Malaysia (Perak) - 10/12/2016
Trackform Number 
Track:GOOD Win Time: 1:12.60
RACE 11 (R1554) CLASS 5 1200m (sc) - FIXTURES WRAPPER HANDICAP
DCREATOR (M Yusri) was slow to begin.
FLUTZ (HK Cheng) shifted out on jumping away, taking CHARLIE CAME ALONG
(App M Sathiaa) wider.
Jockey HS Gill, the rider of WASHINGTON BAY reported that his mount was not
striding out freely. A post-race veterinary examination of WASHINGTON BAY
revealed that the gelding had returned lame off hind and as such, WASHINGTON BAY
will be required to pass a test (1000M/vet) before being declared to race again.
Post-race veterinary examinations of FLUTZ and DCREATOR revealed no obvious
The Stewards questioned Jockey HK Cheng, the rider of FLUTZ and Trainer K Coetzee,
the trainer of FLUTZ into its apparent poor performance. Jockey HK Cheng stated that
his instructions were to be midfield, which were confirmed by Trainer K Coetzee.
Jockey HK Cheng stated that the gelding began well and he was able to carry out his
instructions, however, he felt that the gelding failed to handle the track condition and was
disappointing when placed under pressure. Trainer K Coetzee was of the opinion that
other than racing with a stronger field today, he was unable to offer any tangible
explanations to the geldings poor performance.
When questioned regarding the poor performance of DCREATOR, Trainer K Coetzee
stated that the riding instructions for DCREATOR were to be handy. However,
DCREATOR was slow to begin. The gelding had been working well with blinkers and
he was surprised when the gelding was slow to begin and unable to race more forward as
he anticipated. Trainer K Coetzee was disappointed with the geldings poor performance.
His explanation was noted.