RACE 8 (R253)   CLASS 5 – 1800m (sc)


At the conclusion of an inquiry, Jockey AM Aizat, the rider of NATURAL WATER pleaded guilty to a charge for careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii),  in that passing the winning post on the first occasion, he shifted in when insufficiently clear of RACE FOR FAME (App S Hafis), resulting in RACE FOR FAME having to be checked and lose ground. 

In assessing the penalty, the Panel of Stewards took into consideration Jockey AM Aizat’s guilty plea, disciplinary record and mitigating factors.  Jockey AM Aizat was suspended from riding in races for a period of two (2) Malaysian race days, to run consecutively to his two (2) Malaysian race days suspension incurred in Race 10 on the 16th February 2019 at SLTC from Monday, 4th March 2019 and to expire on Sunday, 16th March 2019, both dates inclusive.  He was advised of his right of appeal (5.15pm).