Race 1 - Class 5-B - 1300M

Race Time: 15:45

Stakes: RM 18000

Finish Time: 1:40.7

STATE OF TRACK:  SOFT

 

Panel of  Stipendiary Stewards:

 

Mr Lee Seng He (Acting Chief Stipendiary Steward – Chairman)

Mr Devaraj a/l S Arujunen  (Stipendiary Steward)

Mr Jarry Chong Kok Heng (Stipendiary Steward)

 

Change of Rider(s):

 

Race Horse Rider Replaced By Reason
1 LIM’S KEYWAY App R Ruwaidy R Rueven To be investigated
3 SUPREMO LEX App R Ruwaidy App P Haris To be investigated

 

 

RACE 1 (R 547) CLASS 5 (B) – 1300M

 

As there was no suitable rider available, the Stewards permitted Jockey R Rueven to replace App R Ruwaidy as the rider of LIM’S KEYWAY when the latter failed to turn up at the Course.  The matter will be investigated. 

 

PENANG BANK (HS Gill) jumped awkwardly and was slow into stride.

 

LEEDSTHEWAY (App R Nuqman) showed no early pace despite being urged.

 

Jockey R Rueven, the rider of LIM’S KEYWAY, reported that his mount was not striding out freely and was making abnormal respiratory noise.  A post-race veterinary examination of LIM’S KEYWAY revealed no obvious abnormality.

The Club Veterinary Surgeon reported that PENANG BANK returned lame off fore and as such, will be required to pass a test (1000M/vet) before being declared to race again.

Placing Horse

number

Horse Rider Time Distance [length(s)]
1st 4 LEEDSTHEWAY App R Nuqman 1:18.8
2nd 2 SECOND CHANCE S Saddam 1 ½
3rd 7 PENNSYLVANIA App P Haris ¾
4th 6 MYSTICAL STAR App N Shahronnizam 2 ½

Race 2 - Class 5-B - 1300M

Race Time: 16:15

Stakes: RM 18000

Finish Time: 1:40.7

DREAMS CAN BE REAL, a course scratching as it had sustained stone bruise off fore foot, will be required to pass a veterinary examination before being declared to race again.

 

LUCK HAPPY which was down 16kgs in body weight since its last run, was checked by the Club Veterinary Surgeon prior to the race and was passed fit to start.

 

BRIGHT SUN (HK Cheng) jumped awkwardly outwards, carrying LEGACY FIGHTER (App R Nuqman) onto LEESTOWN EXPRESS (HS Gill), resulting in MERRY BELL (App P Haris) and LUCK HAPPY (R Rueven) being crowded for room.

 

Shortly after the start, MERRY BELL was crowded for room between LUCK HAPPY and LEESTOWN EXPRESS which drifted out.

 

Passing the 150M-mark, LEESTOWN EXPRESS laid inwards away from the whip and bumped LEGACY FIGHTER inwards onto MERRY BELL and PARISBAS (K Eirwan).  Jockey HS Gill was shown the video of the incident and warned to exercise more care when shifting ground.

 

The Club Veterinary Surgeon reported that BRIGHT SUN returned with a cut into its off hind coronet.

 

A post-race veterinary examination of LUCK HAPPY revealed no obvious abnormality.

 

 

Placing Horse

number

Horse Rider Time Distance [length(s)]
1st 1 LEESTOWN EXPRESS HS Gill 1:18.0
2nd 6 LEGACY FIGHTER App R Nuqman 2 ½
3rd 8 PENANG GENERAL S Saddam Short Head
4th 7 MERRY BELL App P Haris ½

Race 3 - Class 5-A - 1300M

Race Time: 16:45

Stakes: RM 22000

Finish Time: 1:07.9

The Stewards permitted App P Haris to replace App R Ruwaidy as the rider of SUPREMO LEX.

 

SUPREMO LEX jumped awkwardly.

 

CASTLE CHOICE (S Anandan) raced keenly in the early and middle stages.

 

The Club Veterinary Surgeon reported that CASTLE CHOICE bled and will be barred from racing for a period of three (3) months under MRA Rule 92(3)(a)&(b) and thereafter will be required to pass a bleeder’s test before being declared to race again.

 

Placing Horse

number

Horse Rider Time Distance [length(s)]
1st 3 PERFECT RUN S Saddam 1:17.3
2nd 1 ELUSIVE EMPEROR App R Nuqman 2 ½
3rd 2 EL PRIMERO HS Gill ¾
4th 6 TK STAR Z Khairil Short Head

Race 4 - Class 4-A - 1200M

Race Time: 17:15

Stakes: RM 35500

Finish Time: 1:06.8

UNDER OATH, a course scratching as it had sustained stone bruise near fore foot, will be required to pass a veterinary examination before being declared to race again.

 

SOMAR (App A Azizi) and SIVAJI ROCKET (R Narendran) both jumped awkwardly.

 

SOMAR showed no pace despite being urged.

 

Jockey HS Gill, the rider of DIRECTOR, reported that his mount was not striding out freely and was making abnormal respiratory noise.  A post-race veterinary examination of DIRECTOR revealed no obvious abnormality.

 

A post-race veterinary examination of SOMAR revealed no obvious abnormality.

 

AGUERO JR (Z Khairil) which raced poorly will be required to pass a test (1000M/vet) before being declared to race again.

 

Jockey HS Gill, when questioned regarding his ride on DIRECTOR, stated that at the top of the straight, the gelding was making abnormal respiratory noise.  Passing the 150M-mark, he felt something amiss and stopped riding as DIRECTOR was not striding out freely.  His explanation was noted, however, he was warned that he is expected to ride his mount out to the end of the race in future, failing which action will be taken.

 

 

Placing Horse

number

Horse Rider Time Distance [length(s)]
1st 6 FAST AND SUPER S Saddam 1:10.1
2nd 1 GOLD SKY BILLION App R Nuqman ¾
3rd 7 SIVAJI ROCKET R Narendran 8
4th 4 SOMAR App A Azizi 6

Nil

 

 

PNTC – SATURDAY, 20TH MAY 2023
NON-ACCEPTORS – TEST(s) IMPOSED
Race Horse(s) Finding/Reason Test(s) Remark(s)
3 BANGKOK BOY Stone bruise off fore foot Vet examination

 

 

PNTC,  SATURDAY, 20TH  MAY 2023
SUMMARY – STEWARDS’ EMBARGO
Race Horse(s) Test(s) Imposed Remarks
1 PENANG BANK 1000M & vet examination
2 DREAMS CAN BE REAL Vet examination
3 CASTLE CHOICE Bleeder’s Test (3 months)
4 UNDER OATH Vet examination
4 AGUERO JR 1000M & vet examination

 

 

SUMMARY
Fine(s) Name of Licensee Horse name Date of Fine imposed Fine amount (RM) MRA Rule/Regulation
Suspension (s)  

 

Follow-up(s) App R Ruwaidy (R1 & R3)