THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) ELUSIVE TOUCH (D Dillon) restless in the stalls. Trainer A N Marcus will be advised to have this filly reschooled before her next engagement in terms of Rule 61.6.10.
b) BARONESS MARY (C Orffer), which was restless in the stalls, jumped awkwardly inwards and made contact with GIMME SIX (C du Plooy).
c) HITHER GREEN (D Ashby) jumped awkwardly outwards and made contact with YOURMYWORLD (S Cele).
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (CvA)
a) Trainer B Crawford was charged with a contravention of Rule 8.3.1, in that he failed to ensure that the registered colours of the Owner were available for SEATTLE GOLD. Trainer B Crawford signed an admission of guilt and was fined R500.00.
b) BARONESS MARY (C Orffer) raced green.
c) GIMME SIX (C du Plooy), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Trainer S J Snaith was advised. (SN)
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES:
a) Jockey D Dillon rode ELUSIVE TOUCH. (declared 20 August 2016 / 08h10)
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER:
THE VETERINARY SURGEON REPORTED:
a) SECRETARIAT’S GIRL (L Africa) returned with an overreach wound left fore.
a) KATE ROLE – infected left fore joint. Rule 53.5 applies.