Zahra, Mertens, Nolen all suspended

Zahra,Mertens,Nolenallsuspended

March25,20181:30pm。

byAAP

Thenewnine-daydefermentrulerecentlybroughtintoVictoriawillallowjockeyMarkZahratorideatupcomingfeaturemeetings。

ZahrawassuspendedforeightmeetingsatMooneeValleyonFridaynightforcarelessridingaboardChessStarintheopeningrace。

ThedefermentallowsZahratoridenextSaturdaybeforestartingtheeight-meetingbanwhichbringshimbackintimefortheopeningdayofTheChampionshipsinSydneyonApril7。

ZahrarodeGailoChoptowinSaturdaysGroupOneRanvetStakes(2000m)atRosehillandtheDarrenWeir-trainedhorsemaywellbackupintheTancredStakesaweeklater。

BeauMertenscanrideovertheEasterlongweekendbeforestartinga14-meetingsuspensionfromMorningtononSaturday。

MertenswasfoundguiltyofallowingMissClooneytoshiftinnearthe100mmarkofSaturdaysfinalracewhichresultedinLukeNolensmountKazioclipheelsandstumblenearingthewinningpost。