App. Saddam - Suspended


21 Oct 2017

RACE 6 (R1329) MAIDEN – 1200M (SHORT COURSE A)

At the conclusion of an inquiry, App S Saddam, the rider of POKEMON BABY, in the presence of his Acting Master, Trainer PS Kumaran, pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that he allowed his horse to drift towards the rail at about the 300M without taking sufficient corrective measures.

In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration App S Saddam’s guilty plea, mitigating factors, previous riding record and his submissions on penalty.

He was suspended from riding in races for a period of three (3) Malaysian race days with effect from 23 October 2017 and to expire on 5 November 2017, both dates inclusive.

He was advised of his Right of Appeal (6:05pm). 


 


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