Jockey Aify & App. Zulfikri - Suspended


16 Sep 2017

RACE 6 (R1161) CLASS 5 – 1400M (LONG COURSE B)

 At the conclusion of an inquiry, App S Zulfikri, the rider of BERNARD’S FIGHTER, in the presence of his Acting Master, B Trainer Siva Kumar s/o Subramaniam, pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that at about the 350M, he allowed his horse to drift inside under the whip causing both LITTLE LION to be checked and then D’GREAT NIMBUS to be switched out for a clear run. In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration App S Zulfikri’s guilty plea, mitigating factors, previous riding record and his submissions on penalty. He was suspended from riding in races for a period of two (2) Malaysian race days with effect from 18 September 2017 and to expire on 24 September 2017, both dates inclusive. He was advised of his Right of Appeal (5:25pm).

At the conclusion of an inquiry, Jockey Y Aify, the rider of BLADEMEISTER, pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that at about the 200M, he allowed his horse to shift in under pressure for some considerable distance when insufficiently clear of NUMERO UNO (SU Lim) which was taken in to the inside towards BERNARD’S FIGHTER (App S Zulfikri) which was tightened against the rail. In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration Jockey Y Aify’s guilty plea, mitigating factors, previous riding record and his submissions on penalty. He was suspended from riding in races for a period of two (2) Malaysian race days with effect from 18 September 2017 and to expire on 24 September 2017, both dates inclusive. He was advised of his Right of Appeal (4:40pm)


 


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