Greyhound Racing SA Stewards opened an inquiry on Tuesday 8 July 2014 into alleged improper, insulting and offensive language that was published on a Facebook site by Mr. Ken Myers in relation to comments made towards GRSA.
Evidence was taken from Mr. Ken Myers.
After taking into consideration all the evidence, stewards were of the opinion that there was sufficient evidence before them to lay the following charge under the rules of greyhound racing.
A person (including an official) shall be guilty of an offence if the person-
(f) engages in, publishes or causes to be published, broadcasts or causes to be broadcast, the use of any contemptuous, unseemly, improper, insulting, or offensive language, conduct or behaviour in any manner or form towards, or in relation to-
(i) a Steward;
(ii) the committee, or a member of the committee, of a club;
(iii) the Controlling Body, or a member of the Controlling Body; or
(iv) any other person having official duties in relation to greyhound racing:
After pleading guilty to the offence Mr. Ken Myers was disqualified for a period of 3 months.
Such penalty to commence midnight Tuesday 8th July 2014.