Harness RacingNew South wales today (Monday March 26) inquired into the conduct of trainer Mr Peter Hanson in the Stewards Room at the Penrith Harness meeting on Thursday 15 March 2012.
Mr Hanson pleaded guilty to a charge of improper conduct under AHRR 247. The particulars of the charge being that, during the course of an inquiry at Penrith on Thursday 15 March 2012 he conducted himself and spoke in an improper manner towards the Stewards.
In considering penalty the Stewards took into account Mr Hanson’s:
- Guilty plea
- Disciplinary record
r Hanson was fined the sum of $2,000 however, under the provisions of AHRR 256 (5) (a) the Stewards suspended the sum of $1,000 for a period of 12 months conditional on Mr Hanson not re-offending during that period.