THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) OCEANS TRIP (B Fayd’Herbe) was restless in the stalls.
b) HEREFORD (L Africa), LUMIERE VERTO (*B May) and NORSE GOD (J Jordaan) jumped awkwardly losing three lengths and thereafter were slow into stride.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (CvA)
a) In view of the performance from HEREFORD (L Africa) (23.35 lengths), the Veterinary Surgeon was requested to examine the colt on its return to the unsaddling enclosure and submit a report.
b) NORSE GOD (J Jordaan) and PILLAR OF HERCULES (D Dillon) raced green.
c) DARK CHESTNUT (R Khathi) switched in off the heels of NORSE GOD (J Jordaan) at about the 200m.
d) OCEANS TRIP (B Fayd’Herbe), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Trainer S J Snaith was advised. (SN)
e) POWER GRID (G Behr), the second placed horse, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Trainer A D Steyn was advised. (SN)
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES:
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER:
a) NORSE GOD (J Jordaan) rode plus ½ kg (60,8kg).
THE VETERINARY SURGEON REPORTED: