THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) SCRIPTWRITER (C Orffer) jumped awkwardly losing one length and thereafter was slow into stride.
b) EXEMPLAR (H v d Hoven) was slow into stride.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (CvA)
a) BEAU (G Behr) raced green, was hanging in badly and was difficult to assist.
b) TIGER WARRIOR (L Africa) hanging in badly and was difficult to assist. Jockey L Africa (TIGER WARRIOR) appeared before the Board and was advised to ride his mount with sufficient vigour so as to leave the Stewards no room for query.
c) COCK-A-HOOP (R Fourie), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Trainer S J Snaith was advised. (SN)
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES:
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER:
THE VETERINARY SURGEON HAD NO REPORTS
THERE WERE NO SCRATCHINGS