Malaysia (Selangor) - 29/01/2017
Trackform Number 
Track:YIELDING Win Time: 1:11.01
RACE 5 (R137) METRO A 1200M (SHORT COURSE A)
The start of this race was delayed for 10 minutes when CALIFORNIA CAT (TK
Barnabas) cast its off hind plate and had to be reshod at the parade ring. The gelding was
checked by the Club Veterinary Surgeon and was passed fit to take its place in the field.
WATERFALL (App KC Wong) jumped awkwardly.
Upon jumping, LAUS DEO (J Shankar) shifted outwards, taking INDIAN ROCK (HS
Gill) out onto OUR TOUCHE (App Z Khairil).
Approaching the 1000M, GORDON G (App A Zaimuddin) had to be checked by its rider
as a result of KUTTNER (App AK Lim) shifting out slightly.
TIDAL WAVE (S Ruzaini), INDIAN JADE (App T Krisna) and CALIFORNIA CAT (TK
Barnabas) were all caught racing wide throughout the event.
Leaving the 300M, WATERFALL suffered a bleeding attack and as a result, fell heavily to
the ground, dislodging App KC Wong. The Club Veterinary Surgeon reported that
WATERFALL collapsed and was found deceased when attended to by the Veterinary
Surgeon. A post-mortem of the gelding will be conducted and subsequent report will be
submitted by the Veterinary Surgeon.
Approaching the 200M, KUTTNER (App AK Lim) had a tendency to lay in under
pressure resulting in the rider having to stop and straighten.
Approaching the 200M, MESSI (App S Saddam) was held up for a clear run behind
KUTTNER and had to shift out over that geldings heels to gain clear running.
INDIAN JADE had to lay in under pressure over the concluding stages resulting in the
rider having to stop and straighten.
Jockey TK Barnabas, the rider of CALIFORNIA CAT, was shown the footage of his ride
over the concluding stages and warned that in future he must ensure that he rides all his
mounts fully to the line, at least hands and heels. The Stewards took into consideration the
run of the gelding throughout the event.