RWWA Greyhound Stewards concluded an inquiry yesterday into an alleged altercation that occurred in the trainer’s car park at Greyhounds WA Mandurah on 19 October 2017.
At the previous hearing conducted on 6 November 2017, Stewards had heard evidence from Stipendiary Steward, Mr Simon Jones, T1 Trainer Mr Tim Mullany, T1 Trainer Mr John Paikos, T1 Trainer Mr Shane Beard and T2 Trainer Mrs Amanda Maclean.
After deliberation, Stewards charged Mr John Paikos with the following two charges;
Mr Paikos pleaded guilty to both charges and after hearing submissions on the question of penalty, the inquiry was adjourned to determine the matter.
In respect to the first charge, Mr Paikos was fined $500.00
In respect to the second charge, Mr Paikos was disqualified for a period of six (6) months
In considering penalty, Stewards were mindful of the following facts;
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