THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) EXEMPLAR (H van der Hoven) jumped awkwardly and thereafter was slow into stride.
b) GSTAAD (R Fourie) and MAXAMORE (G van Niekerk) jumped awkwardly losing one length and thereafter were slow into stride.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (CvA)
a) At the 100m MAXAMORE (G van Niekerk) which raced green, shifted out away from the crop and had to be straightened.
b) GSTAAD (R Fourie) raced green.
c) MOON BIRD (A Domeyer), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Trainer S W Humby was advised. (SN)
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES:
a) TIGER WARRIOR (L Africa) raced fitted with blinkers. (declared 04 October 2016 / 14h02)
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER:
THE VETERINARY SURGEON HAD NO REPORTS
a) RISKY RAMBO – torn muscle left hind. Rule 53.5 applies.