Apprentice Khaw & Saddam - Suspended


05 Aug 2017

RACE 5 (R984)  CLASS 5 – 1400m (sc)  - GERBERRA DAISIES HANDICAP

At the conclusion of an Inquiry, App S Saddam, the rider of PRINCE ISLANDER in the presence of his master, Trainer Evert Van Breukelen pleaded guilty to a charge for careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that over the concluding stages, he dropped his off-side rein at about the 50M and approaching the finish, he again dropped his off-side rein, resulting in his mount shifting inward and checked BALBOA (HS Gill).

When deciding on the penalty, the Panel of Stewards took into consideration his riding record and mitigating factors.  App S Saddam was suspended from riding in races for a period of two (2) Malaysian race days, effective from Sunday, 6th August 2017 and to expire on Saturday, 19th August 2017, both dates inclusive.   He was informed of his Right of Appeal (5.12pm).


INQUIRY INTO THE URINE SAMPLE PROVIDED BY APP CK KHAW WHO RODE IN RACE 3 (R836) ON SATURDAY, 1ST DAY, 1st JULY 2017, PERAK TURF CLUB JULY GOLD VASE MEETING 2017 AND HIS URINE SAMPLE CODED “J-3630” WAS FOUND POSITIVE TO “EPHEDRINE”, A PROHIBITED SUBSTANCE UNDER MRA RULES & REGULATIONS.

The Panel of Stewards on Friday, 4th August 2017 concluded an Inquiry into a report from the Chief Analyst, USains Biomics Laboratory that jockey’s urine sample coded    “J-3630” which was provided by App CK Khaw, was found positive to “Ephedrine”, a prohibited substance under the MRA Rules & Regulations.

Evidence were taken from App CK Khaw in the presence of his master, Trainer R Lines, Ms. Chan Sue Hay, Analyst of USains Biomics Laboratory and Dr. Lam Yee Yoon, the Perak Turf Club Club Medical Officer. 

App CK Khaw pleaded guilty to a charge under MRA Rule 136(3)(b) in that on the 1st July 2017, he provided his urine sample coded J-3630 which upon analysis, was found to contain “Ephedrine”, a prohibited substance under MRA Rules and Regulations.  When deciding on the penalty, the Panel of Stewards took into consideration his guilty plea, clean record and mitigating factors.

App CK Khaw was suspended from riding in races for a period of three (3) months, from the day he was stood down, i.e. Friday, 21st July 2017 and to expire on Friday, 20th October 2017, both dates inclusive.  He was informed of his Right of Appeal (5.10pm).


 


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