Jockey Sandana - Suspended

11 Jun 2017

RACE 7 (R743)  CLASS 5 – 1400M, PENANG JUNE MEETING 2017,


At the conclusion of an Inquiry today (11th June 2017), Jockey S Sandana, the rider of CASPER pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that whilst riding CASPER in the above race, he switched his mount outwards at about the 350M when insufficiently clear of SUPREME SASSO (C Goon) and in so doing, caused SUPREME SASSO to be severely checked and lost ground.                                

When deciding on a penalty, the Stewards took into account Jockey S  Sandana’s guilty plea, his previous riding record and mitigating factors.  Jockey S Sandana was suspended from riding in races for two (2) Malaysian race days with effect from Monday, 12th June 2017 and to expire on Saturday, 24th June 2017.   He was informed of his Right of Appeal (1.30 pm). 


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