THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) MULHER DE BRANCO (G van Niekerk) jumped awkwardly outwards, made contact with the front gate losing one length and thereafter was slow into stride.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (TN)
a) JOY TO JOY (S Veale) pulled hard in the early stages.
b) PARTY CRASHER (G Cheyne) took an awkward stride at about the 700m.
c) NGAGA (AUS) (A Domeyer), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Trainer W A Nel was advised. (SN)
d) PARTY CRASHER (G Cheyne), the second placed horse, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Trainer G S Kotzen was advised. (CvA)
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES:
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER:
a) Jockey D Ashby rode GALLA PLACIDIA.
THE VETERINARY SURGEON HAD NO REPORTS
THERE WERE NO SCRATCHINGS