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Outcome Of Appeal On Penalty – Sam Kavanagh

Before the NSW Racing Appeals Tribunal

Samuel Kavanagh
Samuel Kavanagh lodged an appeal to the NSW Racing Appeals Tribunal against the decision of the Racing NSW Appeal Panel to disqualify him for a total of six (6) years and three (3) months and fine him $3000 for breaches of a number of Australian Rules of Racing.

The appeal on conviction was heard on Monday, 21 May 2018 at the offices of Racing NSW. The Tribunal reserved its decision.

On 23 May 2018, the Tribunal handed down its decision, dismissing the appeal on conviction and relisted the Appeal for penalty submissions.

On agreement, written submissions on penalty were subsequently made by the parties in lieu of appearance. On 13 August 2018, the Tribunal handed down its decision:

RACING APPEALS TRIBUNAL  NSW
Mr D B Armati

Reserved Decision

Appeal by licensed trainer Mr Sam Kavanagh in respect of AR80E, AR175(a), AR175(h)(i), AR175(h)(ii), AR175(k), AR175A, AR177B(5) and (6), AR178, AR178AA, AR178E(1), AR178F

PENALTY DECISION

DECISION:

  1. Appeal dismissed
  2. Disqualification for a period of 6 years 3 months to expire 19 August 2021 and monetary penalty of $3000
  3. Appeal deposit order stood over for 7 days

Date of Decision: 13 August 2018

Click here for the - Reasons for Decision on Penalty

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