THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) SANDY BAY (AUS) (G Wright) was restless in the stalls as the start was effected, jumped awkwardly losing four lengths and thereafter was slow into stride.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (CvA)
a) The Board reviewed the start with regard to SANDY BAY (AUS) (G Wright) in stall gate 3, and after reviewing the patrol films the filly was declared to be a runner.
b) VASCO’S VISION (*B May) pulled hard in the early stages and compounded in the straight. The Veterinary Surgeon was requested to examine the filly on her return to the unsaddling enclosure and submit a report.
c) KEEP THE FAITH (M J Byleveld), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Assistant Trainer Miss A Alsop, acting on behalf of Trainer V H Marshall, was advised. (SN)
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES:
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER:
THE VETERINARY SURGEON REPORTED:
a) VASCO’S VISION (*B May) returned blowing.
a) I AM CAPTAIN – lame on the left fore. Rule 53.5 applies.