RACE 5 (R1137) CLASS 3 – 1400M (LONG COURSE A)

At the conclusion of an inquiry, Jockey J Low, the rider of DAZZLING SPEED, pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that when he rode DAZZLING SPEED, he permitted his mount to shift inwards in the final 125M causing SACRED SURFER to be restrained.

In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration Jockey J Low’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 16 September 2019 and to expire on 22 September 2019, both dates inclusive. Acting on the provisions of MRA Rule 48(5), the Stewards deferred the commencement of his suspension. He was advised of his Right of Appeal (6:35pm).