1. After the fine hat trick of wins on three favorites, C Rajendra rides TIME FLIES who is looking good in tracks. The winning sequence is likely to continue for him as the opposition is not much to talk about. AETIUS is half brother to FLY BY WIRE and is likely to run a forward race. SWEET TIMER has a speedy sire but a poor jockey. BEST TIME has done nothing so far, has a chance to live upto the pedigree. SUNDAY BEST is by a very speedy mare.
TIME FLIES-AETIUS-BEST TIME
2. ISINBAYEVA has the credentials but the negatives are the distance, the load and a fattish jockey. NEW PASTURES has won two staying races in his career. GRACIAN is thereabouts in his runs. TRACK WONDER ran a faraway 2nd and may finally get to win first time.
TRACK WONDER-ISINBAYEVA-NEW PASTURES
3. VIRTUOSO got beaten in the last stride. He has run some forward races in winters and should be able to pull off the win. MOJO has a lot to do despite the able jockey. APPOLONAIRE has been given a couple of gates and looks to fight it out. BRIGADE’S PASSION has a positive rider switch, the half brother to black type speedy BLUE HARE has been showing out in tracks.
4. CIELO REY was a runaway winner in winters, the horse ran a pathetic race in the million in a demanding field hence should find it very tough to concede weight here.. OBAN was a late finisher who may run well again. SOCIAL CLIMBER has the handicap in favor, the distance is a worry. SPARK OF REVERENCE was a winner all the way as a favorite in last run, has been kept keen thereafter. DUKE OF WINDSOR has been prepared, the jockey is an issue as he is most unreliable. If ON then this brother to good type ASTREA has a good chance.
DUKE OF WINDSOR-SPARK OF REVERENCE-CIELO REY
5. LUNAR LUST won well, has to handle the handicap, the tracks are good. JOIN THE PARTY is a good type , the last run win without any preparation needs to be kept in mind. PERFECT ANALYSIS has been prepared after the last place effort. MAN UNITED ran 2nd despite going lame, the rookie has a task on hand. MUSIC FOREVER was a no show horse in last run, can not expect this one belonging to shady stable to reverse the form so fast.
PERFECT ANALYSIS-MAN UNITED-LUNAR LUST
6. FOREST FLAIR has run some very fast races in Mumbai, the handicap is favorable and the preparation strong. SIX SHOOTER is the one who is by a very speedy mare, the last win was classy. CLASSIC CHARGE and RICH REWARD are also speedy types who may throw challenge to the fancied pair.
FOREST FLAIR-SIX SHOOTER
7. CONCEPTUAL is a repeat candidate as he is in top form, the handicap is very stiff.. ACRIDIAN is very well bred and he is shining in tracks. THE LAST SAMMURAI was a game 2nd who likes to run competitively at this distance. SUNNY GOLD won the last race without being fancied by the connections, looks likely to improve. CORBETT is the only youngster here who is kept in fine trim, the trip is well within reach of this son of CHILLIANDRINA who was a game stayer.
ACRIDIAN-CORBETT-THE LAST SAMMURAI
8. SEMPER EADEM from Mumbai has been prepared, he won his only start friendless and now he has to tackle the weight issue in a new environment. ALL RISE may run on board. CHESTERFORD TOUCH is impressive in tracks. AMAZER has the distinct advantage of weight and has been prepared very well.
AMAZER-SEMPER EADEM-CHESTERFORD TOUCH
DOUBLE=======TIME FLIES and FOREST FLAIR
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