leg
28 November 2019Upheld

​WOODSFORD, Ben​Against the decision of Stewards on 15 November 2019 - Suspension for 3 race dates, AHRR 165 (1)(b)​28 November 2019

​Appeal against conviction: Dismissed

Appeal against penalty: Varied to $500 fine, half of which is suspended on the condition that Mr. Woodsford not reoffend against that section for a period of 12 months

CRAWFORD, Brian
 
Against the decision of Stewards on 14 February 2019 -  Blackwood Vegas stood down for period of 28 days (Hobart only), GRA 69(A)(1) failure to pursue
5 March 2019
Dismissed
MCDONALD, Troy
Against the decision of Stewards on 3 March 2019 - suspension for 3 race dates AHRR 163 (c) (1) Shift inside marker pylons.
A Stay of proceedings was granted
27 March 2019​​Upheld
​MUHCU, BulentAgainst the decision of the Stewards on 24 April 2019 - suspension for one race meeting AR 131(a) Careless Riding​15 May 2019

​Appeal against conviction: Dismissed

Appeal against penalty: Varied to reprimand

​GANGELL, Samantha​Against the decision of the Stewards on 2 June 2019 - suspended for two race dates AR 163 (1) (b) Forcing horse wider. Stay of proceedings granted​20 June 2019​Dismissed
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