THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) LODE RUNNER (D Dillon) jumped awkwardly losing one length and thereafter was slow into stride.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (CvA)
a) In view of the performance from LODE RUNNER (D Dillon) (12.20 lengths), the Veterinary Surgeon was requested to examine this gelding on his return to the unsaddling enclosure and submit a report.
b) GOLD STANDARD (G Cheyne), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Trainer G S Kotzen was advised. (SN)
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES:
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER:
THE VETERINARY SURGEON REPORTED:
a) LODE RUNNER (D Dillon) was examined post race and no significant findings were observed.
a) POP THE QUESTION – lame left hind. Rule 53.5 applies.