THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) KING OF THE RALLY (AUS) (B Fayd’Herbe) and DRIVE ME CRAZY (*H v d Hoven) jumped awkwardly losing two lengths and thereafter were slow into stride.
b) ICE RIDGE (C du Plooy) and FIRE IN THE BELLY (F Herholdt) were restless in the stalls. Trainers D Kannemeyer (ICE RIDGE) and M J Robinson (FIRE IN THE BELLY) will be advised to have their horses reschooled before their next engagement in terms of Rule 61.6.10.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (CvA)
a) Jockey G Behr (GADGET MAN) reported that this colt made an abnormal respiratory noise in running. The Veterinary Surgeon was requested to examine the colt on its return to the unsaddling enclosure and submit a report.
b) BIG CHIEF (C Orffer), KING OF THE RALLY (AUS) (B Fayd’Herbe), MAKE A MEMORY (*L Hewitson) and PURE LOGIC (L Africa) raced green.
c) TABLE BAY (AUS) (D Dillon), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Assistant Trainer R Sobotker, acting on behalf of Trainer J Ramsden, was advised. (SN)