THE STARTER REPORTED:
a) MILDEN SPELL (R Fourie) was withdrawn by the Veterinary Surgeon at the start.
b) ELUSIVE FREEDOM (G Wright) jumped awkwardly and brushed the side of the stalls.
c) FORT VIVA (L Africa), LUMIERE VERTO (G van Nierkerk) and TIGER WARRIOR (M J Byleveld) were slow losing one length.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED: (TN)
a) ELUSIVE FREEDOM (G Wright) took an awkward stride shortly after the start.
b) RAVISHING BOY (*B May) over raced in the early stages.
c) At about the 300m BORDER CONTROL (C Orffer) eased off the heels of a tiring RAVISHING BOY (*B May) and switched out to continue its run.
d) At about the 100m ELUSIVE FREEDOM (G Wright) steadied off the heels of RAVISHING BOY (*B May), which rolled out.
e) BEAU (G Cheyne), the winner, was selected for the taking of specimens for analysis. Trainer D Kannemeyer was advised. (SN)
JOCKEY AND/OR EQUIPMENT CHANGES:
RACE CARD CHANGES / OTHER:
THE VETERINARY SURGEON HAD NO REPORTS
a) ANGKOR WAT – urticaria. Rule 53.5 applies.
b) MILDEN SPELL – lame behind, withdrawn at the start. Rule 53.5 applies