THE STARTER REPORTED :
a) FORGE MISTRESS (*S Moodley), TAKAMAKA (*L Tarentaal) and UNCHARTERED (*D Schwarz) were slow into stride.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED (TN) :
a) SOLDIER’S BRIDE (A Forbes), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Trainer W Whitehead advised. (SA)
b) ALESNADO (G Wright) over-raced in the early stages.
c) ELECTRO DIVA (B Lerena) was hanging in, in the straight.
d) In view of the performance of ELECTRO DIVA (B Lerena) (10.75 lengths) the Veterinary Surgeon was requested to examine this filly.
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES :
a) POMONA raced with a tongue tie (declared 06 January 2017 / 07:29).
b) Apprentice D De Gouveia (claiming 2.5kg) was the rider of SHE’S A JO. Reserve runner (declared 06 January 2017 / 10:38).
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER :
THE VETERINARY SURGEON REPORTED :
a) ELECTRO DIVA : Nothing obvious detected.
a) POCAHONTAS GIRL : Elevated temperature (Trainer – 06 January 2017 / 08:05) Rule 53.5 applies.