马来西亚 （霹雳州） - 24/11/2012
场地：烂地 夺标时速： 1:27.50
RACE 3 (R1587) BABY TYCOON HANDICAP 2001, CLASS 3 1400M(lc)
Trainer Tony Yeoh was fined RM100/- under MRA Rule 65(5)(b) for failing to produce
the declared colours on STEALTH.
On jumping, SAMURAI PHOENIX (S John) was crowded for room between WORLD
SUPERMAN (L Sofhan) which jumped awkwardly outwards and MASTER JIANGMEN
(J Shankar) which jumped awkwardly inwards.
STEALTH (App H Bukhari) and MY DIAMOND (App K Yazid) jumped awkwardly
and were slowly away.
Near the 200M, WORLD SUPERMAN steadied off the heels of CRIMSON AGATE (J
Low) which shifted outwards. Jockey J Low was shown the film and was warned to
exercise more care when shifting ground in future.
Post-race veterinary examinations of SPEED EAGLE revealed that the gelding returned
with respiratory distress and will be required to pass a test (1000M/vet) before being
entered to race again.
The Club Veterinary Surgeon reported that STEALTH returned having cast its off fore
plate, BERNANKE (J de Souza) cast near hind plate and DALMATION (App Z Khairil)
returned having cast its near fore plate.
When questioned regarding the disappointing performance of FREE GIFT, Jockey I
Azhar stated that he was instructed to sit 5th, 6th position, however, he was unable to do
so, as FREE GIFT was unable to go forward and got back further than anticipated. He
said that FREE GIFT did not handle the heavy track and when he asked for an effort in
the home straight, the gelding did not respond and was disappointing. His explanation
was noted. Trainer Kevin Coetzee confirmed the instructions and felt that FREE GIFT
was unable to go with the early pace and was left chasing in the early stages. He stated
that FREE GIFT had been working well and expected the gelding to have a good chance
today, but in his opinion, did not handle the heavy track. Trainer Coetzee was advised
that if he detects any abnormality with the gelding after cooling down, he would be
expected to report this to the Stewards. His explanation was noted. A post-race
veterinary examination of FREE GIFT revealed no obvious abnormality and it was
When questioned regarding MY DIAMOND missing the start, App K Yazid stated that
MY DIAMOND became restless in the barriers and sat back in the gate and when the
start was affected, MY DIAMOND fly-jumped and lost ground. After reviewing the
video footage and taking evidence from Trainer Nor Azman and App K Yazid, the
Stewards noted their explanations and no further action was taken.
A post-race veterinary examination of MY DIAMOND revealed no obvious abnormality.