THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) OLI MIRANDA (C du Plooy) was slow losing two lengths and thereafter was slow into stride.
b) ESSENCEOFLIFE (G Cheyne) jumped awkwardly inwards squeezing DANCE AT DAWN (D Dillon) out, which was slow into stride.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (NS)
a) DANCE AT DAWN (D Dillon) raced wide into the straight.
b) ESSENCEOFLIFE (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) AMAZINGLY (A Fortune) returned coughing.
a) LESTE – starting stall certificate withdrawn after final acceptance.