THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) GLORIOUS GOODWOOD (R Fourie), which was restless in the stalls, dropped its head as the start was effected losing two lengths and thereafter was slow into stride. Trainer S J Snaith will be advised to have this colt reschooled before its next engagement in terms of Rule 61.6.10.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (TN)
a) Jockey X Carstens (MARVAN) reported that he felt something amiss with this gelding in the closing stages and as a result did not persevere with his riding. The Veterinary Surgeon was requested to examine the gelding on its return to the unsaddling enclosure and submit a report.
b) MAXIMUM FLO (F Herholdt), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Trainer B Crawford was advised. (SN)
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES:
a) Jockey R Peters rode FINN’S REBEL. (declared 9 July 2016 / 08h07)
b) Jockey C du Plooy rode SEA PASS. (declared 09 July 2016 / 08h50)
c) KING OF ACES (*C Bantam) raced fitted with blinkers. (declared 08 July 2016 / 11h53)
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER:
a) SEA PASS (*H v d Hoven) – Change of Ownership: Mr G S Knowles. Colours: Green, white epaulettes, green cap, white spots.
b) PERGOLA (*S Fortune) is a gelding. (Gelded on 15 March 2016). This report will be investigated.
THE VETERINARY SURGEON REPORTED:
a) LOGAN (D Dillon) returned having cast the left fore shoe.
b) MARVAN (X Carstens) returned coughing.