App. W Faizal – Suspended
RACE 8 (R1009) METRO A (SW) – 1600M (SHORT COURSE A), SUNDAY, 12 AUGUST 2018, SELANGOR TURF CLUB AUGUST MEETING 2018
The Stewards, on 14 August 2018 at the Selangor Turf Club,concluded an inquiry into an incident inside the 50M. Evidence was taken from App W Faizal, the rider of BRILLIANT DEAL, in the presence of his Master, Trainer L Moy who is also the Trainer of BRILLIANT DEAL, Jockey S Ruzaini, the rider of LA FAMILIA, and App L De Souza, the rider of SEA WORLD.
App W Faizal pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that he allowed his horse to drift to the outside under a left-handed drive, taking SEA WORLD outwards and causing LA FAMILIA to avoid the heels of SEA WORLD.
In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration App W Faizal’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 2018 and to expire on 19 September 2019, both dates inclusive. He was advised of his Right of Appeal (3:15pm).