Malaysia (Selangor) - 29/03/2014
Trackform Number 
Track:YIELDING Win Time: 1:10.90
RACE 4 (R446) Class 4 1200M (sc-B)
Racing to the 400M, SAYA BOLEH (LL Tai) shifted in resulting in
KEEPITCONFIDENTIAL (L Allpress) being steadied and shifted out to obtain clear running.
SAYA BOLEH continued to shift in resulting in YES CLUB (J Shankar) having to be
At the conclusion of an Inquiry today, Jockey LL Tai, the rider of SAYA BOLEH, pleaded
guilty to a charge of careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that racing to the 400M in
this race, he shifted in when insufficiently clear of KEEPITCONFIDENTIAL (L Allpress)
causing that horse to be steadied to avoid the heels of SAYA BOLEH, and in continuing in,
YES CLUB (J Shankar) also had to be steadied.
When deciding on penalty, the Stewards took into account Jockey LL Tais guilty plea and
previous riding record. Acting on the provisions of MRA Rule 48(5), the Stewards deferred
the commencement of Jockey LL Tais suspension. Jockey LL Tai was suspended from riding
in races for a period of three (3) race days with effect from 7 April 2014 and to expire on 18
April 2014, both dates inclusive. He was advised of his Right of Appeal (3:15pm).
The Stewards questioned Jockey J Low, the rider of REACHING, as to that geldings
performance today. Jockey J Low confirmed his instructions were to be midfield which were
confirmed by the Stewards from the Trainers Instruction Form. Jockey J Low stated that the
gelding began well and due to the early pace in the race, he was further back than anticipated.
He further stated that he commenced to ride with the whip from the 500M to the finish but
REACHING only responded fairly. The Stewards noted his explanation for revision.
The Stewards will be revising the performance of YES CLUB (J Shankar).