THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) OCEANS TRIP (B Fayd’Herbe) and VARONELLA (C Orffer) were restless in the stalls. Trainers S J Snaith and B Crawford will be advised to have their colts reschooled before their next engagement in terms of Rule 61.6.10.
b) CAPE HORN (D Dillon) jumped awkwardly losing one length and thereafter was slow into stride.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (NS)
a) Trainer M W Bass was charged with a contravention of Rule 8.3.1 in that he did not have available the registered colours of the owners of the horse DESERT WISDOM. Assistant Trainer Mrs M Arnold, acting on behalf of Trainer M W Bass, signed an admission of guilt and Mr M W Bass was fined R500.00.
b) DARK CHESTNUT (R Khathi) eased off the heels of BLACK PIMPINEL (A Fortune) shortly after the start.
c) BLACK PIMPINEL (A Fortune), DESERT WISDOM (G Wright) and FINN’S REBEL (R Fourie) raced green.
d) ARGO SOLO (F Herholdt), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Stable Employee D Awotar, acting on behalf of Trainer B Crawford, was advised. (SN)