1. CHURCHILL had finished on late and should be interested today in the weak field. HIGH PROFILE has been training on tracks for months, may have improved. NOBLE PRINCESS ran an encouraging race but has a work jockey now. SHOOT OUT , is a winner of 3 races,has not been sighted on any track, may have been prepared discretely, had run a forward race in last outing.
SHOOT OUT (11)-WIN
2. KING SMILE has impressed in gates and appears to be fit, had bled as a firm favorite. AMAZING KHODAL had run a fine 3rd to HIDDEN HERO earlier. GOLDEN FRIEND has a rider switch. ACTIVE GREY has placed both times, can do so again. RICHIE RICH looks improved in tracks.
KING SMILE (1)-WIN
RICHIE RICH(10)/AMAZING KHODAL(5)-PLACE.
3. MR CARPE was nicely prepared and given a run, has a good rider now. AMAZING CONNECTION may run well on demotion.TULIP has a rider switch for a try. MISS INTERNATIONAL is looking for form, is down a lot in scales.
TULIP(5)/ AMAZING CONNECTION(2)-PLACE
4. FIND is full brother to MILLROSE and can run a forward race. TAX FREE ran a fine forward race and has a better rider now. CAPE CROSS stands out on her earlier runs, last run as a favorite has to be taken with a pinch of salt, latest tracks are good. CARINOSA should be the main challenger , is looking improved. MAHOGANY has come up well since last run and will be in contention.
CARINOSA(7)/ TAX FREE(5)-PLACE.
5. CALICO JACK pulled off a pleasing gamble in last run, faces youngsters now. DUKE OF CLARENCE is a failed favorite who has tracked fit and has decent looks about him. SHAN BEN AARI won hard ridden, will look to repeat.GOLDEN BOW races after long , has low weights.
DUKE OF CLARENCE(6)-WIN
GOLDEN BOW(12)/ SHAN BEN AARI(8)-PLACE
6. TOP SPOT ran well under the ordinary rider in higher class, can upset. SIR MAJESTIC ran a fine 2nd to SANS PEUR who won again, is tracking impressively. KING JULIEN is the oldie who is showing out with smart tracks. GOOD FORTUNE is a good type who last narrowly and is in fine fettle. TPR STRIKER has a good rider after a fine win, handicap is stiff.
TOP SPOT(1)/ KING JULIEN(5)-PLACE
7. ELEGANT STAR is in top form. EL MATADOR has a weak rider for some reason, can place. SHIVALIK GIRL was a forward runner who has a fine chance in this field. AIR DANCER is down in scales. LEPTIS MAGNA can deliver in this class, tracks are OK.
LEPTIS MAGNA(11)/ ELEGANT STAR(3)-PLACE.
8. EMPERADOR is tracking well. SANG ROYAL races after long, is top bred though. EPHIALITIES is being waited with. OPENING ACT has a good rider, looks a winner from tracks.
OPENING ACT(9)/SANG ROYAL(5)-PLACE
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