R v Disciplinary Committee of the Jockey Club, ex p Aga Khan [1993]

Facts

  • Aga Khan’s horse won in a horse race
  • It was later disqualified for suspected cheating (drugs)

Issue

  • Could a judicial review claim be bought to challenge the disqualification

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

  • Permission not granted as each member of the jockey club entered into contractual relations with the club, therefore a claim can only be made in private law; despite the power of the club
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