Malaysia (Penang) - 14/07/2013
Trackform Number 
Track:HEAVY Win Time: 1:26.20
RACE 7 (R911) Group 1 1400M
PENANG SPRINT TROPHY
[3 YEAR OLDS & ABOVE] [SET-WEIGHTS]
RYAN JAMES, a course scratching as it was suffering from colic, will be required to
pass a veterinary examination before being declared to race again.
RAFAGA, a course scratching as it had cellulitis off fore-leg (float injury), will be
required to pass a veterinary examination before being declared to race again.
Trainer S Edwards was fined RM250/- for negligence under MRA Rule 152(5)(a) for
failing to present REBEL FURY (J De Souza) to the holding area within the stipulated
MAN OF SUBSTANCE (WK Yan) was slowly away.
COLIN THE FIRTH (M Wepner) raced keenly and was difficult to settle in the early and
middle stages of the race.
Near the 900M, BEAGLE (App Z Khairil) steadied off the heels of NORTHERN LION
(KY Yap) which rolled outwards.
Near the 250M, Jockey J De Souza, the rider of REBEL FURY, dropped his whip. He
was warned that a repetition may lead to a fine being imposed.
Post-race veterinary examinations of NORTHERN LION, JOE CZARINA (J Shankar)
and MAN OF SUBSTANCE revealed no obvious abnormality. NORTHERN LION,
which raced poorly, will be required to pass a test (1000M/vet) before being declared to
When questioned regarding the performance of REBEL FURY, Jockey J De Souza
stated that he was instructed to get a good jump, sit 2nd or 3rd position and make his move
near the 600M. He said that after getting a good jump and settled in a forward position,
his mount commenced to struggle from the 600M onwards and did not respond when he
asked for an effort and felt that REBEL FURY did not handle the heavy going today. His
explanation was noted. A post-race veterinary examination of REBEL FURY revealed
no obvious abnormality. REBEL FURY was impounded.