App. M Lukman
STEWARDS’ REPORT – PERAK APRIL MEETING 2022 DAY 1, SATURDAY – 23RD APRIL 2022
INQUIRY CONCERNING URINE SAMPLE CODED |”J-3848” WHICH WAS TAKEN FROM APP M LUKMAN ON 3RD APRIL 2022 AT THE PERAK TURF CLUB APRIL MEETING 2022 AND RETURNED POSIRTIVE TO “MITRAGYNINE” WHICH IS A PROHIBITED SUBSTANCE IN TERMS OF THE MRA RULES.
The Panel of Stewards concluded the Inquiry into the above matter on Saturday, 23rd April 2022 at the Perak Turf Club. Evidence were taken from App M Lukman in the presence of his Employing Trainer, Trainer Wayne Lim and Dr. Chan Sue Hay, Chief Analyst of USains Biomics Laboratory.
App M Lukman pleaded guilty to a charge under MRA Rule 136(3)(b) and the particulars of the charge were that a urine sample coded J-3848, submitted by him on 3rd April 2022 at the Perak Turf Club April Meeting 2022, upon analysis, revealed the presence of Mitragynine, a prohibited substance under the MRA Rules.
In deciding on penalty, the Panel of Stewards took into account his guilty plea and his clean record. App M Lukman was suspended from riding in races for a period of six (6) months backdated to Friday, 15th April 2022 on which is the date when he was stood down from riding and to expire on Friday, 14th October 2022, both dates inclusive. He was informed of his right of appeal (11.50am).