News About: Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board

Con and Tony Karakatsanis found guilty

Con and Tony Karakatsanis found guilty

22 Jan, 2013

Trainer Con Karakatsanis and his father Tony’s credibility were put on the line when they were declared to be unreliable witnesses when found guilty of charges in the ongoing Howmuchdoyouloveme inquiry under the Racing Appeals And Disciplinary Board.

Con Karakatsanis (picture) and his father Tony have been found guilty by the Racing Appeals And Disciplinary …

Nikolic lodges appeal for two year ban

Nikolic lodges appeal for two year ban

5 Oct, 2012

Banned jockey Danny Nikolic continues to fight for his career and has lodged an appeal against a two year disqualification handed down by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board earlier this week.

Nikolic was also hoping for a stay of proceedings to allow him to continue riding until his appeal is heard by the Victorian …

Nikolic Handed Two Year Suspension By Disciplinary Board

Nikolic Handed Two Year Suspension By Disciplinary Board

2 Oct, 2012

Jockey Danny Nikolic has been banned for two years following his Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board enquiry over alleged threatening comments made to an official.

Jockey Danny Nikolic has received a two-year suspension by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Nikolic was found guilty of making verbal threats towards …

Brown’s careless riding appeal dismissed

Brown’s careless riding appeal dismissed

20 Apr, 2012

Jockey Corey Brown’s bid to continue riding in the Sydney Autumn Carnival has been squashed after his appeal against a careless riding suspension was dismissed today.

Jockey Corey Brown will miss the remainder of the Sydney Autumn Carnival - photo (c) Taron Clarke

Leading trainer Chris Waller will now have to find a replacement rider …

Rodder to appeal suspension

Rodder to appeal suspension

25 Nov, 2011

The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary  Board will hear an appeal by aged apprentice jockey Talia Rodder at 10.30am on Thursday, 1 December 2011.
Rodder has appealed against the decision of Racing Victoria Stewards as well as the severity of the imposed penalty.
She was found guilty of a charge under AR 135(b) for failing to …

Nash Rawiller out Brad Rawiller in – 2011 Melbourne Cup

Nash Rawiller out Brad Rawiller in – 2011 Melbourne Cup

31 Oct, 2011

Nash Rawiller‘s application for stay of proceedings to VCAT has been declined and he won’t ride Unusual Suspect in the Melbourne Cup.

Rawiller was suspended for eight meetings on a careless riding charge also at Bendigo.

His original appeal was dismissed by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board last Friday.

The RAD Board shaved one …

Craig Williams out of the Melbourne Cup

Craig Williams out of the Melbourne Cup

31 Oct, 2011

Star  jockey Craig Williams will not ride French stayer Dunaden in tomorrow’s Melbourne Cup.

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal this afternoon did not grant Williams a stay of proceedings pending an appeal against a 10-meeting suspension incurred at last Wednesday’s Bendigo Cup meetings.

It robs the 34-year-old the chance to become the first jockey …

Brad and Luke in front if Nash loses riding battle

Brad and Luke in front if Nash loses riding battle

28 Oct, 2011

Trainer Mick Kent has been inundated with phone calls inquiring about the possible ride on Unusual Suspect in Tuesday’s $6m Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m).

Jockey Nash Rawiller is booked to ride the US import but may have to forfeit after losing an appeal for an eight meeting suspension today,

Rawiller incurred a careless riding …

Rawiller loses appeal – VCAT last chance

Rawiller loses appeal – VCAT last chance

28 Oct, 2011

Jockey Nash Rawiller has lost his appeal against an eight meeting suspension ruling him out of riding in Tuesday’s $6m Melbourne Cup (3200m).

Rawiller was suspended for careless riding at Bendigo on Wednesday aboard Star Bender in a maiden.

He fronted the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board without success.

Rawiller was due to ride Unusual …

Craig Williams outed but still a fighting chance for Cup

Craig Williams outed but still a fighting chance for Cup

28 Oct, 2011

Craig Williams is seeking lawyer's advice in an effort to ride in the Melbourne Cup

Craig Williams is seeking lawyer’s advice in an effort to ride in Tuesday’s $6m Melbourne Cup (3200m) after losing his appeal against a 10 meeting careless riding suspensiontoday.

Williams, who was in line of becoming the first jockey to win …