COMMITTED WARRIOR (Koushik) jumped out slowly losing about 1 or 2 lengths.
Jockey Koushik ( COMMITTED WARRIOR) was fined Rs. 2000/- for failing to position his mount well up with the field in the initial stages of the race and also for travelling wide in the straight under use of the whip for no apparent reason.
Explanation of Jockey P. Trevor (LOOK OF LOVE) that his mount did not raise a fluent gallop throughout the race inspite of his best efforts, noted.
Explanation of App. Abhay Singh (BEAUTIFUL LUV) that his instructions were to sit close with front runners and do his best in the straight which he tried to follow until entering the straight and thereafter when asked for an effort, his mount did not raise a fluent gallop inspite of his best efforts.
Explanation of Jockey P. Ajeeth Kumar (N R I SUN) that his instructions were not to persevere with his mount in the initial stages of the race and tuck inside as the gelding tends to run out and also make his move from inside in the straight which he tried to follow. Trainer S Sreekant while confirming the above added that his charge tends to run out soon after the jump out, because of which he gave 3/4 jump outs during the morning track work and gave a long gap, as such he instructed the Jockey not to persevere with his mount soon after the start and make his move from inside was not accepted and the Trainer S. Sreekant and Jockey P. Ajeeth Kumar were severely reprimanded and informed that they were given a benefit of their grave doubt with regard to the running and riding of N R I SUN in this race.
MISTY RIVER (A. Ashhad Asbar) lost its right fore shoe during the running of the race. However, the filly was trotting sound after the race.
VIJAYS SIMHA (Suraj Narredu) sustained bruised injury over left hind. However, the colt was trotting sound after the race.