App. Firdzriel – Appeal Dismissed
HEARING OF AN APPEAL BY APP. I FIRDZRIEL AGAINST THE FOUR (4) MONTHS’ SUSPENSION IMPOSED BY THE PANEL OF STEWARDS UNDER MRA RULE 44(10) IN CONNECTION WITH HIS RIDING AND HANDLING OF “NAPOLEON” IN RACE 4 (R268) CLASS 5(B) – 1600M(lc) – 2nd DAY, SATURDAY, 2 MARCH 2019 – PERAK TURF CLUB FEBRUARY/MARCH MEETING 2019.
The Appellate Panel of Stewards heard the above appeal today, Wednesday, 3rd July 2019.
After hearing submissions from Trainer S Cook, the master of App I Firdzriel, App I Firdzriel, the rider of NAPOLEON and his witnesses, Jockey WK Yan and Jockey KC Wong, the Acting Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr. Philip Anderson, Trainer KF Wong, the trainer of NAPOLEON and reviewing the video footage of the race, the Appellate Panel dismissed the appeal. The appeal deposit is forfeited.
App I Firdzriel’s four (4) months suspension will commenced after his 2-days suspension incurred for careless riding on Sunday, 30th June 2019 and as such, his four months suspension will take effect from Sunday, 28th July 2019 and to expire on Wednesday, 27th November 2019, both dates inclusive.