Troy Murray Receives 3 Month Suspended Sentence For Strathablyn Fracas

Greyhound Racing SA Stewards opened an inquiry on Thursday 20 December 2012 into alleged improper behaviour by Mr. Troy Murray at the Strathalbyn Greyhound race meeting conducted on Sunday 11th November 2012.

Evidence was taken from Mr. Troy Murray, GRSA Stewards on duty and a number of witnesses.

After taking into consideration all the evidence, stewards were of the opinion that there was sufficient evidence before them to lay a charge under the rules of greyhound racing against Mr. Troy Murray.

The following charge was laid against Mr. Troy Murray.

R86 Offences
A person (including an official) shall be guilty of an offence if the person-

(o) has, in relation to a greyhound or greyhound racing, done a thing, or omitted to do a thing, which, in the opinion of the Stewards or the Controlling Body, as the case may be, is negligent, dishonest, corrupt, fraudulent or improper, or constitutes misconduct;

After pleading not guilty to the charge Mr. Troy Murray was found guilty and suspended for a period of 3 months and fined $1,000. Stewards further determined that the 3 months is to be suspended for a period of 12 months providing that no further offences are committed.

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