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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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Jockey Whiteley Suspended For Two Months

Jockey Chris Whiteley has received a two-month suspension for his ride on short-priced favourite Silent Explorer at Cairns last month. Silent Explorer ($1.30) was beaten into second place in the Open Handicap (1400m) on June 25. Stewards opened an inquiry into the hoop’s ride. At the inquiry, Whiteley was found guilty of failing to take[...]
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Strickland Disqualified For Two Years

North Queensland trainer Greg Strickland has been banned for administering medication to three horses at Innisfail in 2018. Strickland faced seven charges on administering medication on race day without permission after Cashed Up Bully, Redwinska and Oakfield Avenger were scratched once the trainer’s activities at the course’s stables on October 30, 2018 prompted an investigation.[...]
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Substance Charges Laid: Qld Stewards Probe

Queensland stewards have charged 15 people, including 13 trainers, with buying unregistered substances after a state wide investigation over the past two months. In a statement on Wednesday morning, the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission said it had informed 13 thoroughbred trainers, one stable hand and one jockey they had been charged with allegedly procuring substances[...]
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Sydney Trainer To Face Queensland Inquiry

Top Sydney trainer John O’Shea has been charged by the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission after one of his horses tested positive to the recreational drug ice. Pretty In Pink returned a positive swab to the substance after winning the Group Two Moreton Cup at Doomben in June last year. Queensland Racing Integrity Commissioner Ross Barnett[...]
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Police Operation Delays Eagle Farm Races

A police operation has delayed the Eagle Farm race meeting in Brisbane. Police were called to the racetrack after the second race while horses were parading for the third event. After inspecting the track and racecourse proper, police gave the all-clear to continue racing. Chief steward Peter Chadwick said safety had been a priority for[...]
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Baylee Nothdurft Inquiry To Resume

Leading Brisbane jockey Baylee Nothdurft will front the resumption of an inquiry into his ride on Vega One at the Sunshine Coast. Nothdurft rode Vega One when the gelding finished fourth in an Open Handicap (1000m) after coming from last on the home turn on April 25. Stewards took evidence about aspects of Nothdurft’s ride[...]
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Zoe White Has Coronavirus Ban Halved

Queensland apprentice Zoe White has had her six month disqualification for breaking coronavirus regulations halved on appeal. White became the first racing participant in Australia disqualified for breaching the regulations at an inquiry earlier this month. Stewards found she ignored a direction on April 1 to stand down from riding and to self-quarantine for 14[...]
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Baylee Nothdurft Outed Twice In Two Days

Leading Brisbane jockey Baylee Nothdurft faces a disrupted start to winter racing after being suspended for nearly three weeks following incidents at two meetings. Nothdurft, who rode a treble at Doomben on Saturday, leads the state and metropolitan premierships in the senior and apprentice divisions. He was suspended for 13 days on a charge of[...]
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Qld Jockey Banned For Quarantine Breach

Queensland apprentice jockey Zoe White has been disqualified for six months for refusing a steward’s direction to stand down from riding while she self-quarantined. White was the leading rider in central Queensland for several years but in recent times has been competing in both southern and northern parts of the state. She has ridden 175[...]
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