1. OPHIRA has been tracked, may be tried in this weak local bunch.VETTEL from the bookie friendly trainer has failed a number of times as a favorite, may go close if odds are suitable.ATOM BOMB is working nicely, may run well.ROSIES DREAM has come down with runs, has a rider who can ride well at times.
2. The got abroad SON OF STARS showed out well in last run and has the rider to deliver. SPEED HAWK looks fit and should show out as he has the rider switch after soft runs. NAZANIN is tracking well and the sire commands respect.FRIENDS FOREVER has been hardened up with runs, may place.
SON OF STARS-NAZANIN-FRIENDS FOREVER.
3. AYMAN has got a good chance, problem is that he is always slow from the gates.REWARDING DESIRE has been given two innocuous runs , may be backed by the connections, looks fit in tracks. CZAR RULE won impressively and looks to repeat.CHEDDAR FACE has been given pulled runs in summers, may run differently now.
REWARDING DESIRE-CZAR RULE-AYMAN.
4. Ignore last run of PAMUSHANA, has run well in earlier few outings.PEPPER KING has tough penalty for last upset win.CHANDINI is looking good in works and is due for a win.NERON has not won for many years and is down by classes, can upset any day.
5. BORN TO RACE was bought down ans struck at good odds, maintains form. ANCIENT TITLE was strongly backed but got beaten as handicap was stiff, watch for support again as opposition is weak now. GALAXY QUEEN retains form, may be tried.BUCETHALIS has been tracked nicely, may run well now.
ANCIENT TITLE-BUCETHALIS-BORN TO RACE.
6. CZAR OF ROMANCE got left in the gates, a disease for which there is no cure in Indian racing, looks good to beat this field if rider is alert at the start. ALCAZABA is a hard luck story, gets beaten close home every time and picks up penalties in handicap. IM DIFFERENT has run well every time in summers, maintains form.SOVEREIGN RULE is at ideal low weights to win if the first named shows even a slight hitch.
CZAR OF ROMANCE-SOVEREIGN RULE-ALCAZABA.
7. BLUE ZONE does not appeal at top weight, nothing much can be read in his efforts so far. SECOND LADY is an unreliable type.CHARM AND DREAM may be considered based on some effort in last couple of runs.FLIRTING KING has some potential, last couple of runs were positive.NATURAL NINE was a good 2nd to LA PIPERI in earlier run, may place now.
CHARM AND DREAM-BLUE ZONE-NATURAL NINE.
8. PRECEPT haas shown early speed and can run for places again. ARCH DUCHESS was beaten by a much improved SHINNECOCK HILLS, has handicap chance even now. ASSIDIOUS showed out in last run after a very poor run earlier, has a good chance now. LITTLE ATHENA has mostly run true, may place by default.
ASSIDIOUS-ARCH DUCHESS-LITTLE ATHENA.