RACE 4 – HAPPY ICHIBAN
HAPPY ICHIBAN, which performed poorly, was examined by the Veterinary Officer who said at that time there were no significant findings. HAPPY ICHIBAN was again examined by the Veterinary Officer at the stables of Trainer D J Whyte this morning. He said at this time he noted the horse to be lame in its right front leg. Before being allowed to race again, HAPPY ICHIBAN will be subjected to an official veterinary examination.
RACE 5 – STRONG PROMISE
After the race, an endoscopic examination was conducted on STRONG PROMISE at the request of Trainer T P Yung. The Veterinary Surgeon reported that this examination showed a substantial amount of mucus in the horse’s trachea. The Veterinary Surgeon today reported that STRONG PROMISE was lame in its left front leg on the morning after racing. Before being allowed to race again, STRONG PROMISE will be subjected to an official veterinary examination.
The Veterinary Officer reported that examinations conducted this morning of all other horses inspected during last night’s racemeeting were shown to have no significant findings.