1. RECARDO is classically bred, he had won in style & maintains form. TSESEBE may improve on last poor run. STAR LUXURIOUS is another very well bred who will like the step up in distance. ITARACINGAFTERALL should benefit from mocks. BARBARA finished on nicely in last run & has weight advantage.
RECARDO(1)- STAR LUXURIOUS(3)- -BARBARA(5)
2. KATANIA is a speedy type who is tackling a moderate field. RUBAIYAT is being scrubbed in works. BEACON LIGHT may place. MYPETHONEY is another place hopeful. The aged DISCOVER who won last time still comes into contention in this under prepared lot of horses.
3. BRAD was nicely prepared & entrusted to a claimer jockey last time. With that good forward run, he looks good with the positive jockey switch. ZEN is a forward runner who will be involved. ALHOMARA is by the speedy ANGARA, he is bound to show improvement. GOLDEN GRACE has SNOW as the grand dam, the tracks are suggestive.
4. THE RISING ran a good 2nd in STAR ALWAYS win. FIREFOOT has not been tested this season, has good turn of foot. OYSTER GEM is in good form. WAFADAR has come down in scales, the tracks show he is likely to show true racing speed soon. GENERALISSIMO runs well if taken along the rails, has scope here.
WAFADAR(6)-OYSTER GEM(5)-THE RISING(2)
5. IKARIA blew away the opponents with splendid turn of foot, the horse is half brother to AVEC PLAISIER & bound to go to the highest class. SOLID BLACK was an easy winner who maintains form. SEA PRINCESS has not run for long, lacks proper preparation. SPITZ is at a low weight & will fight for the line.
6. OASIS STAR is the champion sprinter who is conceding chunks of weight to some of the horses whom he has beaten last season. COTSWOLD ARMS is in fine nick after the forward run last time. REJUVENITE was a notable 3rd who will be in the fray on the rainy track. LADY ONE is a pure sprinter, but she is advantageously placed against the champion vis a vis last time they ran at Hyderabad, she can win if she goes the distance. HUGO likes the track this season, the last place was noteworthy.
REJUVENITE(11)-OASIS STAR(2)-LADY ONE(12)
7. STAR IMPACT is speedily bred , last run it placed despite being slow off. KAPATHOS is well bred, should run well. BLAZING ANGEL was a notable 3rd, may win under the allowance jockey. WINGS OF ANGELS is tracking well, has a try jockey .
BLAZING ANGEL(8)-KAPATHOS(6)-STAR IMPACT(4)
8. GOLDEN ORRA may run well though the distance is bit sharp. ARAMINTA should run well as she is being scrubbed in tracks. JOLTEON has a try jockey & will fight out. ARABIAN GUEST was a finishing on runner who looks good on handicap.
DOUBLE========KATANIA & IKARIA
PLACE=========BARBARA, ALHOMARA & KAPATHOS
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 12:04 PM