RACE 4 (R330) BANDED 51-74 (SW) – 1700M


At the conclusion of an Inquiry, Jockey R Shafiq, the rider of SATELLITE PRINCE pleaded guilty to a charge under MRA Rule 44(6) for failing to ride SATELLITE PRINCE out to the end of the race to the satisfaction of the Stewards.  When assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration Jockey R Shafiq’s guilty plea, mitigating factors and his riding record.  Jockey R Shafiq was suspended from riding in races for a period of one (1) month with effect from Monday, 18th March 2019 and to expire on Wednesday, 17th April 2019, both dates inclusive.  He was advised of his Right of Appeal (4.00 pm).