App. Aizat & Lim - Suspended


21 Nov 2017

STIPENDIARY STEWARDS’ REPORT – TUESDAY, 21 NOVEMBER 2017

 

RACE 11 (R1469) CLASS 5 – 1400M (SHORT COURSE A), SUNDAY, 19 NOVEMBER 2017, SELANGOR TURF CLUB NOVEMBER MEETING 2017

The Stewards, on 21 November 2017 at the Selangor Turf Club, concluded an inquiry into an incident at about the 100M in the above race. Evidence was taken from App AM Aizat, the rider of D’GREAT OPULENT, in the presence of his Master, Trainer F Maynard who is also the Trainer of D’GREAT OPULENT, Jockey J De Souza, the rider of SANDY’S PRIDE, and Jockey SU Lim, the rider of EMPEROR WARRIOR. 

 

App AM Aizat was found guilty of a charge of careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that at about the last 100M, he allowed his mount to shift in away from the whip and took corrective measures too late. 

In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration App AM Aizat’s mitigating factors, previous riding record and his submissions on penalty. Acting on the provisions of MRA Rule 48(5), the Stewards deferred the commencement of his suspension. He was suspended from riding in races for a period of two (2) Malaysian race days with effect from 27 November 2017 and to expire on 16 December 2017, both dates inclusive. He was advised of his Right of Appeal (2:20pm). 

 

RACE 2 (R1460) CLASS 5 – 1400M (LONG COURSE A), SUNDAY, 19 NOVEMBER 2017, SELANGOR TURF CLUB NOVEMBER MEETING 2017

The Stewards, on 21 November 2017 at the Selangor Turf Club, concluded an inquiry into an incident approaching the 1000M in the above race. Evidence was taken from App AK Lim, the rider of OLLIE EAGLE, in the presence of his Master, Trainer WC Lim who is also the Trainer of OLLIE EAGLE. After reviewing the films and considering the evidence tendered, App AK Lim was warned to leave sufficient room for runners on his inside when approaching the bend in future. 

 

The Stewards also concluded an inquiry into an incident at about the 300M in the above race and took evidence from App AK Lim, the rider of OLLIE EAGLE, in the presence of his Master, Trainer WC Lim who is also the Trainer of OLLIE EAGLE. 

App AK Lim pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that at about the 300M in the above race, he was too late to straighten his mount which shifted out under pressure, causing interference to EASTERN TOWKAY (App CK Khaw). 

 

In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration App AK Lim’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 22 November 2017 and to expire on 26 November 2017, both dates inclusive. He was advised of his Right of Appeal (2:35pm). 

 


 


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