CURRIE SEEKS PENALTY CLARIFICATION

CURRIE SEEKS PENALTY CLARIFICATION

Ben Currie’s lawyers have asked stewards to indicate on which precedents they will base their sentence of the trainer on two charges of bringing racing into disrepute.

Meanwhile on Friday afternoon, Currie’s lawyers filed an application for a Supreme Court judicial review of a decision by Racing Queensland to refuse his nominations.

Currie had no runners at any of the meetings on the Queensland long weekend because of the ban and is facing a similar situation for the coming week.

Stewards found Currie guilty of engaging in an improper action following an investigation into text messages relating to the intention to use a jigger affecting the performance of two horses – Massive Attack in 2015 and Said Written in 2016.

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