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 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
​To be advised
​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
​To be advised

​RATTRAY, Barrie
Against the decision of Stewards on 28 November 2021 - Fine of $1000 ($500 suspended for 24 months) under AHRR 231(2) for misconduct

To be advised
​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
​To be advised
​​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
​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
To be advised

​GREIG, Gary
​Against the decision of the Director of Racing on 28 September 2021 not to grant an Owner Trainers Licence (Greyhound)
​​To be advised
​POKE, Vernon
​Against the decision of Stewards on 22 September 2021 -
Fine of $2,500 ($1,500 suspended for 12 months) for presenting Sizzkye to race on 20/06/21 at the Devonport Racing Club meeting with a prohibited substance in its system (Arsenic).
Appeal against penalty only.
​19 November 2021
​Decision Reserved
​COOPER, Matthew

Against the decision of Stewards on 20 August 2021 -

- 12 months disqualification of licence under AHRR 190(1)(2)(4) (appealing penalty only)

- 12months disqualification of licence under AHRR 190(1)(2)(4) to be served concurrently with above disqualification (appealing penalty only)

-A fine of $2,000 under AHRR 190(1)(2)(4) (appealing conviction and penalty)

- the disqualification of Call Me Hector under AHRR 190 AA(4) from races on 25.01.21, 14.02.21, 21.02.21 and 28.02.21 at the Tasmanian Trotting Club​

25 November 2021
​Decision Reserved
PULLEN, Raymond
Against the decision of Stewards on 6 August 2021 - 3 months suspension (wholly suspended for 12 months) and $750 fine (previously suspended under the same rule). Charged under AHRR 231 (2) - misconduct. Appeal against conviction and penalty.
20 October 2021
​Decision Reserved



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.