1. DANCING PRINCESS showed improved performance in last run, moved well in the straight. FIOROLOCO came up well from the turn under the whip. ZALA PRINCESS has been worked well, has an outstation rider. FLYING PRINCE was moving strongly in home run.
2. NOBLE FLAIR is a horse who does not like the whip, won easily last time. SUN GLOW can surprise, has been worked. AMAZING REDD is shinning in tracks, last finish was noticeable. BAZINGA had shaped up at the distance post but lost close home. MARIKO is catching the eye with smart tracks, has a tendency to tail other horses, looks good on handicap.
AMAZING REDD(6)/NOBLE FLAIRE(2)-PLACE.
3. LOFTY THOUGHTS is full brother of DAY DREAMER, has come up somewhat and impressed in gates. BORA BORA who is from a weak mare but a good sire should be fancied for the two 2nds. LORD BARRINGTON is from a promising sire and the full sister to DAYFLOWER has showed out with smart gates and tracks. QUEEN LATIFA is from a speedy dam and is from the late precocious sire, can run a big race in maiden outing.REGAL REALM is half sister to speedy REFERENT and is pleasing in tracks.
BORA BORA(8)/ QUEEN LATIFA(11)-PLACE.
4. ZAFRAN won in a fight and has tougher opposition to face now. GYPSY races after long but has impressed in tracks, win in summers was notable.FLOTUS lost last time due to a weak jockey, can redeem failure if tried. STORM ran a weak race after good tracks, has not been worked since.
5. FRENEMEE ran on board after long time, can place if ridden well. FIRST STEP is a keen type, has tracked well, ignore last run under the weak rookie. WHY SHOULD I was pulled in last run, has won in this class with higher weights last year. FREE STYLE came up nicely in last outing to challenge, has another try rider today. RAPID ADVANCE has been given runs, the weight advantage of the rookie may be exploited.
FREE STYLE(9)/WHY SHOULD I (8)-PLACE.
6. SMILE STONE is at the peak of his form, the trainer is known for such progress of older horses, last win was an eye catching one. COLD STREAM has the good rider repeating, can not ignore despite being twice failed favorite.NEW CROWN shows out with speedy tracks whenever he steps on the sand, races after long. INTEGRATED has pleased a lot with back to back wins, is a different horse this winter. LIFE AWITS who was beaten while conceding weight by last named is at a comfortable weight but jockey is ordinary.LIGHT OF MAGIC can upset at low weights.
NEW CROWN(5)/ LIFE AWAITS(8)-PLACE.
7. PROUD PRINCE was given a very ordinary ride last time. OCEAN PARK has led well into the straight before petering off, has a rider switch. EMANCIPATION is a failed favorite from earlier run, may be tried. ONLY PRINCE is in best form and has potential to repeat. EXTREMELY DANGEROUS who failed as favorite has a weak rookie today.
OCEAN PARK(6)/EXTREMELY DANGEROUS(12)-PLACE.
8. KAPALUA finished fast but was shy at the camera.ARECA CRUISE won as a surprise, retains form. ERSTKLASSIG ran a notable race and should be winning now. RED GALILEO flattered to deceive by fading out after shaping as winner.
9. ERAGON ran a fine race under a work jockey, runs with a chance in lower class. VIRAT may place with a forward run. TRONADA is speedy, may do well. FOURTH DIMENSION won all the way but looks difficult for repeat. RICH REVIVAL finished well last time.
ERAGON(1)/ FOURTH DIMENSION(6)-PLACE.