Harness racing driver Gavin Kelly appeals fine for not carrying whip

Rob Inglis
March 16 2021 - 4:44pm
A harness racing driver (not pictured) has been fined for refusing to carry a whip during races. He is appealing the ruling to the Tasmanian Racing Appeal Board. Picture: Stacey Lear
A harness racing driver (not pictured) has been fined for refusing to carry a whip during races. He is appealing the ruling to the Tasmanian Racing Appeal Board. Picture: Stacey Lear

A harness racing driver is appealing a steward's decision to fine him $1000 for not carrying a whip, sparking a debate about animal welfare in the industry.

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Rob Inglis

Rob Inglis

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Rob Inglis is a reporter with The Examiner, covering state and federal politics. He is based in Hobart.

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