Emergency acceptor MARYLEBONE PARK was withdrawn due
to a capacity field.
Trainer S Hamilton was fined RM100 under MRA Rule
65(5)(c) for failing to produce the declared colours on PRERICH (S Salee).
App WT Chung was fined RM500 for negligence under MRA
Rule 152(5)(a) for not being able to make the carded weight on CIZEN
The Stewards permitted App I Amirul to ride
MAKEMEAMILLION when App R Fakruddin was unable to make the carded
weight. Subsequently, App R Fakruddin left the course despite being
advised by the Stewards that this matter was being investigated and he
was not to leave the course.
After considering the matter, App R Fakruddin was
suspended from riding in races with immediate effect until such time
that he attends an inquiry into this matter and is cleared by the
Stewards to continue race riding.
The Inquiry into this matter will be held at a date to be fixed.
The race was rescheduled to start at 4.50 pm.
Light rain fell prior to and during the running of this race.
MR DREYFUSS (App M Hanif) cast its off-fore plate at
the saddling enclosure, was re-shod, checked by the Veterinary Surgeon
and passed fit to race. After being placed in the starting stalls, MR
DREYFUSS reared up whilst being held by the handler, got its head into
the next stall and fly-jumped awkwardly, dislodging App M Hanif. Prior
to the "All Clear" being given, the Racing Stewards reviewed the video
replay of the start and they were of the opinion that MR DREYFUSS had
been denied a fair start and declared MR DREYFUSS to be a non-runner in
terms of MRA Rule 115.
At the start, GHOST SPEEDY (M Razali) and DON’TSTOPBELIEVING (App CT
Lee) were slow into stride.
BLACK AHEAD (App SU Lim) was pulling and was
difficult to settle in the back straight and was caught wide on the
PRERICH raced wide on the turn at the 800m.
Rounding the turn at about the 600m, MAKEMEAMILLION
broke down and lost speed quickly and was pulled out of the race. REEL
SCHMICK (App S Shafrizal) racing on the outside of MAKEMEAMILLION, was
carried wide in this incident.
All riders returned to scale an average of ½kg
overweight due to the adverse weather conditions.
An inquiry into the running and handling of PRERICH
by Jockey S Salee was adjourned to a date to be fixed.
The Veterinary Surgeon reported that MAKEMEAMILLION
ruptured its near-fore suspensory ligament and was humanely euthanized.
App I Amirul, the rider of MAKEMEAMILLION, was exempted from weighing
A post-race veterinary examination of BLACK AHEAD
revealed no obvious abnormality. The gelding was impounded for further
veterinary and analytical examination.
App KC Wong, the rider of CIZEN BROTHER, reported that
his mount was not striding out freely. A post-race veterinary
examination revealed no obvious abnormality.