马来西亚 （雪兰莪） - 21/05/2016
场地：微湿 夺标时速： 1:12.70
RACE 1 (R652) CLASS 5 1200M (SHORT COURSE A)
This race was delayed when the saddle on GOLD STAR PRINCESS (SS Vanan) had to be
readjusted behind the barriers.
BULL AND BEAR (J Low) had to momentarily ease off the heels of TRIPLE COIN (App
Z Khairil) shortly after the start.
EASY AHEAD (App WK Lee) had a tendency to lay in and raced fiercely in the middle
ROCK AND STONE (App M Hanif) had a tendency to over-race and was trapped wide
throughout the event.
TRIPLE COIN, the early leader in the event surrendered the lead to MAN OF THE
WORLD (A Nawawi) approaching the 800M.
Entering the front straight, ENGLISH DREAM (M Wepner) was momentarily held up for
a run behind TRIPLE COIN and had to shift out to gain clear running.
EASY AHEAD had a tendency to lay inwards in the length of the home straight resulting
in the rider having to stop and straighten on several occasions. A post-race veterinary
examination of EASY AHEAD revealed that it returned with upper respiratory tract
abnormality. The gelding will be required to undergo a veterinary examination (at rest)
before being declared to race again.
TRIPLE COIN had a tendency to lay out under pressure over the final 200M when being
struck with the whip.
The Stewards questioned App M Hanif, in the presence of his Master, Trainer P Fell, into
the tactics that were adopted on ROCK AND STONE in particular why, in todays event,
he raced wide throughout rather than gaining a trailing position from a wide barrier. App
M Hanif stated that after jumping well, he was unable to restrain ROCK AND STONE as
the gelding had a tendency to over-race despite his efforts and found himself racing wide
throughout due to the slow pace in the event.
Trainer P Fell explained that in his opinion, ROCK AND STONE was up in weight and
due to the wide barrier draw and the rain falling overnight, it may have been better to try to
sit the gelding, however, given the geldings racing pattern, he concurred with App M
The Stewards, after viewing the official patrol film, were satisfied with their explanations,
however, reminded App M Hanif of his obligations to ride all his mounts out in such a
manner so as to leave no room for query.