Michael Murphy OCR095-19

On 8 July 2019 the applicant Michael Murphy filed with the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (the Tribunal), an application to review the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (the Commission) internal review decision 0020-19 of 29 March 2019.

The Tribunal, on 33 December 2019, invited the Commission, pursuant to s23(1) of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2009 (Qld) (the Act), to reconsider the decision subject of review. 

On 5 December 2019, the Commission in accordance with s23(2) of the Act, reconsidered the decision resulting in the following decision:

  1. The Applicant is guilty of breaching Australian Rule of Racing 131(a) and the particulars of the charge are amended from a charge of reckless riding to a charge of careless riding.   
  2. The suspension period of four (4) weeks is confirmed.