RACE 6 (R964) CLASS 4 (B) – 1200M (SHORT COURSE A), SATURDAY, 3 AUGUST 2019, SELANGOR TURF CLUB AUGUST MEETING 2019

The Stewards, on 6 August 2019 at the Selangor Turf Club, concluded an inquiry into the riding of CHAR SIEW. Evidence was taken from App WK Lee, the rider of CHAR SIEW, in the presence of his employing Trainer, Trainer SY Lim, and Trainer MW Teh, the Trainer of CHAR SIEW.

App WK Lee, the rider of CHAR SIEW, was found guilty of a charge under MRA Rule 44(10) for failing to ride to the satisfaction of the Stewards. The particulars of the charge were that:

  1. In the early stages after the start, he restrained CHAR SIEW and sat in a rearward position causing him to lose ground at the start;
  2. He failed to improve his position when he had an opportunity to do so between the 500M and the 425M; and
  3. He effectively restrained CHAR SIEW from near the 425M turning into the straight until the 350M, thereby letting the race progress when he was restraining.

In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration App WK Lee’s poor riding record and his submissions on penalty. App WK Lee was suspended from riding in races for a period of three (3) months with effect from 7 August 2019 and to expire on 6 November 2019, both dates inclusive, to be served concurrently with another suspension imposed under MRA Rule 44(10) on 6 August 2019. He was advised of his Right of Appeal (5pm).


RACE 7 (R965) CLASS 4 (B) – 1200M (SHORT COURSE A), SATURDAY, 3 AUGUST 2019, SELANGOR TURF CLUB AUGUST MEETING 2019

The Stewards, on 6 August 2019 at the Selangor Turf Club, concluded an inquiry into the riding of PALTROW. Evidence was taken from App WK Lee, the rider of PALTROW, in the presence of his employing Trainer, Trainer SY Lim, and Trainer S Dunderdale, the Trainer of PALTROW.

App WK Lee, the rider of PALTROW, was found guilty of a charge under MRA Rule 44(10) for failing to ride to the satisfaction of the Stewards. The particulars of the charge were that:

  1. He failed to improve his position between the 550M and the 400M;
  2. He failed to take a run which presented itself at about the 150M mark between MR WOLFF (B Pinheiro) on his outside and ZHUHAI (SU Lim) on his inside, eventually restraining and taking PALTROW to the outside of MR WOLFF after passing the 100M mark, thereby losing ground on PALTROW.

In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration App WK Lee’s poor riding record and his submissions on penalty. App WK Lee was suspended from riding in races for a period of six (6) months with effect 7 August 2019 and to expire on 6 February 2020, both dates inclusive, to be served concurrently with another suspension imposed under MRA Rule 44(10) on 6 August 2019. Further, he was fined RM30,000/- and advised of his Right of Appeal (5pm).

App WK Lee subsequently exercised his Right of Appeal against the severity of the penalty related to the fine imposed. The Appeal will be held at a date to be fixed.

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