Permission was granted to Trainer Mr. S. Narredu to withdraw AUMENTO (Suraj Narredu) on veterinary grounds as it was found to be lame on right fore due to sprained fetlock and knee. He was informed that he must produce a Fitness Certificate from the Club's Veterinary Officer before accepting with it again.
NABISCO (S. Zervan) was extremely fractious at the gates and refused to be stalled. Under the circumstances it was permitted to be withdrawn before coming under Starter's orders.
Jockey Oscar Chavez, the rider of CZAR OF ROMANCE, reported that he could not get a clear run in the early stages of the race due to a closely packed field.
Jockey S. John, the rider of TURF STRIKER, reported that he could not get a clear run in the early stages of the race due to a closely packed field.
Jockey P. Trevor, the rider of ACCLAIMED, reported that his mount was hanging in after entering the straight. Trainer Mr. P. Shroff was informed to take appropriate corrective measures before accepting with it again.
Compulsory Samples were taken for analysis from the following I, II and III placed horses viz.:
b g ALAINDAIR I
b c ACCLAIMED II
b c ACE BUCEPHALUS III
Surprise Sample was taken for analysis from b c MURIOI.