RACE 9 (R851)         OPEN MAIDEN (WFA) – 1300M (LONG COURSE B)

At the conclusion of an inquiry, Jockey HK Cheng, the rider of D’GREAT LUCK, pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that approaching the 150M, he allowed his horse to shift inwards away from a right-hand drive without correction when not clear of KING OPERA (S Ruzaini). As a result of this incident, KING OPERA was forced to check and lost momentum.In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration Jockey HK Cheng’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 9 July 2018 and to expire on 21 July 2018, both dates inclusive. He was advised of his Right of Appeal (5:05pm).


RACE 12 (R854)       CLASS 4 – 1300M (LONG COURSE B)

 At the conclusion of an inquiry, Jockey I Saifudin, the rider of SOON SEEKER, pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that at about the 500M, he shifted his horse outwards when not fully clear of MAGICAL TALENT, causing that horse to be taken outwards in response and bump onto LIM’S STARDOM (App A Zaimuddin)

In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration Jockey I Saifudin’s guilty plea, mitigating factors, previous riding record and his submissions on penalty. Acting on the provisions of MRA Rule 48(5), the Stewards deferred the commencement of Jockey I Saifudin’s suspension. He was suspended from riding in races for a period of two (2) race days with effect from 16 July 2018 and to expire on 21 July 2018, both dates inclusive. He was advised of his Right of Appeal (6:55pm).