Jockey Hanif get’s a reduced suspension
APPEAL BY JOCKEY M HANIF AGAINST THE SIX MONTHS SUSPENSION & RM20,000/- FINE IMPOSED BY THE PANEL OF STEWARDS UNDER MRA RULE 44(10) IN CONNECTION WITH HIS RIDING AND HANDLING OF “MARIO ATTILA” IN RACE 5 (R662), CLASS 5(B) – 1400M(sc) – ATLETICO DE MADRID HANDICAP, PERAK MAY/JUNE MEETING – 1st DAY, SATURDAY, 25th MAY 2019
The Appellate Panel of Stewards heard the above appeal today, Monday, 21st October 2019.
After hearing submissions from Jockey M Hanif and the Acting Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr. Philip Anderson and reviewing the video of the race, the Appellate Panel dismissed the appeal and Jockey M Hanif’s deposit is forfeited.
However, the Appellate Panel reduced the six months suspension to four months suspension with effect from today, 21st October 2019 and to expire on 20th February 2020, both dates inclusive and the RM20,000/= fine imposed was confirmed.