THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) GIMME ONE NIGHT (S Veale) jumped outwards losing one length and thereafter was slow into stride.
b) LAUREN OF ROCHELLE (X Carstens) was slow into stride.
c) PLANO (A Domeyer) was restless in the stalls.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (CvA)
a) TIGER WARRIOR (M J Byleveld) was held up momentarily when CANDID (G Cheyne) rolled in slightly at about the 400m.
b) In view of the performance from LAUREN OF ROCHELLE (X Carstens) (7.70 lengths), the Veterinary Surgeon was requested to examine the gelding on its return to the unsaddling enclosure and submit a report.
c) CANDID (G Cheyne) raced green, shifted out away from the crop and carried GREENFLASHSUNSET (S Khumalo) outwards at the 150m.
d) PLANO (A Domeyer) raced green.
e) Jockey X Carstens (LAUREN OF ROCHELLE) appeared before the Board and was cautioned with regard to the use of his crop when out of contention for a place.
f) CANDID (G Cheyne), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Trainer Mrs C Bass-Robinson was advised. (SN)
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES:
a) Jockey S Veale rode GIMME ONE NIGHT. (declared 17 October 2016 / 12h54)
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER:
THE VETERINARY SURGEON REPORTED:
a) LAUREN OF ROCHELLE (X Carstens) returned not striding out.
b) PLANO (A Domeyer) returned with a mouth injury.
a) PENTICON – lame behind. Rule 53.5 applies.