RACE 5 (R1228) CLASS 4 (B) – 1200M (SHORT COURSE A)



At the conclusion of an inquiry, App L De Souza, the rider of HARVEYWALLBANGER, in the presence of his Master, Trainer R Lines, pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that he shifted in causing LIM’S PERSHING to check at about the 850M.

In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration App L De Souza’s guilty plea, mitigating factors, previous riding record and his submissions on penalty. He was suspended from riding in races for a period of two (2) Malaysian race days with effect from 7 October 2019 and to expire on 12 October 2019, both dates inclusive. Acting on the provisions of MRA Rule 48(5), the Stewards deferred the commencement of his suspension. He was advised of his Right of Appeal (5:45pm).