Jockey Suraj Narredu, the rider of SOVETSKAYA, reported that he could not get a clear run approaching the 800 Metres due to a closely packed field.
Jockey A. Sandesh, the rider of SPEED SIX, was fined Rs.2,000/- for forcing a passage passing the 400 Metres thereby bumping ANCIENT WONDER (Imran Chisty) on his outside .
Jockey Imran Chisty, the rider of ANCIENT WONDER, was fined Rs.2,000/- for shifting in and tightening SPEED SIX (A. Sandesh) on his inside passing the 350 Metres.
SPEED SIX (A. Sandesh) sustained cut injury on left hind cannon.
It was reported after the race that ANCIENT WONDER (Imran Chisty) had apparently lost its left hind shoe during the race.
Compulsory Samples were taken for analysis from the I, II and II placed horses viz.:
b g ARCHIBALDO I
b g SPEED SIX II
ch m SOVETSKAYA III
Surprise Sample was taken for analysis from b g ANCIENT WONDER.