马来西亚 （槟城） - 06/10/2013
场地：烂地 夺标时速： 1:24.20
RACE 3 (R1305) Class 5 1300M
OLEG CASSINI HANDICAP
PRISTINE CHOICE, a course scratching as it was lame in both fore fetlocks, will be
required to pass a test (1000M/vet) before being declared to race again.
PLANCK TIME, a course scratching as it was sore in the near fore fetlock, will be
required to pass a veterinary examination before being declared to race again.
BETTER AND BETTER, which was down 16kgs in body weight since its last run, was
checked by the Club Veterinary Surgeon prior to the race and was passed fit to start.
Trainer LN Danis was fined RM1,000/- under MRA Regulation 20.3 as read with MRA
Regulation 20.6 for failing to ensure that the vaccination (EI/EHV) status for ACE
AMIGO was current. ACE AMIGO was withdrawn by order of the Stewards at 1.23
JAI HO (J Shankar), which jumped awkwardly and lost considerable ground, will be
required to pass a test (1 starting stall) before being declared to race again.
Near the 1000M, BLACK AHEAD (HS Gill), which was racing keenly, steadied after
racing up onto the heels of LITTLE RAINFOREST (R Woodworth).
Near the 800M, BEAUTIFUL GIFT (App SS Vanan) steadied off the heels of GOOD
CODE (App Z Khairil) which rolled inwards.
Near the 300M, HOUSTON ROCKET (App KC Tham) and BOSS CAT (HK Cheng)
JAI HO trailed the field throughout.
The Veterinary Surgeon reported that REEL SCHMICK (App M Ganeesh) returned
exhibiting signs of respiratory distress and as such will be required to pass a test
(1000M/vet) before being declared to race again.
Post-race veterinary examinations of BLACK AHEAD, HOUSTON ROCKET, THREE
THOUGHTS (I Azhar) and JAI HO revealed no obvious abnormality. BLACK AHEAD,
which raced poorly, will be required to pass a test (1000M/vet) before being declared to
Jockey K Eirwan, the rider of HEARD THE LATEST, reported that his mount was not
striding out freely. A post-race veterinary examination of HEARD THE LATEST
revealed no obvious abnormality.
When questioned regarding the improved performance of LITTLE RAINFOREST,
Trainer MH Wee stated that he instructed his rider to get a good jump, sit where
comfortable and follow the pace. He said that at its last start on 21st September 2013 in
Kuala Lumpur over 1600M, LITTLE RAINFOREST received interference at the start
and lost ground on that occasion and he felt that the gelding appreciated the heavy going
today. His explanation was noted and his attention was drawn to the rules regarding in-