Jockey Yusri – Suspended
STEWARDS’ REPORT – PERAK JANUARY MEETING 2023
DAY 2, SUNDAY – 8TH JANUARY 2023
GENERAL REPORT –PRTC
PERAK JANUARY MEETING – DAY 1, SATURDAY. 7TH JANAURY 2023
The Panel of Stewards today concluded an Inquiry into the running and handling of SUNTZU, trained by Trainer K Coetzee and ridden by Jockey M Yusri in the above race. After hearing evidence from Trainer K Coetzee, Jockey M Yusri and Dr. Reza Singam, Senior Veterinary Surgeon, PRTC and after reviewing the race videos, Jockey M Yusri was found guilty to a charge under MRA Rule 44(10) for failing to ride to the satisfaction of the Stewards, in that he failed to make sufficient effort to place his mount, as instructed in the early stages and thereafter, he failed to ride with sufficient vigour and determination, failing to ride to the satisfaction of the Stewards.
In assessing the penalty, the Panel of Stewards took into account Jockey M Yusri’s disciplinary records and mitigating factors. Jockey M Yusri was suspended from riding in races for a period of four (4) months, effective from Monday, 9th January 2023 and to expire on Monday, 8th May 2023, both dates inclusive. In addition, Jockey M Yusri was fined the sum of RM10,000/-. He was advised of his right of appeal (1.10pm).