Current Appeals

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Written Reasons for Decision are published on the Decisions page of this website. ​​

Curr​​ent Appeals



​Name
​Reason
​Appeal Hearing Date
​Outcome
​WHITFORD, Adam
​Against the decision of Stewards on 1 December 2021 - Disqualification of trainers licence for 4 months from 01/12/21 under GAR 83(2)(a).
Stay of Proceedings Granted
​16 March 2022
​Dismissed
​BRUNTON, Scott
​​Against the decision of Stewards on 23 November 2021 - Suspension of trainers licence for 3 months from 03/12/21 and Fine of $3000 under AR 240.
Stay of Proceedings Granted
21 February 2022 - adjourned to 2 June 2022

​​TOKER, Ismail
​Against the decision of Stewards on 16 November 2021 - Suspension of licence to ride in races from midnight 24/11/21 to midnight 19/12/21 (6 race dates).
Stay of Proceedings Granted
​4 March 2022, adjourned to a later date to be advised
​O'SHANNESSEY, Lane
​​Against the decision of Stewards on 16 November 2021 - Disqualification of stable hand licence for​ 3 months - charged under AR 228(b) improper conduct.
Stay of Proceedings Granted
17 March 2022
​Decision reserved

​BAKER, Chelsea
​Against the decision of Stewards on 30 March 2022 - Suspension of licence to ride in races for 1 Tasmanian race date - charged under AR 131(a) careless riding.
Stay of Proceedings Granted
​13 May 2022


​DARMANIN, Anthony
​Against the decision of Stewards on 10 April 2022 - Suspension of licence to ride in races for 4 Tasmanian race dates - charged under AR 129(2) A rider must take all reasonable and permissible measures.
Stay of Proceedings Granted
​13 May 2022





Finali​sed App​​eals​

​​Name
​Reason
​Appeal Hearing Date
​Outcome
​MASKIELL, Kyle
​​​​Against the decision of Stewards on 12 May 2021 - suspension of licence to ride in races for 8 months and
- suspension 
for 6 months for track work/trials. Charged under AR 139(1)(a)
(appeal against penalty only).

​​20 July 2021, reconvened on 28 July 2021
​Suspension of licence to ride in races varied to a period of 6 months (to expire on 11 October 2021).
Suspension for 6 months for track work/trials varied to expire on 30 July 2021.

GREIG, Gary
​​Against the decision of the Director of Racing on 28 September 2021 not to grant an Owner Trainers Licence (Greyhound)
​11 February 2022
​Withdrawn

MUHCU, Bulent

​​Against the decision of Stewards on 1 December 2021 - Suspension of licence to ride in races from midnight 08/12/21 to midnight 22/12/21 (3 race dates) under AR 131(a).
Stay of Proceedings Granted
​4 March 2022
​Upheld

​HOWLIN, Darryl
​​Against the decision of Stewards on 22 March 2022 - Suspension of Trainers licence for 2 months from midnight 23/03/22 until midnight 31/05/22 - charged under GAR 83(2)(a)

​Withdrawn

​​​GANDERTON, Daniel
​Against the decision of Stewards on 1 May 2022 - Suspension of licence to ride in races for 1 Tasmanian race date - charged under AR 131(a) careless riding.
Stay of Proceedings Granted
​Withdrawn