马来西亚 （雪兰莪） - 12/03/2016
场地：微湿 夺标时速： 1:18.50
RACE 3 (R345) CLASS 5 1300M (SHORT COURSE B)
The start of this race was delayed when STAR BEAUTY (App AM Aizat) arrived late at the
barriers. It was established that there was confusion in relation to the Starter Hack
accompanying the horse to the barriers and as a result, the Starter Hack had to return to the
paddock to assist.
Upon jumping, KIM SALUTE (CK Tan) shifted inwards, taking GOLD BREW (App WK
Lee) in onto WHATS DAT (R Burnett). STAR BEAUTY was also inconvenienced in this
ENGLISH DREAM (M Wepner) had a tendency to over-race in the early and middle stages,
and laid out under pressure over the concluding stages of the event.
GOLD BREW which was beaten 26 lengths, will be required to pass a 1000M/vet test before
being declared to race again for having a poor performance.
Upon returning to scales, Jockey HS Gill, the rider of DARMORE, reported that the gelding
was coughing profusely. A post-race veterinary examination of DARMORE revealed that the
gelding returned exhibiting signs of respiratory distress and as such will be required to pass a
1000M/vet test before being declared to race again.
At the conclusion of an inquiry, Jockey CK Tan, the rider of KIM SALUTE, pleaded guilty to
a charge of careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that from a wide barrier,
approaching the 1100M, KIM SALUTE (CK Tan) shifted inwards when insufficiently clear
resulting in WHATS DAT being taken in onto TURBO (R Woodworth) which had to be
severely checked by its rider. Approaching the 1000M mark, KIM SALUTE continued to shift
in when ridden forward by tis rider, further resulting in WHATS DAT, CHAMPAGNE
ROSE (App S Zulfikri), BUNGAE (App A Thamil) and ENGLISH DREAM (M Wepner) all
being inconvenienced. DARMORE, STAR BEAUTY and GOLD BREW which were
following, were all inconvenienced to varying degrees in this incident. .
In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration Jockey CK Tans guilty plea,
mitigating factors, previous riding record and his submissions on penalty. Acting on the
provisions of MRA Rule 48(5), the Stewards deferred the commencement of Jockey CK Tans
suspension. He was suspended from riding in races for a period of four (4) Malaysian race
days with effect from 21 March 2016 and to expire on 9 April 2016, both dates inclusive. He
was advised of his Right of Appeal (2:45pm).