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Duric, Grylls suspended
04 Oct 2017 | Singapore Stewards 
RACE 8 [TF0995]

At the conclusion of an Inquiry on Tuesday, 03 October 2017, Jockey V Duric, the rider of QUECHUA, pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that whilst riding QUECHUA in Race 8 at the Singapore Turf Club Meeting on Sunday, 06 August 2017, approaching the 300m, whilst riding his mount along, he allowed it to shift inwards, thereby crowding TIME ODYSSEY (B Vorster) and contributing to it having to be checked.

When deciding on penalty, the Stewards took into account his record, guilty plea and the degree of interference and carelessness.

Jockey Duric was suspended from riding in races with immediate effect from Tuesday, 03 October 2017 to Sunday, 08 October 2017 both dates inclusive (two Singapore Race Days) and was advised of his Right of Appeal.


RACE 8 [TF0995]

At the conclusion of an Inquiry on Tuesday, 03 October 2017, Jockey C Grylls, the rider of WAR AFFAIR, pleaded guilty to a charge of careless riding under MRA Rule 44(9)(a)(ii) in that whilst riding WAR AFFAIR in Race 8 at the Singapore Turf Club Meeting on Sunday, 06 August 2017, near the 300m, whilst riding his mount along, he allowed it to shift outwards, thereby crowding TIME ODYSSEY (B Vorster) and contributing to it having to be checked.

When deciding on penalty, the Stewards took into account his record, guilty plea, the degree of interference and carelessness and submissions from Jockey Grylls that he has been engaged to ride at the Singapore Race Meetings on Friday, 06 October 2017 and Sunday, 08 October 2017.

The Stewards determined to suspend his licence to ride in races and acting under MRA Rule 48(5), the commencement of the suspension was deferred to begin on Monday, 09 October 2017 until Sunday, 15 October 2017 both dates inclusive (two Singapore Race Days). He was advised of his Right of Appeal.
 
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