THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) BON BON (G Cheyne) was stubborn loading causing a slight delay. Trainer G Kotzen will be advised to have this filly reschooled before her next engagement in terms of Rule 61.6.10.
b) Fair start.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (TN)
a) Jockey C du Plooy (KATIE DUBOIS) reported that this filly made an abnormal respiratory noise. The Veterinary Surgeon was requested to examine the filly on her return to the unsaddling enclosure and submit a report.
b) BON BON (G Cheyne) raced green.
c) ELUSIVE TOUCH (A Fortune) was held up for a clear run from the 200m.
d) Apprentice C Bantam (QUINELIA) was charged with a contravention of Rule 58.10.2, (read with Guideline G on the use of the crop) in that he struck the horse unnecessarily when it was out of contention for a place. Apprentice C Bantam signed an admission of guilt and was fined R750.00
e) CAVALLERIA (R Khathi), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Trainer P P Kruyer was advised. (SN)
f) DAWN RISING (R Fourie), the second placed horse, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Trainer P P Kruyer was advised. (SN)
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES:
a) Jockey A Andrews rode MOON PRINCESS. (declared 28 September 2016 / 07h59)
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER:
THE VETERINARY SURGEON REPORTED:
a) KATIE DUBOIS (C du Plooy) was inspected post race and no obvious abnormalities were detected.
a) MARIUCCIA BLUE – reserve runner.