RAZEENAA (Imran Chisty) was reluctant to be stalled. Trainer Nina M.Lalvani has been asked to give the filly more gate practice and show her to the satisfaction of the Starter at morning starting trials, before next accepting to race.
HALLE (C.S.Jodha) lost 3 lengths at the start.
Near 1900 metres, AN ACQUIRED TASTE (B.Prakash) clipped the hind heels of the front running horses and stumbled. After conducting an Enquiry into the interference and having questioned all the Jockeys involved, it was established that ANGEL CROWN (A.Sandesh) shifted in slightly as the gelding was ridden out to go to the front which caused SHIVALIK HERO (B.Sreekanth) to shift in on to SUPREME MINSTREL (P.Trevor), who went on to COMMANDER (Dashrath Singh) which tightened AN ACQUIRED TASTE who received interference. However, due to lack of evidence on the Patrol video of the interference, the Riders involved have only been cautioned to give sufficient galloping space to the horses on their inside in future.
Near the 150 and 100 metres , COMMANDER (Dashrath Singh) and SHIVALIK HERO (B.Sreekanth), which both shifted ground, brushed
The Sr.V.O. reported that after completion of the race, AN ACQUIRED TASTE was pulled up by the Jockey and stopped near the 2000 metres marker. On examination, the gelding was found to be sore from the left fore leg. First aid treatment was given and the gelding was sent by Horse Ambulance for further management. The gelding has to be passed fit by the Club’s V.O. before next accepting to race.
After the race, SUPREME MINSTREL and RAZEENAA were found to be sound. ANGEL CROWN had a gum injury.
OKAVANGO (Neeraj Rawal) was placed fifth and AN ACQUIRED TASTE (B.Prakash), was placed sixth by the Judge, in this race.