Gallaway And Edwards Fined For Relocating Pups

Offences:

GAR 136 (3):

Except with the prior consent of the Controlling Body, a litter of pups shall not be divided or relocated from the address of whelping until such time as they have been ear branded and microchipped.

LR 24(2)(c,j):
A person shall not (c) rear a greyhound, or (j) breed with any greyhound bitch unless the person is the holder of a current appropriate licence issued by Racing Queensland.

Report:

Racing Queensland (RQ) Stewards today inquired into the breeding and subsequent relocation of a litter of pups by Ms Leonie Gallaway and Mr Denys Edwards without the prior consent of Racing Queensland.
After taking evidence from  Ms Gallaway , Stewards issued charges against Ms Gallaway pursuant to Greyhounds Australasia Rule (GAR) 136(3) and Racing Queensland Local Rules (LR) 24(2)(c,j).
 
The specifics of the charges being that, Leonie Gallaway did relocate Litter 47902 PINK JEANES x COLLISION from the whelping address in Queensland to an interstate address without prior consent from Racing Queensland.  Further, at the time of breeding the bitch PINK JEANES to COLLISION, Ms Gallaway was not licensed by Racing Queensland to act as a breeder.
Ms Gallaway pleaded guilty to both charges.
In assessing penalty, Stewards took into consideration the following points:
·         Ms Gallaway’s previously unblemished history in matters of this nature
·         Ms Gallaway’s personal circumstances
·         Ms Gallaway’s forthright evidence and co-operation during the course of the inquiry
Subsequently Ms Gallaway was fined the sum of $100 in respect of the first charge, and the sum of $100 in respect of the second charge.
Ms Gallaway was advised of her appeal rights.
After taking evidence from Mr Denys Edwards, Stewards issued a charge against Mr Edwards pursuant to Greyhounds Australasia Rule 136(3).
The specifics of the charge being that, Denys Edwards did relocate Litter 47902 PINK JEANES x COLLISION from the whelping address, without prior consent from Racing Queensland

Mr Edwards pleaded guilty to the charge.
In assessing penalty, Stewards took into consideration the following points:
·         Mr Edwards’s previously unblemished history in matters of this nature
·         Mr Edwards’s personal circumstances
·         Mr Edwards’s forthright evidence and co-operation during the course of the inquiry
Subsequently Mr Edwards was fined the sum of $100.
Mr Edwards was advised of his appeal rights.