SELANGOR TURF CLUB

STIPENDIARY STEWARDS’ REPORT – TUESDAY, 17 JULY 2018

RACE 11 (R885) CLASS 5 – 1600M (SHORT COURSE A), SUNDAY, 15 JULY 2018, SELANGOR TURF CLUB JULY MEETING 2018

The Stewards, on 17 July 2018 at the Selangor Turf Club, concluded an inquiry into the running and handling of SO ON. Evidence was taken from App S Uzair, the rider of SO ON, in the presence of his Master, Trainer L Moy.

After reviewing the films and considering the evidence tendered, App S Uzair pleaded guilty to a charge under MRA Rule 44(10) for failing to ride to the satisfaction of the Stewards. The particulars of the charge were that in the final 200M of the race, he failed to ride with sufficient vigour.

When deciding on a penalty, the Stewards took into account App S Uzair’s guilty plea, riding records and mitigating factors.  Acting on the provisions of MRA Rule 48(5), the Stewards deferred the commencement of App S Uzair’s suspension. He was suspended from riding in races, trials and trackwork for a period of three (3) months with effect from 23 July 2018 and to expire on 22 October 2018, both dates inclusive. He was also advised of the provisions of MRA Rule 48(2) & 48(3), and his Right of Appeal (2:45pm).