STIPENDIARY STEWARDS’ REPORT – THURSDAY, 1 JUNE 2017


01 Jun 2017

HEARING FOR AN APPLICATION FOR A STAY OF SENTENCE BY JOCKEY M GANEESH IN RELATION TO HIS SUSPENSION OF 4 MONTHS AND FINE OF RM20,000/- FOR CONTRAVENTION OF MRA RULE 44(10) IMPOSED BY THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS IN CONNECTION WITH HIS RIDING OF “ARC CARA” IN RACE 5 (R609) CLASS 4 – 1400M (SHORT COURSE A), SATURDAY, 13 MAY 2017, SELANGOR TURF CLUB MAY MEETING 2017

Jockey M Ganeesh subsequently exercised his Right of Appeal and applied for a Stay of Sentence against the penalty of the suspension of 4 months and fine of RM20,000/- imposed by the Stipendiary Stewards on 26 May 2017.

The Stewards, on 1 June 2017, heard an application for a Stay of Sentence by Jockey M Ganeesh. After hearing his submission and after careful consideration, the Stipendiary Stewards decided NOT to grant Jockey M Ganeesh a Stay of Sentence.  His suspension commenced on 28 May 2017 and to expire on 27 September 2017, both dates inclusive. He was advised of his Right of Appeal against the decision of the Stipendiary Stewards to the SLTC Racing Stewards (11:15am).

The appeal hearing against the penalty of the suspension of 4 months and fine of RM20,000/- will be held at a date to be fixed.


 


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