1. MARMARIS , REFUSE TO BEND & RAVE ON all won their last starts respectively and have a reasonable chance to repeat. RAVE ON appeals more because of the top trainer for older horses & the handicap. SOCORORO has been a failure so far.
RAVE ON MARMARIS-REFUSE TO BEND
2. RING BEARER has the services of the foreign jockey again. MELBA ran on well last time. RAGING CHENAB flopped as a favorite. LATEST NEWS has been a money spinner for the owner this season.
MELBA-RING BEARER-LATEST NEWS
3. APPRETIATE showed good speed in a field of four year olds, the stronger jockey will try to repeat. GENERALLISSIMO is down a class, can win any day. RUBY ROCKET was a good 2nd, will try to win. CRESPO may surprise.
4. HIGHLAND CROWN has been brought on in works by the top trainer for juveniles. The breeding is good & the half brother to DIEGO RIVIERA can make a winning debut. WESTERN CHALLENGE had come from way behind, this Razeen filly will fight it out. SECRET GLORY has raced with top juveniles, may surprise. VANTAGE is working very well, the rider is weak.
HIGHLAND CROWN-WESTERN CHALLENGE-SECRET GLORY
5. BLUE RAY has been prepared well. INDIAN SUMMER is by the speedy sire, the tracks are good. SPITZ ran a good race, the tracks are fast. RIYASAT has been on tracks, the longish break is to be considered as a set back.
6. TAANUSH is in good form. LIVORNO ran poorly in Oaks. PERSONIFIED was a comfortable winner who should repeat.
7. SOUTHERN EMPIRE needs to be backed today as the last run may be questionable. GRUEZI is maintaining form to challenge the champion again. SPINOZA was a fighting winner who is improved. MAGIC TOUCH is a game stayer.
SOUTHERN EMPIRE-GRUEZI-MAGIC TOUCH
8. WILD VEGAS has come down the scales. ROMAN BEAUTY is good in tracks, can repeat. SIROCO was a comfortable winner who should try to repeat. ARABIAN PRIDE has been inconsistent.
SIROCO-ROMAN BEAUTY-ARABIAN PRIDE
9. CAN CAN has run close to better horses in Pune, can beat this lot. LAND LORD is tracking fast. FULL THROTTLE has been inconsistent, may surprise. VARUN is at a tidy handicap.
CAN CAN-FULL THROTLE-LAND LORD
Posted by Sarat Sharma at 12:18 PM