THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) COUNT DU CAP (X Carstens) jumped awkwardly inwards losing one length and thereafter was slow into stride.
b) AGENCEFRANCEPRESSE (AUS) (G van Niekerk) jumped awkwardly losing one length and thereafter was slow into stride.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (CvA)
a) Jockey J Jordaan was charged with a contravention of Rule 55.4 in that he failed to weigh out at the correct carded weight on the horse TRIPPLE EXPLOSION, which resulted in a change of rider. Jockey J Jordaan signed an admission of guilt and was fined R1,500.00.
b) JABU (C du Plooy) and LLOYD’S LEGACY (AUS) (D Dillon) raced green.
c) GLORIOUS GOODWOOD (R Danielson), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Trainer S J Snaith was advised. (SN)
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES:
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER:
a) Jockey O Noach rode TRIPPLE EXPLOSION. Jockey J Jordaan was unable to make the carded weight.
THE VETERINARY SURGEON REPORTED:
a) JABU (C du Plooy) returned coughing.
b) LLOYD’S LEGACY (AUS) (D Dillon) returned making an abnormal respiratory noise.
a) BIRDS EYE VIEW – coughing. Rule 53.5 applies.