RACE 3 (R183) CLASS 5 (A) – 1200M (SHORT COURSE)

 

At the conclusion of an inquiry, Jockey HK Cheng, the rider of READY TO RULE, pleaded guilty to a charge of improper riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(b)(ii) in that:

  1. He applied undue pressure to SCORPION KING (SU Lim) near the 850M and continued to pressurize that gelding, bumping with it heavily near the 800M.
  2. Passing the 650M, when on the inside of SCORPION KING, he crossed in quickly when insufficiently clear causing that gelding to check severely and blundered.

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 eight (8) Malaysian race days with effect from 17 February 2020 and to expire on 15 March 2020, 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 (4:30pm).


RACE 5 (R185) CLASS 4 (B) – 1200M (SHORT COURSE)

 

On inquiry, Jockey SU Lim, the rider of METAGROSS, pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that running to the 850M, he shifted in, crowding LUCKY JUSTICE (J De Souza) which bumped with BEAUTIFUL ONE (J Low).

In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration Jockey SU Lim’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 17 February 2020 and to expire on 23 February 2020, 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 (4:25pm).

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