马来西亚 （雪兰莪） - 14/12/2013
场地：微湿 夺标时速： 1:11.40
RACE 7 (R1650) Class 4 1200M (sc-A)
DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER STAKES
Trainer M Sukri was fined RM250/- for negligence under MRA Rule 152(5)(a) for failing to
declare the removal of blinkers from MORE THAN CASH within the prescribed time.
Trainer F Maynard was fined RM100/- under MRA Rule 65(5)(c) for failing to produce the
declared colours on HELLO GOOD BUY.
After being loaded into the barrier, LAST MAN STANDING which was fractious and broke
out at the back of the barrier, was withdrawn by order of the Stewards at 3:34pm. In these
circumstances, the Stewards placed a warning on LAST MAN STANDING to improve its
barrier manners, failing which action may be taken against the gelding.
RISE UP THE RANK which was unable to be loaded, was withdrawn by order of the
Stewards at 3:41pm. The gelding will be required to pass 1 Starting Stall test (to be ridden
unaided to the start) before being declared to race again.
The Stewards questioned Jockey HS Gill, the rider of MYSTIC FIGHTER, with respect to the
geldings performance. He explained that his instructions were to be midfield which were
confirmed from the Trainers Instruction Form, however due to the wide barrier, he was
unable to be midfield and was further back than anticipated. He further stated that he was
caught wide throughout the race and that he was unable to settle the gelding early and as a
consequence, was unable to keep the gelding closer to the rails. He stated that in the straight,
he used his whip in a backhand manner and continued to use his whip in the right hand but
MYSTIC FIGHTER only responded to his riding fairly. His explanation was noted for
At the conclusion of an Inquiry today, Jockey Lou Ho pleaded guilty to a charge under MRA
Rule 152(5)(a) for misconduct towards the Barrier Handlers. When deciding on penalty, the
Stewards took into account his guilty plea and the circumstances surrounding the matter. He
was fined RM500/- and was advised of his Right of Appeal (5:20pm).