Tag: 'suspension'

Newcastle trainer Ben Smith suspended

Emerging Newcastle trainer Ben Smith has been suspended for refusing to give evidence and subsequently giving false evidence to Racing NSW stewards.

Jockey Billy Egan banned for four months

Victorian jockey Billy Egan has been outed for four months after a positive result to a banned substance in a race day urine sample.

Daniel Schmitt outed over banned substance

A urine sample containing an appetite suppressant has resulted in a six-week suspension for jockey Daniel Schmitt.

Nathan McPherson suspended for two months

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board has suspended trainer Nathan McPherson for racing a horse with a prohibited substance in its system.
Jockey Michael Dee

Winner and a suspension for Dee at Sandown

Jockey Michael Dee rode the final winner at the Sandown midweek card before stewards suspended him for 10 meetings on a careless riding charge.

Matthew Leek disqualified for 12 months

Trainer Matthew Leek has been disqualified for 12 months after being found guilty of two charges relating to attempted race day treatment.
Liam Birchley

Trainers seek stays of disqualifications

Two trainers among the eight people disqualified over the Aquanita race day treatments scandal want stays of their bans pending their appeals.

Another Currie stable employee suspended

One of Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie's stablehands has been suspended for three months for giving false evidence to stewards.
Ben Currie

Currie stablehand disqualified

Queensland stewards have disqualified a stablehand from Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie's stable but adjourned two other cases involving his employees.

Australian jockey Nash Rawiller in HK ban

Hong Kong-based Australian jockey Nash Rawiller has been banned from riding for 15 months after an inquiry into betting-related activities.
Mr Sinatra in the mix at Ballarat

Damian Lane appeals whip suspension

Damian Lane will appeal his one-week penalty and fine for breaching the whip rules during his winning ride on El Dorado Dreaming in the ATC...
The Mission 2017

Three jockeys suspended at Randwick

Two jockeys have been outed for whip rule breaches at the Doncaster-Derby meeting at Randwick and another jockey has been suspended for careless riding.

McDonald ready ahead of race day return

A return to riding trackwork and trials has a reinvigorated James McDonald fizzing about his raceday comeback next month. “It was a big step going...
Beau Mertens

Zahra, Mertens, Nolen all suspended

Jockeys Mark Zahra, Beau Mertens and Luke Nolen have all been suspended on careless riding charges in Victoria.
Blake Shinn

Blake Shinn suspension reduced

Jockey Blake Shinn has had a suspension halved on appeal and will be back for the Coolmore Classic meeting.
Victorian racing news

Kavanagh and O’Brien promise to appeal 3-year cobalt bans

AFTER months of speculation and countless court hearings, trainers Mark Kavanagh and Danny O’Brien have today received lengthy bans for their cobalt-related offences. It took...

Lee and Shannon Hope hoping for success before disqualification

PUNTERS will get one more chance to back a Lee and Shannon Hope-trained runner after the pair were granted a stay of their disqualifications to...

Father and son trainers guilty of Cobalt use receive big bans

DISGRACED trainers Lee and Shannon Hope have been handed down severe penalties for administering the banned substance Cobalt to their horses. The Racing Appeals and...

Damien Oliver cops suspension, misses Group 1 ride

CHAMPION JOCKEY Damien Oliver will miss a Group 1 ride this Friday night after receiving a careless riding suspension at Caulfield last Saturday. Oliver was...
NSW racing news

Lengthy suspension for Kavanagh and co

FORMER trainer Sam Kavanagh has had his training license suspended for nine years and three months by Racing NSW stewards following the Midsummer Sun inquiry....