THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) PINT POT (*C Bantam) was fractious, reared and fell in the starting stalls and was withdrawn by the Veterinary Surgeon.
b) HANABI (G Behr) was taken out, examined by the Veterinary Surgeon, and then reloaded, causing a delay.
c) MOON PRINCESS (O Noach) jumped awkwardly outwards and made contact with HANABI (G Behr) and thereafter MOON PRINCESS (O Noach) was slow into stride.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (TN)
a) In view of the report from the Starter concerning PINT POT, Trainer M J Robinson will be advised that this filly’s starting stall certificate has been withdrawn in terms of Rule 61.6.10.
b) In view of the performance from PINK ROCK (G van Niekerk) (20.50 lengths), the Veterinary Surgeon was requested to examine the filly on her return to the unsaddling enclosure and submit a report.
c) WAKE UP MAGGIE (A Domeyer), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Assistant Trainer Mrs M Arnold, who acted on behalf of Trainer Mrs C Bass-Robinson, was advised. (SN)
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES:
a) WAKE UP MAGGIE (A Domeyer) raced fitted with a tongue tie. (declared 10 January 2017 / 12h04)
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER:
THE VETERINARY SURGEON REPORTED:
a) PINK ROCK (G van Niekerk) returned lame on the right hind.
b) PETE’S GIRL (G Cheyne) returned coughing.
a) PINT POT – injured in starting stalls, was withdrawn. Rule 53.5 was applied.