RACE 10 (R1544) CLASS 5 (B) – 1200M (SHORT COURSE A),          SATURDAY, 7 DECEMBER 2019, SELANGOR TURF CLUB DECEMBER MEETING 2019

The Stewards, on 11 December 2019 at the Selangor Turf Club, inquired into the running and handling of SHENBAO. Evidence was taken from Jockey Z Khairil, the rider of SHENBAO and Trainer S Edwards, the Trainer of SHENBAO.

Jockey Z Khairil, the rider of SHENBAO, was found guilty of a charge under MRA Rule 44(10) for failing to ride to the satisfaction of the Stewards. The particulars of the charge were that when he rode SHENBAO, he appeared to not give the mare sufficient rein to stride out in the straight after having held onto the mare tightly on straightening.

In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration Jockey Z Khairil’s previous two (2) similar charges, mitigating factors and his submissions on penalty. Jockey Z Khairil was suspended from riding in races for a period of three (3) months with effect from 16 December 2019 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 also fined RM20,000/- and advised of his Right of Appeal (3:12pm).

Jockey Z Khairil subsequently exercised his right of appeal and applied for a Stay of Sentence, which was granted. The Appeal will be held at a date to be fixed.

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RACE 10 (R1544) CLASS 5 (B) – 1200M (SHORT COURSE A), SATURDAY, 7 DECEMBER 2019, SELANGOR TURF CLUB DECEMBER MEETING 2019

The Stewards, on 11 December 2019 at the Selangor Turf Club, inquired into App S Zulfikri’s riding of SPARKLER in the straight. Evidence was taken from App S Zulfikri, the rider of SPARKLER, in the presence of his Employing Trainer, S Siva, who is also the Trainer of SPARKLER.

App S Zulfikri, in the presence of his Employing Trainer, S Siva, was found guilty of a charge of improper riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(b)(ii) in that his whip usage was in a manner that did not make contact with SPARKLER and was thus inappropriate.

In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration App S Zulfikri’s previous record, mitigating factors and his submissions on penalty. He was suspended from riding in races for a period of one (1) month with effect from 9 December 2019 and to expire on 8 January 2010, both dates inclusive, to be served concurrently with any other penalty. He was advised of his Right of Appeal (3:36pm).

Following the evidence tendered by Trainer S Siva relating to SPARKLER’S racing condition, the gelding will be required to pass a 1000M/vet test before being declared to race again.

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