Decision - Richard Cooper

Decision - Richard Cooper

21/11/2017
Regulatory News

On 1 November 2017 the GRNSW Inquiry Panel charged trainer Mr Richard Cooper under rule 83(2) of the GRNSW Greyhound Racing Rules as follows:

That you, Richard Cooper, a registered trainer, while in charge of the greyhound ‘Flashing Dean’, presented the greyhound for the purpose of competing in race five at Goulburn on 8 August 2017 in circumstances where the greyhound was not free of any prohibited substance.

The prohibited substance was 6alpha-hydroxystanozolol. 

Following Mr Cooper’s early admission to the charge and consideration of the mitigating factors, the Inquiry Panel has determined to impose a period of disqualification of six months.  

A copy of the decision of the Inquiry Panel can be found here.

Mr Cooper has been notified of his rights of appeal.