Malaysia (Selangor) - 30/10/2016
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Track:YIELDING Win Time: 1:05.90
RACE 4 (R1375) CLASS 4 1100M (SHORT COURSE A)
This race was rescheduled to start at 2:40pm.
SACRED CITY (J Shankar) was very fractious in the barriers, reared on numerous
occasions and was slow to begin.
DARTAGNAN (J De Souza) was fractious in the barriers prior to release and jumped
SWISS BANK (HS Gill) jumped awkwardly.
SAM THE MAN (App S Zulfikri) and JAZZ IT UP (J Low) both raced wide throughout
Leaving the 400M, OUR TOUCHE (App Z Khairil) had to switch in over the heels of
ARC CARA (S Ruzaini) in order to gain a clear run. OUR TOUCHE continued to shift
inwards resulting in SWISS BANK (HS Gill) having to be severely checked by its rider.
At the conclusion of an inquiry, App Z Khairil, the rider of OUR TOUCHE, in the
presence of his Master, Trainer S Hamilton, pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding
under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that at approximately the 200M, he shifted in when
insufficiently clear of SWISS BANK resulting in that horse having to be severely checked
by its rider. In assessing the penalty, the Stewards took into consideration App Z Khairils guilty plea,
mitigating factors, previous riding record, submissions on penalty and the degree of
interference. He was suspended from riding in races for a period of three (3) Malaysian
race days with effect from 31 October 2016 and to expire on 13 November 2016, both
dates inclusive. He was advised of his Right of Appeal (4:55pm).
Approaching the 100M, ARC CARA (S Ruzaini) was momentarily held up for a clear run
and shifted out in order to gain clear running.
SWISS BANK had to shift out over the heels of runners to gain a clear run over the
App Z Khairil who rode his 40th winner on OUR TOUCHE in this race, would only be
entitled to claim 2kgs allowance as from Monday, 31 October 2016.
Jockey M Wepner, the rider of CIZEN GIFT, reported that his saddle slipped backwards in