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Stewards Appeal Currie Penalty Findings

Queensland stewards have appealed decisions which reduced the sentences for two offences committed by disqualified Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie. In a media release on Thursday, the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission outlined it had appealed the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal decisions that reduced penalty on convictions for Currie QCAT delivered its penalty judgements on July[...]
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Banned Currie Penalties Reduced On Appeal

Disqualified Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie had some of his penalties for presenting horses to race with prohibited substances reduced on appeal. Currie, who was the leading trainer in Queensland on winners, has been on the sidelines for more than a year after a series of inquiries. His nominations have also been refused by Racing Queensland.[...]
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Ben Currie Appeal Decision Reserved

The decision in an appeal by disqualified trainer Ben Currie into his convictions for bringing racing into disrepute has been reserved. Currie is serving a six-year and three-month disqualification for various breaches and Wednesday’s hearing resulted from his convictions and subsequent failure in an internal review of two charges. He was found guilty of engaging[...]
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Trainer Ben Currie Has Racing Ban Reduced

Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie has had his disqualification on racing convictions further reduced while his criminal fraud charges have been adjourned. Last week after an internal review Currie had a cumulative 7-1/2 year disqualification reduced to seven years after six months was taken off his two year sentence for 12 breaches of racing rules. A[...]
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Ben Currie Charged With Fraud

Queensland’s most successful trainer of winners this season, Ben Currie, has been charged with fraud involving allegations he used performance enhancing drugs to win prize money. It is believed to be the first time since the late Hayden Haitana in 1985 was charged with fraud out of the Fine Cotton substitution case a Queensland trainer[...]
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Another Three Years For Ben Currie

Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie’s time on the sidelines continues to grow after another three-year disqualification, taking his total punishment to 7-1/2 years. The combined sentence is the largest imposed on any trainer who has not been warned off for life in Queensland history. Racing Queensland stewards last week found Currie guilty on five charges involving[...]
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Trainer Ben Currie To Fight All Charges

Lawyers for trainer Ben Currie say he is committed to fighting his ever-growing list of convictions through the legal process. Currie has been disqualified for a total of four-and-a-half years after being hit with a further two years on the sidelines on Friday. Stewards imposed the two-year disqualification after he was found guilty of 12[...]
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Trainer Ben Currie Gets Two More Years

Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie faces four-and-a-half years on the sidelines after being disqualified for a further two years for race day treatment. Currie was already disqualified for four years on two charges involving text messages but he was partly successful in an internal review and had the sentence reduced by 18 months to 30 months.[...]
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