THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) ST ARNAULT (D Dillon), which was restless in the stalls, jumped awkwardly losing two lengths and thereafter was slow into stride.
b) WHITELIGHTWARRIOR (G Cheyne) was restless in the stalls.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (CvA)
a) The start of this race was rescheduled due to the delay at Turffontein and at the request of Phumelela.
b) BLACK PIMPINEL (O Noach) over raced in the early stages and was difficult to settle.
c) Jockey D Dillon (ST ARNAULT) dropped his crop at about the 450m.
d) BORDER CONTROL (C Orffer) raced green.
e) WHITELIGHTWARRIOR (G Cheyne) steadied off the heels of MINI LOUSHE (S Cele) shortly before the finish.
f) JABU (M J Byleveld), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Assistant Trainer R C Snaith, acting on behalf of Trainer S J Snaith was advised. (SN)
g) MINI LOUSHE (S Cele), the second placed horse, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Stable Employee S A Mqamelo, acting on behalf of Trainer W A Nel, was advised. (NS)
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES:
a) MERCURY FIRE (D Ashby) raced fitted with blinkers. (declared 5 November 2016 / 08h40)
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER:
THE VETERINARY SURGEON HAD NO REPORTS
THERE WERE NO SCRATCHINGS