MELLONSDELIGHT (T. Bernard) was extremely fractious in the starting gates and the right fore got stuck on the bar of the starting gates for a considerable period of time. Under the circumstances it was permitted to be withdrawn before coming under Starter's order.
It was observed that RIGHT ON THE MONEY(C. Krishnan) suddenly swerved towards the right whereby the rider got unbalance and was dislodged from his mount.
Jockey Suraj Narredu, the rider of HACKETT, was fined Rs.1,000/- for the excessive use of the whip on his mount during the race (1st infringement).
Jockey M.A. Gallagher, the rider of INQUISITION, was fined Rs.1,000/- for the excessive use of the whip on his mount during the race (1st infringement).
LIGHTNING EXPRESS (M. Noornabi) sustained a bleeding cut injury on left hind coronet.
An enquiry is being held into the interference suffered by Jockey S. John, the rider of SIMPLY BEST between 1100 Metres and 1000 Metres in the above race.
Routine Sample was taken for analysis from the winner b g HACKETT.