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Flores disqualified one year
Singapore Stewards
25/03/2015

SINGAPORE FEBRUARY MEETING 2015

SUNDAY, 22 FEBRUARY 2015:

 


RACE 1
[TF0261]

 

The Inquiry into the run of KISS ME in the first race at the Singapore Turf Club Meeting on Sunday, 22 February 2015 was concluded on Wednesday, 25 March 2015.  After taking evidence from Jockey D Flores (pictured) and Trainer HW Tan, the Trainer of KISS ME, Jockey Flores was found guilty to a charge under MRA Rule 44(8) for failing to take all reasonable and permissible measures to obtain the best possible placing.  The particulars of the charge are:

 

.1             in that from the 600m to the 400m, he failed to improve his position when it was reasonable and permissible to do so; and

 

.2             he failed to ride with sufficient vigour and determination over the final 400m.

 

 

When deciding on penalty, the Stewards took into account the nature of the charge and his record.  Jockey Flores was disqualified for a period of one year with immediate effect from Wednesday, 25 March 2015 to Thursday, 24 March 2016 both dates inclusive.  He was advised of his Right of Appeal.