News About: Racing Queensland Stewards

Brisbane jockey suspended for a month on failed drug test

Brisbane jockey suspended for a month on failed drug test

28 Mar, 2012

Prominent Brisbane jockey Jim Byrne has been stood down for four weeks for failing a drug test while riding at the Doomben barrier trials last month.

Brisbane jockey Jim Byrne has been suspended for a month after failing a drug test - photo (c) Daniel Costello

Byrne pleaded guilty at yesterday’s inquiry when Racing Queensland …

No rider to blame for Kristy Banks fall

No rider to blame for Kristy Banks fall

26 Mar, 2012

Racing Queensland Stewards have cleared all riders of any blame for the fall at Toowoomba on New Year’s Eve that ended jockey Kristy Bank’s riding career.

Stewards reconvened the inquiry last Friday into the fall in the Brisbane Riverview Hotel QTIS three year old Handicap (1200m) and took further evidence from jockeys Gary Geran and …

Queensland jockey disqualified for three years on drug charges

Queensland jockey disqualified for three years on drug charges

14 Mar, 2012

Toowoomba jockey Jason Warrington has been disqualified for three years by Racing Queensland Stewards after returning a positive drug test for the third time.

Warrington was also suspended for three months for causing a nasty fall at the Gold Coast on January 21, the same day he failed the drug test.

Stewards found Warrington guilty …

Hansen’s last shot to be cleared next Wednesday

Hansen’s last shot to be cleared next Wednesday

7 Dec, 2011

Embattled Sunshine Coast trainer Darryl Hansen will have one last throw at the wickets when an appeal against a six month suspension is heard by the Internal Appeal Tribunal within the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal next Wednesday.

Hansen is fighting the suspension relating to the TC02 positive found from Hussonator at the Mackay Turf …

Carn the bolter – chance of a repeat

Carn the bolter – chance of a repeat

10 Nov, 2011

It seemed quite appropriate that Carn won on AFL grand final day at Eagle Farm but the Racing Queensland stewards took a different view.

The Doug Johnson trained galloper paid $112.90 on the local TAB and the officialdom asked questions about the apparent form turnaround.

Johnson, a man who trains just four horses at Toowoomba, …