Cambridge JC 13 October 2021 – R6 – Munna Alum

ID: RIB5305

Respondent(s):
Munna Alum - Jockey

Applicant:
Mr B Jones - Stipendiary Steward

Adjudicators:
Mr Noel McCutcheon

Persons Present:
Mr M Alam, Mr B Jones

Information Number:
A15949

Decision Type:
Adjudicative Decision

Charge:
Excessive use of whip

Rule(s):
638(3)(g)(i)

Plea:
Admitted

Code:
Thoroughbred

Race Date:
13/10/2021

Race Club:
Cambridge Jockey Club

Race Location:
Cambridge Raceway - 1 Taylor Street, Cambridge, 3434

Race Number:
R6

Hearing Date:
13/10/2021

Hearing Location:
Cambridge

Outcome: Proved

Penalty: Jockey Munna Alam is fined $250

EVIDENCE:

Following Race 6 Information A15949 was filed with the Adjudicator.  It was alleged that Mr Alam used his whip 6 times prior to the 100m when riding “MR RAINBOW”.

Mr Alum said that he understood the Rule, Charge and confirmed that he admitted the breach.

Mr Jones showed the film replays and identified where Mr Alum struck his horse 6 times with the whip.

 Mr Alum agreed it was 6 times.

REASON FOR DECISION:

As Mr Alam admitted the charge it was found proved.

SUBMISSION FOR PENALTY:

Mr Jones said that it was Mr Alam’s first whip charge and made reference to the Penalty Guide.

 Mr Alam did not comment.

REASON FOR PENALTY:

As there was not any reason to depart from the Penalty Guide starting point of $250 that figure was considered a suitable penalty.

CONCLUSIONS:

Mr Alam was fined $250.

Decision Date: 13/10/2021

Publish Date: 19/10/2021