QCAT rules on Ben Currie race day treatment offences

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) has today released its decision on 12 race day treatment offences brought against Ben Currie by the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC).

QRIC Stewards opened an inquiry on 13 April 2018 into alleged activities that occurred at Mr Currie’s Hursley Road stables in Toowoomba on the mornings of 7 April 2018 and 24 March 2018.  

Stewards subsequently found Mr Currie guilty of 12 charges pursuant to Australian Rule of Racing 178E(1) and disqualified his trainer license. 

The QCAT decision has upheld three charges against Mr Currie, that he caused a horse to be administered with medication on 7 April 2018 in breach of ARR178E(1), and imposed a penalty of six months disqualification, effective from 20 May 2019.    


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