In consequence of this race having been postponed from 12/9/2015, the following change of riders were permitted as the Jockeys were declared to ride In The President of India Gold Cup (Gr.1) run at Hyderabad on this day :-
SHIVALIK SHOWERS from Jockey P.S.Chouhan to Jockey P.Kamlesh;
STARISTOCRAT from App.Yash Narredu to Jockey Neeraj Rawal
The Stipendiary Stewards reported that Jockey Suraj Narredu was declared to ride TATIANA in The Idar Gold Trophy (Gr.3) in place of Jockey S.Zervan (who was under suspension on this day), which was publicised. Subsequently, Trainer Todywalla informed that Jockey Suraj Narredu had declined to ride TATIANA and he wished to replace him with Jockey C.S.Jodha.
The Stewards interviewed Trainer Dallas Todywalla in the above connection and having heard him, decided to permit the change of Jockey on TATIANA to Jockey C.S.Jodha. However, Trainer Dallas Todywalla was fined Rs.1,000/- for declaring a Jockey (Suraj Narredu) without his consent.
Approaching the 2000 metres, AQUAMARINE (D.K.Ashish) shifted in, forcing TATIANA (C.S.Jodha) and HIGHLANDER (T.S.Jodha) to check their mounts. Jockey D.K.Ashish has been fined Rs.2,000/-
Trainer P.Shroff was questioned with regard to the poor performance of his charge AQUAMARINE. He opined that the Jockey rode a poor race on questioning the jockey he had no reply to offer The Stipendiary Stewards will enquire further into the matter and submit a report at the earliest.
During the course of the questioning, Trainer P.Shroff also mentioned that he felt that SHIVALIK SHOWERS (P. Kamlesh) deliberately went on to TIGER TOPS (N. S. Parmar) at the start. The Stipendiary Stewards will be looking into this complaint and submit a report.
After the race, AQUAMARINE was found to be sound, but having a cut injury at the left hock. TATIANA had a cut injury at the left hind pastern.