BEE QUICK FOR GANGA DEVELOPMENT MILLION

Sunday, August 31, 2008

PUNE RACES


1. CLASSIC SPIRIT has come to hand as a four year like most runners of this trainer, she was a comfortable winner & should be trying to defy the penality . MELBA has been given a run, may place. TE QUIERO has a handicap chance, this trainer does not believe in tiring his horses by giving tracks. BLACK WARRIOR was a game tryer last time, the distance may be sharp now. STUBBS is a place hopeful.

TE QUIERO-BLACK WARRIOR-CLASSIC SPIRIT

2. LIVERPOOL looks good breeding wise but has flopped as a racer like his elder brother ASSOCIATOR. RUBAIYAT impressed in a mock race, the trainer has four runners pitched in. AMBER CAT is half sister to speedy MING, she is being urged in works. YAAN was a faraway 3rd to RAGHUVANSH, the last run was disappointing. FOREST MUSIC is the other one from the leading trainer.

AMBER CAT-RUBAIYAT-YAAN

3. ARABIAN SPEED is maintaining form. QUEEN’S COURT may improve. TOOFAN MAIL has been bought on by the runs, appeals on handicap. PREMIER QUEEN has done nothing to justify the classic breeding, appears to be a shy one. AMARANZA is a game tryer.

TOOFAN MAIL-ARABIAN SPEED-PREMIER QUEEN

4. SPARTA kicked clear of the contestants last time unlike in its previous runs when it was shy to pass, should win again. ENCOURAGEMENT is well rested after her win. XIAMEN led & went away to win, will be in the fray again. SHAKTIMAN has won both starts well, why not have another go?

SPARTA-XIAMEN-SHAKTIMAN

5. ES SIDER is full brother to speedy NITROUS , the preparation is good. KAPATHOS , a half brother to useful ALAMSHARA is working well RECARDO is bred in the blue, son of black type CASTLE PARK & the grand dam being MYSTIC MEMORY. He had finished 2nd despite the lack of interest on part of the jockey ( it appeared a made up race was granted to the generous owner of HIGHLAND BOUNTY), should not lose based on that run.
SHARE MY DREAMS ran well enough last time.

RECARDO-SHARE MY DREAMS-KAPATHOS

6. HIGHLAND BOUNTY had won without being challenged last time, looks in good form. IL DIVO won well but has not been rested enough. SECRET ADMIRER ran a pathetic race as a favorite, he is capable of a better show as the pedigree is very speedy. ARTISTICAL may place. BEE QUICK bled as a favorite in Mumbai, the preparation is suggestive to say this well bred has a good chance here.

BEE QUICK-SECRET ADMIRER-ARTISTICAL

7. WILD TEMPER is working well, remember he beat OUR EXCELLENCE last year. SPIRITUALL ran 2nd to too good OUR EXCELLENCE, he is attractive in tracks. TIGRESSE NOIRE goes over her pet distance. OYSTER PRINCESS is a speedy type. FAIR TACTICS was a very impressive winner in a sprint, why have they pitched her here?

SPIRITUALL-TIGRESSE NOIRE-WILD TEMPER

8. HEIFITZ ran well enough in last run, may need a bit more distance wise. DON’T BE SILLY has been playing truant, can speed away. TEARAWAY may run a forward race. PREMIER PERCEPTION was a notable disinterested runner last time. KISS AWAY is a sparingly raced sprinter who is at an ideal handicap.

KISS AWAY-PREMIER PERCEPTION-HEIFITZ

9. INDIAN SUMMER won well but the additional distance is a bother. BLUE MOUNTAIN is a full brother to good type ECHOES OF LIGHT, the last run in SALTORO”s win has bought him on. EQUALITY covered lots of ground in both its runs, the stayer bloodlines will ensure it fights out at this distance.

BLUE MOUNTAIN-EQUALITY


DAYS BEST======RECARDO

DOUBLE========SPARTA & BEE QUICK

PLACE=========XIAMEN, TIGRESSE NOIRE & EQUALITY

UPSET=========DON’T BE SILLY

GENTLE KNIGHT FOR GEN RAJENDRASINHJI TROPHY

Saturday, August 30, 2008

PUNE RACES


1. SUDDEN IMPACT has come to hand, he is bound to improve after placing first time in his career. ACCEPTANCE has been backward for too long, should start to earn soon. LADY TROOPER should be fancied based on her 2nd to DRESENDO. KHUBSOORAT has been given a couple of gates.

LADY TROOPER-SUDDEN IMPACT-ACCEPTANCE

2. MOUNTAIN KING has a jockey who has been flown in from Mysore for this run. GOLDEN ORRA is a failed favorite who is now being produced for a more suitable distance. NARA may be in contention if she gets away well. OPERA ROYALE may run a forward race.

GOLDEN ORRA-MOUNTAIN KING-NARA

3. EL BUNDUQ is a speedy type. FIGHTINF FANTASY is blazing the tracks, he has been very well prepared. YANKEE LANE was a notable front runner in last run, will be there for sure. RULE OF LAW has a speedy pedigree. SNOW BLIND is working well.

YANKEE LANE-FIGHTING FANTASY-SNOW BLIND

4. DANCING DYNAMITE is in top form, all would be looking to down him because of the heavy weight on his back. ANTONIOS ran a reasonably OK race, should improve on that run. GENTLE KNIGHT was a big let down in last run, it was backed down heavily but did not get into action when the race came to a boil, may be it was a ruse of the cany owner. GO GUZZI GO was a good winner, can fight out here also. TSESEBE is by the black type ESTONIA, the weights & the good rider give her a decent chance.

GENTLE KNIGHT-DANCING DYNAMITE

5. CAIRNDHU is in irresistible form, winning the last start in record time, the choice of the rider is questionable. LAGO MEDIO is a good type sprinter who is favored on terms vis a vis the last time. OYSTER COVE is a good horse, the last run was disappointing. ESCARVOS is a speedy type, the tracks are good.

LAGO MEDIO-CAIRNDHU-ESCARVOS

6. STAR IMPACT has a precocious breeding, the preparation has been noteworthy, may need this run. In Mumbai he had finished on late in SENTINEL’S win. MISTER FIXIT is in forward condition. FIDEL DEFENSOR caught the eye in last run, the jockey switch is evident. BORN SPECIAL has been pleasing in works, the mock race should have helped.

BORN SPECIAL-FIDEL DEFENSOR-STAR IMPACT

7. EVERY BODY COUNTS has been sharpened up well, the last run in Mumbai was very poor. ADAM’S PLEASURE should have benefited from the couple of runs. POMME DE TERRE , the daughter of fatso type mare is quite speedy. SWEPT AWAY comes into contention based on her run in good company last time.

SWEPT AWAY-POMME DE TERRE-ADAM’S PLEASURE


DAYS BEST======YANKEE LANE

DOUBLE========LAGO MEDIO & SWEPT AWAY

PLACE=========ESCARVOS, BORN SPECIAL & POMME DE TERRE

UPSET=========GO GUZZI GO

HANDICAP FAVORS LION HEART TO WIN WADIYAR MEMORIAL GOLD CUP

Friday, August 29, 2008

MYSORE RACES


1. STAR BLUE has come down two classes in last two years, should be in contention over his pet distance. MAGICAL ECSTASY may place again. ZANGI has been in forward condition & has a handicap chance. SILVER PARIS has been tracking continuously in Bangalore, the rider is weak. TOUGH LOVE is a forward runner.

STAR BLUE-ZANGI-TOUGH LOVE

2. EYE FOR STYLE has done nothing so far, the field here would be too tempting for this reasonably bred youngster to have a go at. ROTO ROOA is working well. SHANTALA looks improved. SUNLAA is likely to contest the issue at this distance. DONTFORGETMYMANN is a speedy aged horse.

EYE FOR STYLE-SUNLAA-DONTFORGETMYMANN

3. STAR FLIGHT is a well bred horse who looks good here. VAYU PUTRA is working well. DIFFERENT OPINION bled last time. SHEER GOLD has been pretty consistent, the trainer is trying his wards here. JUDE THE OBSCURE is speedy.

STAR FLIGHT-SHEER GOLD-VAYU PUTRA

4. ALLEGRO has an allowance jockey after placing last time. ANOOSHEEK may place only. POTENTIAL STAR is another well bred who has been prepared in the hills of Ooty. STICKIEWICKETDOTCOM is an unreliable type.

POTENTIAL STAR-ALLEGRO-ANOSHHEK

5. DARE DON is in good form. PERPETUITY has been well trained, may need a run. LOCAL WARRIOR is showing out after a run, should go all the way. RED MUSTANG placed well, looks to fight again. SAPTASHWA appears to have gone a bit backward.

LOCAL WARRIOR-RED MUSTANG-SAPTASHWA

6. SPLENDID SURPRISE is tracking well. GUEST CONNECTIONS has run with good types a year before, the rest must have shaped her up. LION HEART is too good on handicap, should run a good race. ROYAL AMBASSADOR appears to be getting into racing fitness. MOTHER’S PRIDE looks improved in works. DIAMOND HUNTER may find the distance a bit more.

LION HEART-GUEST CONNECTIONS-SPLENDID SURPRISE

7. CHILLY WIND could not win in Bangalore for all the effort, may run a bit better here. ALLONIA is very pleasing in works. ALCHESAYE has been poorly trained , does not run as expected. MY FRIEND PAUL has a decent chance in this company.

ALLONIA-MY FRIEND PAUL-CHILLY WIND

8. JERSEY POWER has not been extended in the last few runs. FAST COLOURS may place. PROOF OF TREASURE is a bleeder. COMMAND is well bred who failed miserably last year. FULL STEELE may touch the board.

JERSEY POWER-COMMAND-FAST COLOURS

9. GOLDEN KISS is a good sprinter. PRESENT GLORY has a poor field to tackle. BLACK SPLENDOUR may run a forward race.BABBU THE SLY belongs to sly people, best to ignore all the good tracks. CLASSIC ARMOUR should place again.

PRESENT GLORY-GOLDEN KISS-CLASSIC ARMOUR


DAYS BEST======STAR FLIGHT

DOUBLE========LOCAL WARRIOR & ALLONIA

PLACE=========SHEER GOLD, ALLEGRO & CHILLY WIND

UPSET=========SHANTALA

STYLISH BAY MAY UPSET IN STAR OF MYSORE CUP

Thursday, August 28, 2008

MYSORE RACES


1. AMAZING FLORA is still a maiden, has handicap in his favor. RECORD TIME has won twice in last season. ASPIRING SEVEN is a front runner, may place. GEMSBOK has a try jockey at low weights.

AMAZING FLORA-GEMSBOK-ASPIRING SEVEN

2. ECUADOR has been given couple of gates, his last win was at these weights only. KARUMBA has been in fine form. STAR NEWS has handicap advantage, the distance may be a bother. ROYAL LIAIASON is notable in works .

ECUADOR-STAR NEWS-ROYAL LIAISON

3. AUTHORITARIAN was a good 3rd to EONA, the tracks are impressive. SPICY STAR has a speedy pedigree, ran an OK 2nd to ONE. PRESENT GLORY comes into reckoning on her 3rd to SAFARI, she has been prepared after that run. The elder brother WAHY smashed the opposition just a few days ago.NEAR N DEAR is tracking fine.

NEAR N DEAR-SPICY STAR-AUTHORITARIAN

4. SUPER WOMAN is maintaining form, will be in the fray as there is only ASSOCIATOR to beat who was a big let down when he had raced at Bangalore last year. The present preparations of ASSOCIATOR are indicative of forwardness. ROANOKE has been working well. ROYAL VIEW has been bought down in scales.

ASSOCIATOR-SUPER WOMAN-RONOAKE

5. AMAZING QUEST is eye catching in tracks. PAL JOEY may need a run. HAWAIIN SUNRISE appears to be getting back to form. LOOK ALIKE is a place hopeful at low weights.

AMAZING QUEST-HAWAIIN SUNRISE-PAL JOEY

6. LAVA is capable of running a close race even at these weights as the field is weak. PRECEDE has been prepared for the race, the question is that this horse has never before run in summers & the long lay off may be a dampener. MASQUENADA has a good chance here, it is working well over gallops. STYLISH BAY is a pure sprinter but comes into reckoning because of the handicap & the jockey.

STYLISH BAY-MASQUENADA-PRECEDE

7. ASIATICUS ran an improved race in last run. REBELLIOUS had caught the eye in one of his runs at Bangalore, will be involved. ORLANDO BLOOM is showing out in works. TINA’S TRIUMPH may not like the additional distance.

ORLANDO BLOOM-REBELLIOUS-ASIATICUS

8. SAN SIRO failed as a favorite a couple of times. EVER SO CLEVER can improve on his last run. VALID EXPECTATIONS was given a questionable ride by M Narredu as a favorite in last run, the tracks are eye catching. MAGICAL SPIRIT is yet to do justice to her handicap.

VALID EXPECTATIONS-EVER SO CLEVER-SAN SIRO


DAYS BEST=====ORLANDO BLOOM

DOUBLE=======AMAZING QUEST & VALID EXPECTATIONS

UPSET========PRESENT GLORY

PLACE========AUTHORITARIAN, HAWAIIN SUNRISE & MASQUENADA

CAPTAIN PLANET FOR DELHI MID DAY CUP

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

DELHI RACES


1. DOON BOY is tracking well. MORE THAN A WOMAN is well bred & has placed in much better company, should score here. WILD WIND is a Brave Hunter filly who should relish the conditions.

MORE THAN A WOMAN-WILD WIND

2. SALANDRA has been given a run. DIAMONDS OF ACE is moving well in tracks. BEFORE YOU was given a very easy ride. SPADE OF ACE is set to fight out for win.

SALANDRA-SPADE OF ACE-BEFORE YOU

3. DEDICATION has been on tracks daily, the weight is a killer. TAURIAN has plenty of initial speed. EL DORADO is bound to hit the front & go away.

EL DORADO-TAURIAN

4. CAPTAIN PLANET should have won last week, something intangible happened, needs to redeem himself today. SILVER SHINE is shining in works. FERALIGATOR may place again. RAGING CAUVERY is looking improved.

CAPTAIN PLANET-SILVER SHINE-FERALIGATOR

5. SAM ALDO is well prepared, the distance suits. DINGLE has been out of form for too long, may surprise. PARAMOUNT won well , the added distance is not a worry. YTRUE BEAUTY is tracking very well. CAVALARY BRIGADE has come to hand.

CAVALARY BRIGADE-TRUE BEAUTY-PARAMOUNT

6. SUDARSHAN CHAKRAM is showing plenty of speed in works. DOLTON POWER is bound to improve on his win last season. EXALTED is an early season horse. LADY’S CROWN is working well. MUCH FASTER should relish the added distance after last week’s place.

MUCH FASTER-SUDARSHAN CHAKRAM-EXALTED


DAYS BEST=====EL DORADO

DOUBLE=======MORE THAN A WOMAN & CAPTAIN PLANET

PLACE========WILD WIND, BEFORE YOU & SILVER SHINE


UPSET========DINGLE

PERSONIFIED FOR EVE CHAMPION TROPHY

Sunday, August 24, 2008

PUNE RACES


1. ZEN was a faraway 4th in last run, the jockey switch brings him into fighting line. BLUE JAY is by the black type speedster SCENIC ROYALE who has produced nothing much so far, may show some improvement in this company. SECRET GLORY looks absolutely outstanding here based on her runs in classic company in Mumbai, the rider is to confuse one & all with ulterior motives on part of the connections. WINGS OF ANGELS is by the best performing sire at this race course.

SECRET GLORY-ZEN-BLUE JAY

2. HOGO BOSS is a game horse who has been prepared, has a habit of bleeding. NAN JING with a run & a good jockey atop is bound to have a go at this handicap. CZAR ALEXANDER could not overtake NITROUS in last run, may be the jockey is a bit feeble who gets another chance to redeem his lapse.

CZAR ALEXANDER-NAN JING

3. STAR CRUSADER is a stout stayer who has a decent chance here. STAR OF THE SEASON was a good 2nd, the top rider has a handicap chance on this bleeding suspect horse. FLASHING FLAME ran on in the final stages of last run, the added distance may help.

FLASHING FLAME-STAR OF THE SEASON

4. PERSONIFIED is a good type , his win in a start to finish over 2400m at Mumbai was noteworthy, however the trainer is a let down this season. NITROUS is a speedy horse who will hit the front to run away. AQUILO is at ideal handicap, the age & step up in distance may be a stopper. YANA a dope sufferer who was disqualified after she won the OAKS has to improve in scales after her last easy win in a poor class.

PERSONIFIED-AQUILO

5. The race is to be fought out by the two, ie; RAGHUVANSH & IKARIA. RAGHUVANSH is nicely bred being full brother to black type GRUEZI, the last win was authoritative . IKARIA is receiving 7 Kgs , he is half brother to speedy AVEC PLAISIER, the tracks are speedy. The handicap favors IKARIA slightly but from the prospect of sires, ROYAL KINGDOM has been producing some top horses like HOLDING COURT etc. whereas JUNIPER has yet to produce a noticeable runner. WAR OF ATTRITION is the other hopeful in the field who has worked well but has a rookie jockey ( this year the new comer jockeys look totally out of depth in their rides). ABSOLUTE REALITY may be yes may be no as is the name of his dam.

RAGHUVANSH-IKARIA-WAR OF ATTRITION

6. THE RISING is moving well in tracks, has a decent chance in a sprint. FIREFOOT is a good type sprinter who has not been in tracks. STAR ALWAYS lost a certain race last time due to a worthless rider’s antics, the trainer is in dumps nowadays. LEGENDARY is at low weights.

STAR ALWAYS-THE RISING-LEGENDARY

7. CYCLADES has run with better types, looks good here. GLOBAL SPIRIT won well in last outing. ADDICTION is half brother to NIMBLE FEET, the tracks are suggestive. PALME D’OR veered out in last run, may improve.

CYCLADES-ADDICTION-GLOBAL SPIRIT


DAYS BEST=======CZAR ALEXANDER

DOUBLE=========SECRET GLORY & CYCLADES

PLACE==========ZEN, WAR OF ATTRITION & THE RISING

UPSET==========PALME D’OR

AQUA DISIAC FOR RAJARAM CHATRAPATI TROPHY

Saturday, August 23, 2008

PUNE RACES


1. BORN TO LEAD is speedy. BEAU MONDE warmed up to beat the fancied runners in last run, should be a threat once again. RED DAWN was hampered for run last time the jockey today has a decent chance. ROMAN BEAUTY is at low weights.

RED DAWN-BEAU MONDE-ROMAN BEAUTY


2. DOUBLE VISION an ordinarily bred is tracking well, may sprint on board. SIOUX CHIEF a brother to useful AASHIRWAAD, he is moving well, the couple of gate practices indicate forwardness. GAME OF LOVE has a precocious breeding, may run a forward race. GRACE is tracking well. RED CHILI is speedy type.

SIOUX CHIEF-RED CHILI-GAME OF LOVE

3. KATANIA could not speed up when it mattered in last run. FOREST NATIVE is in fine condition. MADAM BIJOUX has placed both times, the rookie jockey has a chance. PERSONAL POINT has been given easy runs so far, the owner who made a big bundle in last two days at Mysore is bound to try to continue his good run. KING ODF THE RING appeals on scales.

PERSONAL POINT-MADAM BIJOUX-KING OF THE RING

4. KAPATHOS , a brother to speedy ALAMSHAARA is working well. SECRET TALK is likely to run a forward race. ACCUMULATE is showing plenty of speeding tracks. MIDNIGHT CLUB may run well. RAVISHING is the best bred of the lot, younger sister of black type AQUILLO had tracked very well in Mumbai, no work here?

ACCUMULATE-RAVISHING-MIDNIGHT CLUB

5. KINGDOM OF LOVE has bit of weight in favor vis a vis last run. AQUQ DISIAC ran a good 2nd to good type DOUBLE DYNAMITE, has a decent chance. FANTASTIC FURY should love the trip.

AQUA DISIAC-KINGDOM OF LOVE

6. PTOLEMY is looking in top condition after placing in last run, the distance may be a bother. WAHY had won a good race in Mumbai, the tracks are fine. NEED FOR SPEED was a notable 3rd last time, the betting stable may go for a win. HISHAM won well in lower class. POLAR GLOW has weight advantage.

PTOLEMY-WAHY-POLAR GLOW

7. TOUCH OF LAND is by the speedy sire MODIGLIANI who has given us FEET OF FLAMES, the opposition is very ordinary. FIRE QUEEN may run better than last time. MUBARRAS is a failed favorite. NARA may improve after a bad jump in last run. CINDRELLA MAN has a decent chance to place.

TOUCH OF LAND-CINDRELLA MAN-NARA

DAYS BEST=======AQUA DISIAC

DOUBLE=========RED DAWN & TOUCH OF LAND

PLACE==========BEAU MONDE, KINGDOM OF LOVE & CINDRELLA MAN

UPSET==========NEED FOR SPEED

KIARA LOOKS OUTSTANDING IN MYSORE MILLION

Friday, August 22, 2008

MYSORE RACES


1. CASHFIRST TICKET NEXT placed last week under the same rider, will be tried again. RANVEER has been playing truant, may do it with change of season. GET GORGEOUS a winner of four races appeals on handicap but has a poor rider. CHOCOLALE BROWNIE was a notable 2nd despite a poor ride.
RANVEER-GET GORGEOUS-CHOCOLATE BROWNIE

2. ZAOIS was an impressive winner, will be again involved. BORN PURPLE may show improvement on his last run. SHE’S BIG has been given enough runs in Bangalore, may win if tried by its new team. TROPICAL FLYER is tracking well.

SHE’S BIG-ZAOIS-BORN PURPLE

3. STAR IMAGE failed to win under Prakash. TOUCH OF MAGIC , the second one of MAM flopped badly, has not tracked since. The third one, costly & well bred who had flopped last year appears to be the main bet, the tracks are impressive. STAR OF PARADISE who won as a good thing should be tried again.

MILLION WORDS-STAR OF PARADISE-STAR IMAGE

4. FANTABULOUS PRINCE has a decent chance here, the rider has to be judicious in approach. REGAL MUSIC is impressive in works, the jockey is questionable. LIVING LUXURY is a good type who has been rested & prepared. SOUTHERNER may place. ON A ROLL was a big let down in last run, no tracks thereafter, may be out of form.

LIVING LUXURY-FANTABULOUS HERO-SOUTHERNER

5. SECRET SONG is attractive in trials. SUPERSONIC is maintaining form. SMART N SPECIAL is unreliable. ENFORCER can win if there is will in the team to try the horse.

ENFORCER-SUPER SONIC-SECRET SONG

6. KIARA is a stout filly, has improved with all runs & should win again at cramped odds. FANTASTIC QUEST could not catch up ARCHIPENKO in last run , gets to fight again.

KIARA

7. SUNNYLAND won in a tight finish. VICTORY QUEEN is working well. POWERFUL DREAMS won very convincingly & maintains form. SPORTING MASTER has been scrubbed in tracks, the gates were impressive.

SPORTING MASTER-POWER FUL DREAMS-SUNNYLAND

8. RISING FAME is working well. BALLERINA GIRL is a speedy type who is inconsistent. MASURATHI has come down in scales. WORTH A MILLION is a speedy type at a low weight.

WORTH A MILLION-RISING FAME-BALLERINA GIRL

9. WHATS UP DUDE is a failed favorite who is working well. MYSTIC STAR has been prepared for the trip. NANO BLUE has a place chance based on last run. MONTESORO is a maiden who has not done much so far.

MYSTIC STAR-MONTESORO-NANO BLUE


DAYS BEST========KIARA

DOUBLE==========SHE’S BIG & LIVING LUXURY

PLACE===========SUPER SONIC, POWERFUL DREAMS & NANO BLUE

UPSET===========ON A ROLL

MISCHIEF IN HIS EYES FOR WADIYAR CUP

Thursday, August 21, 2008

MYSORE RACES


1. CHINAB has plenty of initial speed & with forceful ride from Appu he can win start to finish. MR SUNRISE has run close to winners in Mysore, may place. YOUR DESYTINY has run some good races in Bangalore, will try to fight out. DESIRE TO DAZZLE may run a better race here.

CHINAB-YOUR DESTINY-MR SUNRISE

2. GALLOPPING BLUES flopped after being backed down under Prakash. BOSSY BOSS is speedy. FLOWER has been backward so far. ROAD TO ROMANCE won a good race at Bangalore, should be in forward mood. SIMPLY SINTILLATE is a failed favorite, may amend this time.

SIMPLY SINTILLATE-BOSSY BOSS-GALLOPPING BLUES

3. SUN ZONE has been in forward condition at Bangalore. AUCHINLECH is a unreliable horse who has come down in scales. SPENDERVILLE is pleasing in works. MAGICAL SPIRIT who always won in monsoons is yet to get on board this time, may surprise.

SPENDERVILLE-MAGICAL SPIRIT-SUN ZONE

4. READY TO MINGLE is a winner in youngsters, may go all the way. SUPER SWORD can show plenty of initial speed. FIT FOR FRAY is a consistent performer, the last time it veered out badly due to a poor ride. STAGELIGHT appears to have overcome the physical problems, it comes into contention based on its last run.

FIT FOR FRAY-STAGE LIGHT-READY TO MINGLE

5. NEW FOUND LAND has been well rested, the distance suits. RED MUSTANG should run a good forward race. COPENHAGEN has been bought down, it is ready to strike now. STAMPEDE is working well.

NEW FOUND LAND-COPENHAGEN-RED MUSTANG

6. MISCHIEF IN HIS EYES is attractive in tracks. CARABINNERI is at a good handicap. PONTE ROMANO is impressive in works. ALEJANDROS has been well prepared in Bangalore but could not deliver, may run well here.

MISCHIEF IN HIS EYES-ALEJANDROS-CARABINERI

7. ASSERT THE RIGHT had shown a lot of potential in last summers before fading out, the tracks are good. GREENS won going away in a sprint. CHIMERIQUE is bred to stay, looks good based on his last run in a graded race, the choice of a poor jockey only suggests it will loose if favorite. SPARK OF ELEGANCE is a place hopeful.

ASSERT THE RIGHT-CHIMERIQUE-GREENS

8. NOBLE GUEST has run a couple of suggestive races at Bangalore. GLORIOUS QUEST is showing lots of speed in tracks. AFGHAN is a bandaged up hopeful. ZINDABAD is working well.

NOBLE GUEST-GLORIOUS QUEST-ZINDABAD


DAYS BEST======NEW FOUND LAND

DOUBLE========CHINAB & MISCHIEF IN HIS EYES

PLACE==========COPEN HAGEN, GREENS & ZINDABAD

UPSET==========FLOWERS

CAPTAIN PLANET FOR ASIAN AGE CUP

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

DELHI RACES


1. PARAMOUNT has a moderate pedigree, the tracks are good. JANNIE JAMUN a funny named filly is tracking noticeably. AVTAAR has been scrubbed daily in works. CLASS OF EIGHTY TWO appears to be regaining keenness for racing.

JANNIE JAMUN-PARAMOUNT-CLASS OF EIGHTY TWO

2. GALLOPPING GOLD MINE won on opening day last year without any tracks etc, this year the preparation is evident. POWER ZONE is very noticeable & in forward condition. NOTHING IMPOSSIBLE is working well. STROKE OF BRILLIANCE was pleasing in last gallop.

GALLOPPING GOLD MINE –POWER ZONE-STROKE OF BRILLIANCE

3. INSAS impressed in gates, the works are pleasing. RAFFAELLO appears to have overcome the effects of injury, tracks are good. HI DOLLY has poor jockey. THE LITLLE MERMAID made a killing last year in first run under this very no show jockey, looks like surprising once again.

RAFFAELLO-THE LITTLE MERMAID-INSAS

4. CAPTAIN PLANET who placed in colts trial stakes & now running in lowest class should hack the field. ASSHWA PADDMA is working well. PHI is still a maiden at six years, the mare has been subjected to solid preparation. FERALIGATOR is an unreliable type who is tracking well.

CAPTAIN PLANET-PHI-FERALIGATOR

5. SPOT HIT won continuously last year, he is a game horse. MIDDLE MAN appears to have a handicap advantage, the tracks are fine. CORNELIA SUPRA is a speedy type who will hit the front . TRUSTED FRIEND retains last season form.

6. FRAUD is looking prepared. SALANDRA is tracking well. DIAMONDS OF ACE won his first three stars last year. QUEEN AMEDALE looks fit. CHARG AWAY is pleasing in tracks, the weights give it a good chance.

DAYS BEST====CAPTAIN PLANET

DOUBLE======RAFFAELO & SALANDRA

PLACE=======THE LITTLE MERMAID, PHI & CHARG AWAY

UPSET=======DIAMONDS OF ACE

CAPTAIN PLANET FOR ASIAN AGE CUP

FEET OF FLAMES FOR F D WADIA TROPHY

Sunday, August 17, 2008

PUNE RACES


1. BU ATTIFEL has been a failure when backed, the set up here is poor. SEPIA TONE should improve upon her last run. LATEST NEWS tan a good race loosing in the last stride or so. DISCOVER & STUBBS have a chance to place.

BU ATTIFEL-SEPIA TONE – LATEST NEWS

2. SECRET PILGRIM is a well bred who has come to hand late, the last win was impressive, the beaten lot have all won subsequently hence an encore can not be ruled out. GENTLE KNIGHT is a hopeful from MAM squad which is not doing much here, the tracks are eye catching. SOCORORO has a good jockey. PRINCE LOCHINVA was a good finisher in a sprint. ROMANTIC IMPACT is a failed favorite who is being tried in a higher class.

SECRET PILGRIM-GENTLE KNIGHT-ROMANTIC IMPACT

3. DESERT SKY is a sparingly raced horse, has beaten STELLAR AFFAIR before, the later has been prepared well. DAFFODILS is a precociously bred who has run with better types, should win easily. JEWEL STAR has been under wraps for long.

DAFFODILS-DESERT SKY-STELLAR AFFAIR

4. EL BUNDUQ a brother to CALL TO ARMS who won well yesterday is tracking fine. FORCE OF LAW may place. IL DIVO has failed twice but the field here is comparatively easy. CENTRE OF ATTENTION is very impressive in tracks. PHOSPHOR is a got abroad who looks speedy.

IL DIVO-CENTRE OF ATTENTION-PHOSPHOR

5. QUEEN’S COURT should benefit from the last run. ARTISTIC LIAISON is well bred who has the benefit of a mock race, the last work was speedy. MYSTERIOUS HEIGHTS could not accelerate in the thick of things last time, has another chance. YAAN caught the eye when running ahead of better horses in last run.

YAAN-MYSTERIOUS HEIGHTS-ARTISTIC LIAISON

6. CARLOS is pleasing in works. OYSTER GEM is a god type who may run well. SPICA is showing out in trials. NATIVE STRATEGY comes into contention based on his 2nd to CAIRNDHU who decimated the field yesterday. ATHENA was a speedy customer in all runs in Mumbai. JUVENTUS is well bred brother to last years Indian Derby winner, looks cut above.

JUVENTUS-NATIVE TACTICS-SPICA

7. FEET OF FLAMES ran a good 2nd, is tracking well. ANTONIOS impressed in his opening win, the mock race was indicative. FLAMING ACE is a classic hopeful from MAM ‘s , he is showing out in trials. AURORA AUREALIS is a sprinting type, the added distance is a disadvantage. TYUMEN may run well.

FEET OF FLAMES-FLAMING ACE-ANTONIOS

7. PRINCESS RUBY was an impressive winner in winters. ARTISTICAL was a runaway winner who is in full form. GOLDEN SPURS runs well in first run. QUAND MEME is one of the in/ out runners from Lagad’s yard.

PRINCESS RUBY-ARTISTICAL-GOLDEN SPURS

8. ARES a poorly named horse has been prepared well, the breeding is respectful. HYMS TO FREEDOM is speedy type. ROAMING FAME gave notice of his capability in the last run. POMME DE TERRE is tracking well.

ROAMING FAME-HYMS TO FREEDOM-ARES

9. PACEMAKER won from the front, will try to repeat. RADIATING is a speedy one who won under this jockey as a god thing in Mumbai. DON’T BE SILLY has been held back for long, can run away if tried. PREMIER PERCEPTION is a well bred who has been poorly trained.

DON’T BE SILLY-RADIATING-PACE MAKER


DAYS BEST=====JUVENTUS


DOUBLE=======DAFFODILS & IL DIVO


PLACE========ROMANTIC IMPACT, NATIVE STRATEGY & GOLDEN SPURS
UPSET========PRINCE LOCHINVA

RED INDIAN FOR SPRINT STAKES

Saturday, August 16, 2008

PUNE RACES


PASSION IN THE PARK was a big failure as a favorite in Mumbai, do not see how it can win at this distance. BREZHNEV should run a decent race over this trip. ORIENTAL JEWEL can improve though she has been a flop so far. JOHMMY BRAVO appears to be in backward condition.

BREZHNEV-PASSION IN THE PARK

EXOTIC STAR ran well enough in August Handicap, the pedigree is precocious. ONUS PROBANDI is daughter of black type & speedy SECRET STAR, she will be involved. STRIKE IT REACH doesn’t install confidence against the above mentioned. ETERNAL FLIGHT may try to place.

EXOTIC STAR-ONUS PROBANDI

KING’S TROOP won well. STAR ADVENTURE should relish this distance after her suggestive 2nd in a sprint. PATEK PHILIPPE should run a good race, the tracks are good. SPIRITED STAR has not run up to expectations so far.

STAR ADVENTURE-PATEK PHILIPPE

SOLSKJAER was given a questionable ride last time, has a relatively poor opposition now. ZUETINA showed improvement in finishing 2nd last time. FIERY FUTURE may place. MUSTANG SALLY is better placed at the scales, has a tendency to get off slowly from the gates.

SOLSKJAER-ZUETINA-MUSTANG SALLY

BLUE MOUNTAIN a full brother to decent type ECHOES OF LIGHT has a reasonable chance, looks below form in works. CALYPSO DANCER was given a trial run last time, has a good chance. SALTORO, (the name sends shivers down the back of those who have served in Siachen), is full brother to black type BEYOND BELIEF, he has a good jockey, the preparation suggests him to go all the way. BLACK SAPPHIRE has not run as per expectations after her blinding first run when coming from nowhere to challenge DIVINE, the jockey is not top notch. STAR LUXURIOUS is impeccably bred, looks likely to be in the fray after training in Bangalore.

SALTORO-STAR LUXURIOUS-CALYPSO DANCER

AVEC PLAISIER defied the handicap to win easily last time, has a allowance jockey now. ENGLEHART is tracking well. PEPE JUNIOR may upset. CAIRNDHU won his last run as a good thing, should be again involved. RED INDIAN is very speedy, at this handicap all have to catch up.

RED INDIAN-CAIRNDHU-ENGLEHART

STAR’O’WAR is tracking well. RUBY ROCKET belongs to a gambling stable, may be in the hunt.CALL TO ARMS ran some noticeable races in Mumbai. SILENT PRESENCE is better placed at scales. DESERT DUST ran a forward race last time, has a chance now.

SILENT PRESENCE-CALL TO ARMS-DESERT DUST

AMBEROGGIO has been scrubbed in works quite hard. EXPENSIVE AFFAIR is a forward runner. THUNDERING TAN is owner’s dilemma, always failing after a promising run. SARJERAO has been running noticeably. LIBERTY SPEAKS was 4th to PRETTY COMMISSION, then it has been under a lid, looks very good after rest &n training in Bangalore.

LIBERTY SPEAKS-THUNDERING TAN-AMBEROGGIO


DAYS BEST=======LIBERTY SPEAKS


DOUBLE=========EXOTIC STAR & RED INDIAN

PLACE==========STAR LUXURIOS, CAIRNDHU &DESERT DUST

UPSET==========PEPE JUNIOR

VALE OF LEVEN FOR INDEPENDANCE TROPHY

Friday, August 15, 2008

PUNE RACES


1. VANTAGE is nicely bred who was very eye catching in works during the winters. There are no tracks now but still she can win in this ordinary group. SECRET AGENDA is a speedy type, she was notable 4th under this non try jockey. MUSICAL RHYTHM will try to contest the issue based on its previous near forward run. FOREST MUSIC has a positive rider change after an insipid run.

VANTAGE-SECRET AGENDA

2. FIRECRACKER should run well here. NARA failed as a favorite in Mumbai, has a poor pedigree, & no tracks. ARABIAN GUEST has come down in scales. JUST BLESSINGS is an interesting candidate here, all its runs have been in sprints when the bloodlines have been seeking staying distances. The mock race was indicative, may be on now at bottom weight.

JUST BLESSINGS-ARABIAN GUEST

3. THUNDERING STAR has come down in handicap, may run better now. BEAU MONDE has been tracking well, the distance suits. DANCE MAESTRO has been prepared, the mock race should have bought him on. ISHTAR is being scrubbed in works, maybe tried.

DANCE MAESTRO-THUNDERING STAR-BEAU MONDE

4. GOLDEN ROCK, the son of black type SONALIKA is showing speed in tracks. SPITZ has been showing out in trials, has a good jockey who should win here. BELLIGERENT is attractive in works, has a decent pedigree. VICTORY STAR is full brother to useful VICTOR, she should run a good race.

SPITZ-VICTORY STAR-BELLIGERENT

5. CHEVERON appears here after a long break of a year, how will the owner’s survive if trainer’s keep the horses unfit for so long, only V Mallya types can afford the large bills. VALE OF LEVEN is bred to stay, she is pleasing in works. LIQUIDATOR was a notable late finisher in last run, the rider switch is confusing. URUJ is shaping well in works.

VALE OF LEVEN-URUJ- LIQUIDATOR

6. ANGEL’S GLORY is a good type filly who has improved with each run, all have to beat her. HIGHLAND CONQUEST was an impressive winner in a field where the other horses took it easy. MONOPOLY has a slight handicap advantage vis a vis race 134 when she gave a good fight. INSITE SOUL has been showing out in works, has yet to do justice to its cost.

ANGEL’S GLORY-MONOPOLY-HIGHLAND CONQUEST

7. WAHY was an impressive winner under this rider in Mumbai, looks in fine fettle. BABEIN THE WOODS has been given questionable runs, should improve. OH SO ROMANTIC is a speedy type, the rider is weak. HOLY WARRIOR has not lived up to its billing, should improve. INDIAN SUMMER is a got abroad who is from a useful sire.

WAHY-BABE IN THE WOODS-OH SO ROMANTIC

8. PARIS HILTON ran in snatches to be on board. VIJAI BHAVA has been notable in tracks. ADAM’S PLEASURE is working well. ARABIAN SPEED warmed up to win last time, has scope to improve.

ARABIAN SPEED-VIJAYI BHAVA-PARIS HILTON


DAYS BEST========SPITZ

DOUBLE==========VALE OF LEVEN & ANGEL’S GLORY

PLACE===========BEAU MONDE, VICTORY STAR & MONOPOLY

UPSET===========ISHTAR

STONE OF DESTINY FOR ROYAL CALCUTTA TURF CLUB TROPHY

Thursday, August 14, 2008

MYSORE RACES


1. WINNING ATTITUDE has not placed for a very long time, appears to have some niggles but he is working well. DONTFORGETMUMANN is an aged speedy horse who was impressive in latest track. TOUCH OF PARADISE comes into contention based on his Bangalore runs. TOUGH LOVE is at an ideal weight to upset, the tracks are indicative.

TOUCH OF PARADISE-TOUGH LOVE-DONTFORGETMYMAUNN

2. VALIANT BID is a failed favorite who can win under this aged jockey as the field is ordinary. BUCK PASSER JUNIOR who won well is tracking well. KING OF GOOD TIMES is another failed favorite who may surprise. RAVINISKI may place at this handicap.

VALIANT BID-KING OF GOOD TIMES-BUCK PASSER JUNIOR

3. PAINT ME RED who placed in last two runs has a decent chance here. ALWAYS FOR YOU is impressive in tracks. CLOUSEAU who tracked impressively in winters has a poor opposition, can win only if not a favorite. STICKIEWICKETDOTCOM is at a good handicap.

CLOUSEAU-STICKIEWICKETDOTCOM-PAINT ME RED

4. POWER TO FIGHT has been tracking well. MILL FONTAINE is a difficult horse to train, won at longer odds last year but failed when asked for a response later, even at Chennai he let down as a favorite. LAPIS LAZULI has not yet been given a trial run. KARUMBA was an impressive winner who may run well under the same jockey. LANZAROTE has come down in scales.

LANZAROTE-MILL FONTAINE-LAPIS LAZULI

5. HIDDEN PLEASURES is in fine form, he is moving attractively in works. KINGDOM OF HEAVEN is a very costly horse, he won both his starts last year, the handicap is a bother. INDRAJIT is tracking well. STONE OF DESTINY is a winner of class I race at Bangalore, appeals on handicap.

STONE OF DESTINY-KINGDOM OF HEAVEN-INDRAJIT

6. SURYARATH has not yet been tested here, has a forceful jockey. TURBO BABE won very well despite a slow getaway, can run a good race again. SWISS QUEEN is a speedy youngster who all have to catch.

SWISS QUEEN-TURBO BABE-SURYARATH

7. DARE DON has run 2nd to ALEKONA, has been prepared well, the jockey is a worry. FANTABULOUS PRINCE always finishes on late, should be in the fray. SATIN SLIPPER is pleasing in works. STAMPEDE is moving well. MISTER ELEGANT is another suspect horse who is well bred but flopped when pressed last year, may show improvement after the longish break.

DARE DON-FANTABULOUS PRINCE-MISTER ELEGANT

8. PERFECT PROMISE looks good here, the tracks are impressive. LOREMO ha s a poor jockey, may place. CLASSIC ARMOUR is maintaining form. TRUE CONFIDENCE is a speedy type who is bound to fight it out. KHOKA is at low weight to lead in.

PERFECT PROMISE-TRUE CONFIDENCE-CLASSIC ARMOUR


DAYS BEST=======PERFECT PROMISE


DOUBLE=========SWISS QUEEN & DARE DON

PLACE==========KING OF GOOD TIMES, SURYARATH &TRUE CONFIDENCE

UPSET==========WINNING ATTITUDE

MOUNTAIN BEAR FOR CLUB SOLARIS TURF CLUB TROPHY

Sunday, August 10, 2008

PUNE RACES


1. The last run of MODESTY where she ran a close 5th needs to be taken account of. SHAKTIMAN ran away from the oldish field last time, may encore. SUDDEN IMPACT has a rider switch, may improve. CHIEF WARRIOR is working well.

MODESTY-SHAKTIMAN-CHIEF WARRIOR

2. SIBERIAN SIREN is looking fit, has handicap advantage. RED CLOUD has been under a cloud for long, the tracks are good. EXPENSIVE AFFAIR is a failed favorite. GOLD BISCUIT may surprise.

SIBERIAN SIREN-RED CLOUD-GOLD BISCUIT

3. FIGHTING FANTASY is very well prepared. FLUENT VICTORY should run a forward race. The two sons of ROYAL KINGDOM; ie, FORBES LIST & GLOBAL KINGDOM are working exceptionally well, breeding & rider wise the former may have the say.

FORBES LIST-GLOBAL KINGDOM-FIGHTING FANTASY

4. PRINCESS RUBY was a very fluent winner in winters. BLUE BLAZE has all the credentials except the honesty on part of the connections. It ran below par last time, the rider is known to be friendly with HN Mehta, owner of No. 1 horse. AEGINA was given a soft ride by Narredu last time. NEED FOR SPEED the ‘doosra’ from the stable is being urged in works.

PRINCESS RUBY-BLUE BLAZE-AEGINA

5. LEGENDARY is a good type who is working well. WAR OF ATTRITION has been pulled on a few occasions, looks good on handicap. STELLAR AFFAIR appears improved. ROMANTIC IMPACT got surprised at the post in lower class, has the services of a more forceful jockey now.

WAR OF ATTRITION-ROMANTIC IMPACT-LEGENDARY

6. OYSTER COVE is a game horse who is bound to run well. PERSONIFIED is tracking very well, the mock race is indicative. THE HURRICANE is a pure mid distance runner who is shinning in trials. MOUNTAIN BEAR , full brother to top Bangalore handicap horse LION HEART is going to be a different horse as a 4 year old, should improve on his impressive finish in a sprint. REJUVENITE is a game 6 year old who looks a sitter on handicap.

MOUNTAIN BEAR-REJUVENITE-THE HURRICANE

7. NAME FOR FAME is highly pedigreed, the mocks & gates are indicative. RISING HERO is a failed favorite. WESTERN CHALLENGE is a stayer who has not run on merit as a favorite , the tracks are good. BOURBON QUEEN is sister to the celebrated BOURBON KING , she is well prepared to run a good race.

WESTERN CHALLENGE-RISING HERO-NAME FOR FAME

8. FIRE QUEEN is well bred who is working well. CINDRELLA MAN may improve on his 4th last time. MUBBARAS ran a decent race, has the services of a good jockey now. OPERA ROYALE may place.

MUBBARAS-CINDRELLA MAN-FIRE QUEEN


DAYS BEST======WESTERN CHALLENGE


DOUBLE========SIBERIAN SIREN & PRINCESS RUBY


PLACE=========SHAKTIMAN, LEGENDARY & REJUVINITE


UPSET=========BOURBON QUEEN

PAMPERED PRINCESS FOR AMAZING BAY TROPHY

Saturday, August 9, 2008

PUNE RACES


1. LIVERPOOL has run 4th to SET ALIGHT in Mumbai, has a speedy pedigree& was given a run last week. The rider is an allowance jockey who is notorious for riding ill judged races, the horse looks good here. MADAME BIJOUX was not stretched when finishing a close 2nd to FREE SPIRIT, has a rookie first timer jockey. CLASSIC SPIRIT has been subjected to good preparation, the rider is a try jockey for this trainer. JUST BLESSINGS has been given a mock race.

LIVER POOL-MADAME BIJOUX-CLASSIC SPIRIT

2. HELLO DOLLY was a surprise 2nd last week, the distance is a worry. BREZHNEV is a game stayer. BINEE is advantageously placed, last week’s run should have bought him on. JOHNNY BRAVO has a good jockey.

BINEE-HI DOLLY-BREZHNEV

3. AMERICAN IDOL ran an eye catching race last time, this half brother to the speedy class I horse JOE THE PRO can upset. BLADE RUNNER is a well bred who disappointed at Mumbai. He has been scrubbed in works, the last spurt was very good. SECRET TALK is showing good tracks. LECHWE a strange sounding named horse is by a good sire, the tracks are very encouraging.

LECHWE-BLADE RUNNER-AMERICAN IDOL

4. PAMPERED PRINCESS is a top speed mare over 1000 m, has a good jockey. OYSTER PEARL is well prepared & pleasing in works. ENCELADEUS is another top sprinter who has handicap in favor. MAJOR ROBERTS always runs well when fresh.

PAMPERED PRINCESS-ENCELADEUS-OYSTER PEARL

5. KINGDOM OF LOVE was in good form last season, the horse is showing out in tracks. TIGRESSE NOIRE won the last start all the way very comfortably, the added distance is a worry. AQUADISIAC a half brother to BERLIOZ was an easy 5th last week, now he goes over his winning distance with the top jockey. DANCING DYNAMITE won both starts including a million in splendid fashion at Mumbai, the tracks are exciting & the mock race was impressive, however he has to match strides with sturdier horses.

AQUADISIAC-DOUBLE DYNAMITE-KINGDOM OF LOVE

6. GOLDEN SYMBOL was a faraway 3rd, will try to do better now. IL DIVO has lost twice as a favorite, the tactics of start to finish in last run did not suite, has a decent chance to make amends over the ideal distance. RIYASAT has run with better type horses, this half brother to LA HINCH has been tracking very well. WINGS OF ANGELS was an impressive 3rd at Mumbai.

RIYASAT-IL DIVO-GOLDEN SYMBOL

7. CYCLADES the only winner so far in this field has been well prepared, has the services of a first timer jockey, all have to catch this speedy type. YANKEE LANE has been given mock race, the tracks are good. EXCITING STORY was a good 2nd in first run against QUEEN’S GUEST, the horse has lot of early speed. ARK’S ANGEL was a notable runner last week, will be in the fray.

CYCLADES-YANKEE LANE-EXCITING STOTY


DAYS BEST=========RIYASAT


DOUBLE-------------------LIVER POOL & AQUA DISIAC


PLACE============AMERICAN IDOL, GOLDEN SYMBOL & EXCITING STORY

UPSET============ARK’S ANGEL

SOUTHERN EMPIRE FOR GOVERNOR'S CUP

Friday, August 8, 2008

BANGALORE RACES


WORTH A MILLION is a speedy type who may place. DESERT REALM lost a certain race last time due to the stupidity of the rider, looks good today with Prakash up. SHEER GOLD is in fine trim. SABARI has the weight advantage, she impressed in tracks.

DESERT REALM-SABARI-WORTH A MILLION

AHIRA ran a useful race last time. CASPIAN SEA is nicely bred who is yet to be tried, the tracks are good. RED SHIFT is working well. BID FOR GLORY has been regularly on the tracks ,looks well prepared.

CASPIAN SEA-BID FOR GLORY-AHIRA

UNSEEDED STAR was given an easy ride, should run well now. FOREVER MARK , a nicely bred was a suggestive 2nd, may win now. SPARK OF CLASS is notable in tracks, had run very close in last run. SHOOT A RAINBOW may not be liking the underfoot conditions, remember it had a good 2nd to FLEETING ARROW in winters.

FOREVER MARK-UNSEEDED STAR-SPARK OF CLASS

A RUN TO REMEMBER may run a forward race. ON THE DOT appears to be a problematic horse, may run well. CHAKRAVYUH BHEDEK is impressive in works. DIAMOND SHOWER has been scrubbed in tracks.

CHAKRAVHUY BHEDAK-DIAMOND SHOWER-ON THE DOT

ONE was an easy winner with rider looking back. JUST GREAT is in fine form . SPARK OF GOLD has a try jockey. ATLANTUS is very well prepared & has handicap in favor.

ATLANTUS-ONE-SPARK OF GOLD

SOUTHERN EMPIRE is a champion horse who can win his 16th race. ALEKONA is in top form. GRUEZI has run some good races in Western India. ANGELIQUE was pulled in last run to benefit the winner.

SOUTHERN EMPIRE-ALEKONA-GRUEZI

IN THE ZONE is tracking fast. REBELLIOUS caught the eye in his last run. MANGALYA PRARAMBH has been steadily prepared. ZAFAR has been blazing in tracks, the foreign jockey gives him a decent chance.

ZAFAR-MANGALAYA PRARAMBH-REBELLIOUS

GOOD COMPANION may run on board. BADDA RUPPAIYA is working well. SHISHAM has handicap in favor. SENNA may improve.

SHISHAM-BADDA RUPPAIYA-SENNA

AN EQUAL MUSIC likes to win at the end of the season, has been prepared for the day. ACT SMART is in fine form. BILLY BLACKJACK ran in patches last time. HAWAIIN SUNRISE has come down a lot.

AN EQUAL MUSIC –ACT SMART-HAWAIIN SUNRISE


DAYS BEST=====DESERT REALM


DOUBLE=======FOREVER MARK & SHISHAM


PLACE========BID FOR GLORY, DIAMOND SHOWER & ONE


UPSET========SENNA

STAR WAVE FOR V T VELU MEMORIAL CUP

Thursday, August 7, 2008

BANGALORE RACES

1. Last run of AFFIRMED CROWN needs to be discounted, it had run a better race against CHIMERIQUE. TELEMACCHUS is a failed favorite who may place. ABS FABS is another failed one, she is speedy & the latest gallop was impressive. DARING INSTINCT has been prepared for debut run.

ABS FABS-AFFIRMED CROWN-TELEMACCHUS

2. ZAIOS has run forward races, the gate practice was impressive. EVENING RHAPSODY may be tried, has not run often. ZIGGY STARDUST has a try rider for this owner, may fight out. FLYING JET placed first time in career, is bound to improve.

FLYING JET-ZIGGY STARDUST-ZAOIS

3. ELITE EMPIRE is highly pedigreed, has scope to improve. FIREZONE is well prepared, should improve on debut run. FLAIR QUEEN ran a very good race in better company, can shock this field. LATVIA is a full brother to Pune Derby winner GOBELIN, looks well prepared.

LATVIA-FLAIR QUEEN-FIREZONE

4. SUNNY COLOURS has the jockey who mostly wins over staying distances, this half brother to VIJAY RAJ has a decent chance. BURNING AMBITIONS was given an easy ride last time, the tracks are pleasing. JERSEY ROCK is bred to stay, the handicap appeals. ANGEL FIELD has won over this distance at these weights under this very jockey.

JERSEY ROCK-SUNNY COLOURS-ANGEL FIELD

5. EINSTEIN was a fighting second to WESTERN COMMAND who won again. JERSEY PRIDE is working well, appeals on handicap. RIO BRAVO is a good type horse who looks vastly improved after his last run. DANCING HIGHNESS was a nice start to finish winner, will try the same tactics again. STAR WAVE won going away in excellent timings , has a good turn of foot to swoop & demolish all.

STAR WAVE-DANCING HIGHNESS-JERSEY PRIDE

6. TOP OF THE CLASS is a very good horse for the owner/trainer as it always wins at good odds when not fancied. STYLISH BAY can surprise if ridden well by the rookie. COLONEL DUFF loks in top condition, has a decent chance. RAIDER’S SON is a difficult type of horse, may win now.

COLONEL DUFF-RAIDER’S SON-STYLISH BAY

7. The full sister to celebrated MYSTICAL, MYSTIC DANCER has not run for long, appears to be under prepared. SALSERA is impressive in works, ran well last time. EQUIDAE is a strong hopeful from the trainer’s yard, all have to beat her here. ROYAL AMBER bled last time, the good type horse appears to have recovered, may run well. SUCCEEDING STAR was a good winner who is maintaining form.

EQUIDAE-SUCCEEDING STAR-SALSERA

8. LOGAN’S RUN has been bought down, may shine now like other horses from the trainer’s stables. APPERTINI won well, the jockey will again try to force the issue. OLIVIA VALERE needs more distance. RIVER ISLAND is a problematic horse who has run close to top company, should run a forward race under this second string jockey.

RIVER ISLAND-LOGAN’S RUN-OLIVIA YALERE


DAYS BEST=====STAR WAVE

DOUBLE=======ABS FABS & JERSEY ROCK

PLACE========FLAIR QUEEN, SUNNY COLOURS & SALSERA

UPSET========ROYAL AMBER

FERALIGATOR FOR WELCOME CUP

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

DELHI RACES


1. INSAS is a three year old who is showing lots of speed in tracks, the gate practice was impressive. HELLO DOLLY has pleased in works, needs a bit of distance. YARE is a pure sprinter, has been prepared.


INSAS-YARE

2. VISION REMAINS has a poor jockey, no tracks? FIRST N IMPRESSION is a three year old who is moving well in tracks, should beat this poor lot easily. GOOD IDEA has come down a lot, may run a better race this season.

FIRST N IMPRESSION-GOOD IDEA

3. GALLOPING GOLD MINE was a surprise winner in first run last year, was notable in gates. POWER ZONE appears to be liking the cut showery conditions, the tracks indicate a very keen horse. STROKE OF BRILLIANCE is a shy type who has a poor field to compete against. FIVE STAR has been brought down, he is moving well in works.

GALLOPPING GOLD MINE-STROKE OF BRILLIANCE-POWER ZONE

4. RAINBOW SHINE is pleasing in works. WATER WAVE who likes a longer distance is showing out in morning work. REAL SCOTCH needs a bit of distance, may run a forward race. FERALGATOR has not won for long, the opposition affords him a chance at this handicap.

FERALIGATOR-WATER WAVE

5. FRAUD has been scrubbed in works, the aged gelding runs well in early part of season. DIAMONDS OF ACE has come down a lot. CHARG AWAY is tracking very well. GANDIVA is a speedy type at low weights.

CHARG AWAY-FRAUD-GANDIVA

6. SUDARSHAN CHAKRAM is fit for the fray. EXALTED is another one of the early season types, should run a good race. THE LITTLE MERMAID is showing plenty of keen ness in mornings. MUCH FASTER needs a bit of distance, the tracks are good.

SUDARSHAN CHAKRAM-EXALTED-THE LITTLE MERMAID


DAYS BEST====FIRST N IMPRESSION

DOUBLE======INSAS & SUDARSHAN CHAKRAM

PLACE======= FRAUD & EXALTED


UPSET=======DIAMONDS OF ACE

NORA SHOULD WIN AUGUST HANDICAP

Sunday, August 3, 2008

PUNE RACES


TE QUIERO won start to finish in last run. ARABIAN SPEED is an unreliable type, the owner’s other horse ARABIAN HERO is speedy & to compound the woes of the public the Jodha brothers are riding the two. ARABIAN HERO has the benefit of a run & so does LATEST NEWS.UBBER ALLES is being urged in works.

ARABIAN HERO-UBER ALLES-LATEST NEWS

KING’S TROOP failed as a favorite in last run, it is working well. STARLITE EXPRESS is being scrubbed in tracks, has done nothing so far.FIRE CRACKER has run with a few hopefuls, looks better than stable mate. ZUETINA may run a forward race based on a very ordinary field. STAR SPARKLE may improve on his 4th last week.

KING’S TROOP-STARLITE EXPRESS-STAR SPARKLE

HIGHLAND BOUNTY is a speedy type. ILLUSSIONIST , brother to PILLATUS is tracking well. RECARDO is well bred who can win all the way. DANCE AWAY is working well. NYALA is showing lots of speed in tracks.

ILLUSSIONIST-NYALA-HIGHLAND BOUNTY

SENTINEL had won his last start hard ridden. IKARIA ,sister to AVEC PLAISIER has run with good types in Mumbai. NORA should have won her first start but was given a strange ride by the foreign jockey as owner’s other horse was the fancy, it is blazing the tracks & the pedigree commands respect. TROMOS is better placed at weights, may place here.

NORA-IKARIA-SENTINEL

ROYAL FLASH is working well. BALTHAZAR is very impressive in tracks. NITROUS is a good type who wins start to finish, has a strong rider here. CZAR ALEXANDER was the talk horse of Pune last year who won two starts but later fizzled out over staying distances, he is in fine condition now. MING has a run, the distance may not suite.

CZAR ALEXANDER-NITROUS-BALTHAZAR

PTOLEMY is tracking well. SPARTA is an unreliable type. THUNDERING TAN went down twice as a favorite last year, may do the trick now. PREMIER QUEEN is bred in blue who has been a failure so far.

THUNDERING TAN – PREMIER QUEEN-SPARTA

MONTALVO has the benefit of an easy outing. FLASHING FLAME is working well. STAR OF THE SEASON may spring a surprise as it has been long rested. What a shame about YANA, the winner of Indian Oaks who beat SWEEPING SUCCESS & now has to run in this class. If I am the owner I would go for an easy run at cramped odds; that apart there is no match here. ABSOLUTE REALITY is bound to improve on the last fluent victory.

YANA-ABSOLUTE REALITY-FLASHING FLAME

DAYS BEST=====YANA

DOUBLE========NORA & CZAR ALEXANDER

PLACE=========IKARIA, NITROUS &PREMIER QUEEN

UPSET=========FIRE CRACKER

CAMEO FOR FEATURE EVENT

Saturday, August 2, 2008

PUNE RACES

1. DIPLOMATIC LICENCE is a winner of three races over staying distances. LIGHTENING CAVALARY has a mature rider, the distance is a worry. GOLDEN ORRA is working well, the allowance jockey may take her all the way.

GOLDEN ORRA-LIGHTENING CAVALARY

2. CAMEO is tracking well, looks cut above the field based on his good 3rd in a decent field. ELEMENTTO STYLE was a very impressive winner last time, she is good in tracks. QUAND MEME may do the front running for stable-mate. ITSRACINAFTERALL is a place hopeful. SHODDAN has a speedy pedigree, the mock race should have brought him on.

CAMEO-ELEMENTTO STYLE-SHODDAN

3. FEET OF FLAMES , a winner of two races is showing out in trials, has scope to go to highest class. POCKET ROCKET is a pure sprinter. RAGHUVANSH had run very close to FEET OF FLAME, he is well bred brother of GRUEZI, the tracks are impressive. THUNDERING HOOVES is another speedy hopeful, lacks preparation.

FEET OF FLAMES-RAGHUVANSH-POCKET ROCKET

4. SOLID BLACK is moving well in tracks. KEMPINSKI is being scrubbed in works. CONGRATS is bled in blue, she is showing out in works. LIQUADATOR an imported type could not be trained racing fit in last two seasons, the present tracks are definitely indicative.

LIQUIDATOR-CONGRATS-SOLID BLACK

5. NECTAR JEWEL is a good type who is working well. RED DAWN has been given a couple of gates. FIRE GOD has been braught down, has the benefit of an easy run, has speed to go all the way. DRUIDS GLEN is a bit of problematic horse, the run benefit & low weight give him a chance.

FIRE GOD-DRUID’S GLEN-NECTAR JEWEL

6. OUR EXCELLENCE , the favorite of 2007 PBM Million has been very poorly trained, it should have done much better. He is looking good in works, all will have to catch him. DESERT DUST is working nicely. SPIRITUALL won continuously against mediocre lot in Mumbai, the tracks are very impressive. OYSTER PRINCESS is working well.

OUR EXCELLENCE-DESERT DUST-SPIRITUALL

7. GLOBAL SPIRIT has been very well prepared by the good trainer. KATANIA is half sister to LAVA, is moving well in works. SOLKJAER ( THE HORSE IS OWNED BY MY WIFE) , won a decent wager at the end of the season, has an outside chance in this field of young hopefuls. MUSTANG SALLY was given a poor ride by the same rider last week, he may show better skills now.

KATANIA-GLOBAL SPIRIT-MUSTANG SALLY


DAYS BEST=====CAMEO

DOUBLE=======FEET OF FLAMES & OUR EXCELLENCE

PLACE========RAGHUVANSH, DRUIDS GLEN & DESERT DUST

UPSET========SOLKJAER

ARCHIPENKO FOR BANGALORE SUMMER MILLION

Friday, August 1, 2008

BANGALORE RACES


DESERT RULE showed lack of early speed in last run, he is tracking well, the grand dam had produced Indian Derby winner, maybe he will mature with time. AFFIRMED CROWN was hard ridden last time but failed to get up. SUPER SHA ran a decent 2nd to VIOLET HONEY in winters, in the last run it lost as it veered out, it is pleasing in works. GLORIOUS PRINCESS is always second this season.

SUPER SHA-GLORIOUS PRINCESS-AFFIRMED CROWN

SIMPLY SCINTILLATE has a poor opposition, it has not been given a try run so far. ROYAL ZEN has placed both times. WORD TO WORD had won a hard fought win under this rider earlier in the season, may be tried again. FLYING JET has been bought down to this level, it has a full claimer on top to try runaway tactics.

SIMPLY SCINTILLATE-FLYING JET-WORD TO WORD

MIND ME tracked very well & has been given an initiating run, it impressed in gates. LEOPARDINO may place, he has a very mediocre pedigree. REIGNING MONARCH has arty jockey, the distance suits. ROYAL CHIEF has been shinning in works, the runs are poor, the sire is a big flop, though it appears to have a handicap chance.

MIND ME-ROYAL CHIEF-REIGNING MONARCH

FANTASTIC QUEST appears to be one of the hopeful horse of the Baron MAM, it was a convincing winner in last run, the mock race shows he is in top fettle, the breeding from dam side is not very encouraging. UNDUE flopped after all the hype in his maiden win. ARCHIPENKO quickened & nearly collared FLEETING ARROW, later it ran 2nd in Derby, all have to beat him here. CHIMERIQUE was a comfortable winner, has a quality dam side bloodline, may improve.

ARCHIPENKO-FANTASTIC QUEST-UNDUE

WESTERN COMMAND is looking for a hat trick, the handicap sucks. JET FIRE is maintaining form. ROYAL AMBASSADOR is tracking OK ,the present form is not good. SWIFT FIRE won going away, will try to repeat.

JET FIRE-SWIFT FIRE-WESTERN COMMAND

REGAL RANSOM is another one today who has a prospect of hat-trick, it had won in good style in decent timings. AGGASITZ has not been tried by the canny & illusive connections so far who only try horses at longish odds, the distance suits. FLY FREE showed a good turn of foot in winning at good odds, may repeat as distance should be no problem. STAR SPEED was lucky to win last time, the breeding is not for staying trips.

AGGASITZ-FLY FREE-REGAL RANSOM

FREE MASON is tracking very well. JERSEY POWER may be tried by the foreign based owners. STAR NEWS was given a feeble ride may run true now. SUNNY CONNEXION has been waited with for long, can upset. GIRL NEXT DOOR is pleasing in works.

FREE MASON-JERSEY POWER-GIRL NEXT DOOR


DAYS BEST=======ARCHIPENKO

DOUBLE=========SUPER SHA & MIND ME

PLACE===========ROYAL CHIEF, FANTASTIC QUEST & FLY FREE

UPSET===========SUNNY CONECTION

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