Jockey Daniel – Suspension Reduced
APPEAL BY VISITING JOCKEY DANIEL JAGADISHAN AGAINST THE 4 MONTHS SUSPENSION AND RM10,000/- FINE IMPOSED BY THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS UNDER MRA RULE 44(10) IN CONNECTION WITH HIS RIDING AND HANDLING OF RACEHORSE “EMIRATES WARRIOR” IN RACE 4 (R1580) OPEN MAIDEN – 1200M (WEIGHT-FOR-AGE) ON SATURDAY, 21ST DECEMBER 2019, 1ST DAY, PENANG YANG DI-PERTUA NEGERI GOLD CUP DECEMBER MEETING 2019
The Penang Turf Club Racing Stewards today (6th March 2020) heard the above Appeal and heard submissions from Jockey J Daniel and Trainer K Coetzee, the rider and trainer of EMIRATES WARRIOR respectively.
After considering the submissions from Jockey J Daniel, Trainer K Coetzee and the Acting Chief Stipendiary Steward and reviewing the video replays, the Racing Stewards dismissed Jockey J Daniel’s appeal.
However, the Racing Stewards reduced his suspension to two (2) months, effective from Monday, 9th March 2020 and to expire on Friday, 8th May 2020, both dates inclusive.
Furthermore, the Racing Stewards waived the fine of RM10,000/-.
Jockey J Daniel’s deposit was forfeited.