Stewards Appeals

Jodie Gilbert Granted Stay Of Proceedings

Jodie Gilbert Granted Stay Of Proceedings

New South Wales greyhound trainer Jodie Gilbert has been granted a stay of proceedings pending an appeal against her 12 month disqualification for a positive swab. Two weeks ago Gilbert pleaded guilty to presenting Cawbourne Tuf for the racing when …Read More..

Simmons Lithgow Appeal Upheld

Simmons Lithgow Appeal Upheld

The Greyhound Racing Appeals Tribunal yesterday considered an appeal by Lithgow Greyhound Racing Club starter and Identification Steward Mr Kevin Simmons against an order from Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) Stewards that he be stood down from identification duties at that …Read More..

Perrins Disqualifications Quashed On Appeal

Perrins Disqualifications Quashed On Appeal

The seven year disqualifiations handed out to New South Wales couple Peter and Lorraine Perrin have been quashed on appeal to the Racing Appeals Tribunal. Back in June 2009, the Perrins were given heavy seven year disqualifications after being found …Read More..

Tail Chopper’s Disqualification Reduced on Appeal

Tail Chopper’s Disqualification Reduced on Appeal

Details have just come to hand from South Australia where Paul Burgess, who had been handed a ten year diqualification for an animal welfare issue; has just had his sentence reduced to 2 years on appeal. Back in February 2009, …Read More..

Righetti’s Amphetamine Positive From Drugged Racegoer

Righetti’s Amphetamine Positive From Drugged Racegoer

In a landmark decision by the Greyhound and Harness Racing Appeals Tribunal (GHRAT), the positive swab to amphetamine returned by the Dave Righetti trained greyhound Thump Boxer, has been found to be caused by a drugged up racegoer. Righetti was …Read More..

Greyhounds Australasia’s Drug Withholding Guidelines Flawed Says Racing Appeals Tribunal

Greyhounds Australasia’s Drug Withholding Guidelines Flawed Says Racing Appeals Tribunal

South Australia’s Racing Appeals Tribunal has cited the fact that Greyhounds Australia’s (formerly ANZGA) Drug Withholding Guidelines are flawed as reason enough to reduce South Australian greyhound trainer Raye Kelly’s disqualification from seven months to just four. In December 2008 …Read More..

Carr’s Anabolic Steroid Disqualification Reduced On Appeal

Carr’s Anabolic Steroid Disqualification Reduced On Appeal

Back in December 2008 John Carr was the very first Victorian Greyhound Trainer to front the GRV Stewards in relation to a positive swab to an anabolic steroid. At the time Carr was found guilty of presenting Bond Master to …Read More..

Debbie Prest Appeal Against Misconduct Fine Dismissed

Debbie Prest Appeal Against Misconduct Fine Dismissed

NSW GHRRA have just advised that The Greyhound and Harness Racing Appeals Tribunal of NSW, yesterday dismissed an Appeal by Ms Debbie Prest against a fine of $220 imposed by Greyhound and Harness Racing Regulatory Authority Stewards on 3 December …Read More..

GRNZ Seek Harsher Penalty For “Punchy” President

GRNZ Seek Harsher Penalty For “Punchy” President

In stark contrast to the GRV’s pathetic handling of Jason Thompson’s alleged assault in the aftermath of the Mlebourne Cup, Greyhound Racing New Zealand has appealed a three-month disqualification handed down to a former Auckland Greyhound Racing Club President over …Read More..

Magnasalis Anabolic Steroid Positive Fine Reduced On Appeal

Magnasalis Anabolic Steroid Positive Fine Reduced On Appeal

As reported on Australian Racing Greyhound back in mid December 2008, Jimmy Magnasalis was officially NSW’s eighth anabolic steroid positive swab. At the time Magnasalis escaped with just a $1,500 fine after offering evidence that a veterinary treatment for “water …Read More..

Frank Daros Disqualification Reduced On Appeal

Frank Daros Disqualification Reduced On Appeal

On the same day as the Peter Passfield appeal, the Greyhound and Harness Racing Appeals Tribunal heard and determined an Appeal lodged by Frank Daros in relation his five months disqualifications as a result of positive swab to Nandrolone. Officially Frank Daros’ positive swab to Nadrolone was the third to be unearthed in New South Wales since the advent of the ban on Anabolic Steroids that come in to force on the 1st July 2008.Read More..

Passfields Appeal Against Positive Swab Dismissed

Passfields Appeal Against Positive Swab Dismissed

On 27 November 2008, the Greyhound and Harness Racing Appeals Tribunal heard and determined an Appeal lodged by Peter Passfield against the positive swab taken from Mick’s Puzzle at The Gadrens on July 18th 2008.Read More..

Lure Drivers Gambling Disqualification Reduced On Appeal

Lure Drivers Gambling Disqualification Reduced On Appeal

Michael Lanyon’s appeal against his nine month disqualification has been dismissed by the GRV Appeal board.

 

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