THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) HEARTBURN (H v d Hoven) jumped awkwardly losing one length and thereafter was slow into stride.
b) MOLLY ROSE (S Cele) was slow into stride.
c) LITTLE STAR (G Behr) was reluctant to load.
Trainer Miss M Steyn will be advised to have this filly reschooled before her next engagement in terms of Rule 61.6.10.
d) RUSTAR DHOW (K Zechner) was restless in the stalls.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (CvA)
a) DAWN RISING (R Fourie), ESSENCEOFLIFE (A Andrews) and SANIBONANI (C du Plooy) raced green.
b) DARK SIENNA (A Domeyer) was tightened for galloping room at the 400m.
b) SECRETARIAT’S GIRL (L Africa), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Trainer V H Marshall was advised. (SN)
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES:
a) Jockey X Carstens rode FLAIR FACTOR. (declared 31 August 2016 / 09h02)
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER:
THE VETERINARY SURGEON REPORTED:
a) RUSTAR DHOW (K Zechner) returned with a mouth injury.
b) LADY LILAC (*B May) returned coughing.
THERE WERE NO SCRATCHINGS