THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) GOLD FORCE (R Khathi), TAHEMA (D Habib) and INTERMISSION (*B May) jumped awkwardly losing two lengths and thereafter was slow into stride.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (CvA)
a) Jockey A Domeyer (RUNAWAY REBEL) reported that this filly changed stride continually in running. The Veterinary Surgeon was requested to examine the filly on her return to the unsaddling enclosure and submit a report.
b) In view of the performance from TAHEMA (D Habib) (18.10 lengths), the Veterinary Surgeon was requested to examine the filly on her return to the unsaddling enclosure and submit a report.
c) GUCCI REBEL (D Dillon) which raced green was awkwardly placed on the heels of SANDTON ROCKER (*H v d Hoven) at the 200m.
d) TRIPPVILIA (X Carstens), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Assistant Trainer D Katz, acting on behalf of Trainer D R Hodgson, was advised. (SN)
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES:
a) Jockey S Cele rode CAUTIONTOTHEWIND. (declared 16 July 2016 / 08h36)
b) Jockey D L Habib rode TAHEMA. (declared 16 July 2016 / 10h26)
c) GOLD FORCE (R Khathi) raced fitted with blinkers. (declared 13 July 2016 / 10h38)
d) INTERMISSION (*B May) raced fitted with blinkers. (declared 12 July 2016 / 10h18)
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER:
a) Jockey G Wright rode KATIE DUBOIS.
THE VETERINARY SURGEON REPORTED:
a) RUNAWAY REBEL (A Domeyer) inspected post race and no obvious abnormalities were detected.
b) TAHEMA (D Habib) inspected post race and no obvious abnormalities were detected.
c) STATE BALLET (*C Bantam) returned striding short on the right fore, and returned suffering from an epistaxis due to an exercise induced pulmonary haemorrhage and is suspended, for a period of 60 days, from racing in any race under the jurisdiction of The National Horseracing Authority of Southern Africa in terms of Rule 93.1.