The Stipes Report
THE STARTER REPORTED :
AL SAHEM (S Khumalo), MR WINSOME (W Kennedy) and HORIZON
(R Fourie) were slow into stride.
THE STIPENDIARY STEWARDS REPORTED (ER) :
Approaching the 1800 metre mark SAFE HARBOUR (N Juglall)
shifted in slightly resulting in SARATOGA DANCER (C Zackey) and
TEN GUN SALUTE (AUS) (W Marwing), becoming cramped for
galloping room, resulting in TEN GUN SALUTE (AUS) (W Marwing)
racing awkwardly for a number of strides. Shortly thereafter
SARATOGA DANCER (C Zackey) brushed the hindquarters of SAFE
HARBOUR (N Juglall) which was turned inwards resulting in SARATOGA
DANCER (C Zackey) losing position.
Jockey N Juglall signed an admission of guilt for a contravention
of Rule 62.2.7, in that as the rider of SAFE HARBOUR, he failed to
ensure that he did not cause interference to the runners on his
inside at approximately the 1800 metre mark. He was suspended
for a period of 7 days. (suspended from the 10 July 2017 16 July
2017, bdi)
At approximately the 1600 metre mark KRAMBAMBULI (A
Domeyer) shifted inwards resulting in SAFE HARBOUR (N Juglall)
and TEN GUN SALUTE (AUS) (W Marwing), becoming severely
tightened for galloping room and making contact on a number of
occasions.
Jockey A Domeyer signed an admission of guilt for a contravention
of Rule 62.2.7, in that as the rider of KRAMBAMBULI, he
failed to ensure that he did not cause interference to the runners
on his inside at approximately the 1600 metre mark. He was
suspended for a period of 10 days. (Suspended from the 05 July
2017 14 July 2017, bdi)
Approaching the 150 metre mark NIGHTINGALE (A Delpech)
which was hanging out, shifted out, carrying TEN GUN SALUTE
(AUS) (W Marwing) outwards resulting in SAFE HARBOUR (N
Juglall) having to be eased off the heels of TEN GUN SALUTE (AUS)
(W Marwing).
Jockey C Zackey the rider of SARATOGA DANCER (7.75 lengths)
reported this gelding not striding out freely in running. The Veterinary
Surgeon was requested to examine this gelding.
Jockey S Khumalo signed an admission of guilt for a contravention
of Rule 58.10.2, in that as the rider of AL SAHEM, he used his
crop in an unnecessary manner and with excessive frequency over
the final 150 metres. He was fined R1500.