Pending RAD Board Hearing – David Lewis

08 January 2016


HRV Stewards have issued a charge against licensed trainer Mr David Lewis under Australian Rule of Harness Racing (ARHR) 190 (1) which provides:

A horse shall be presented for a race free of prohibited substances

It is alleged that the horse Ennaellie was presented to race at Terang on 2 November 2015 by Mr Lewis whilst not free of the prohibited substance alkalinising agents, as evidenced  by a total carbon dioxide (TCO2) concentration in excess of 36 millimoles per litre in plasma.

HRV Stewards have issued a further charge under ARHR 190B(1)(b) which requires trainers to keep and maintain a log book recording all treatment administered to horses in their care.

The charges will be heard by the HRV Racing Appeals and Disciplinary (RAD) Board on a date to be fixed.

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