Ben Currie guilty of 12 race day treatment charges
The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) Stewards have today found Toowoomba Trainer Ben Currie guilty of 12 race day treatment charges under the Australian Rules of Racing.
The Thoroughbred Trainer appeared at a reconvened Inquiry in Brisbane on 11 and 12 March 2019 where he faced 14 alleged breaches of the rules of racing, two charges made in the alternative were not continued.
Mr Currie has been found guilty of five breaches of AR 178E (race day treatment without permission) Mr Currie as the trainer is guilty of causing the administration of a medication to five horses on 24 March 2018, the same day they raced at Doomben and Gatton.
He has also been found guilty of a further seven charges under AR.178E (race day treatment without permission) for causing the administration of a medication to seven horses on 7 April 2018, the same day they were engaged to race at Toowoomba.
Stewards have asked for submissions in regard to penalty.