1. MOTHERLAND is bred for speed and won in maiden outing which is a harbinger for more wins in future, is looking far improved in tracks. RIOT OF COLOURS was a good winner who has the allowance rider repeating. AME was late to catch up with the front group, has to be considered with the good rider. AURORA AUSTRALIS has come to hand with last run and is tracking well, rookie may help.
RIOT OF COLOURS(3)/ AURORA AUSTRALIS(6)-PLACE.
2. ALTUS is speedy and can run well on demotion to this class. ART DECO ran below par as a favorite in last run, has a rider switch and is being scrubbed in tracks. FABIO is fast one who is impressive in tracks, may need a run. SPEAR OF TRIUM win thrice last Pune season, has capability to upset anyday.
SPEAR OF TRIUM(6)/ ALTUS(1)-PLACE.
3. DUBROVNIK ran a very peculiar loosing race at odds on , may have taken a dive as often happens with this trainer’s lot, still the horse is going to be offered similar odds todat as the field is ordinary and the horse is looking in forward condition in tracks. FIRE BOLT had run a couple of lengths behind the first named earlier and may try to place. FRWARD THRUST has bad gate habits and is ordinary type. ASTARA is from a speedy sire who had reeled off 5 wins as a 2 year old, the horse looks in fine condition from tracks. WINTER RENNAISSANCE has been nicely prepared, pedigree is nothing much to write about.
FIRE BOLT(2)/ ASTARA(5)-PLACE.
4. GLORIOUS HYMN runs on demotion with a good rider.DAYREAMER has been tracked, is from an ordinary mare.SAMURAI had run a forward race against DIBABA, can do well.The crooked mind trainer tried to steal the race with SANSA at longer odds in last run but was done in by the camera, the horse had run 24 lengths behind in earlier run, let us see if the filly runs the same way again as she may be favored by the bookies. AVAKRAZ can win if he jumps well. SHIVALIK PRINCESS was given a pulled ride last time.
5. BRAHAMCHARI has been waited with, can deliver if tried. CONGRESSIONAL is bound to be favored by most for the good 2nd to DANCING PRANCES last time, added distance will suit.The dilemma is that the stable mate CONGRESSIONAL is a sitter to me on handicap and has pleased in tracks.
6. ABU AL BUKHOOSH stands out on performance and was a suggestive finisher in last run, trainer is a dilemma, can win on a try. GALTERO has a chance to get into money here. QUIXOTIC has been trained and ran a fair run in mock, pedigree is weak. FIRENZE is a nice bred who may need a run. JE SEUS is from a well performed sire but the dam is unimpressive, the filly has been in tracks for long, needs a run.
ABU AL BUKHOOSH(1)-WIN
JE SEUS(9)/ GALTERO(5)-PLACE.
7. UNFORGETTABLE YOU won as a good type finishing on from way behind, has matured further and may be able to defy the penalty. FROSTY won the Sept Handicap with a resolute finish, maintains form. CENTAURUS was a strong finisher who has a try rookie, is placed at an appealing handicap. SHIVALIK ROSE is working impressively and has a good rider.
FROSTY(2)/ UNFORGETTABLE YOU(1)-PLACE.
8. VISTANA is down in class, has weights to carry under a not so good rider. CEZZANE was a fast finisher who has tracked on spiritedly since the run. SHANIA is speedy, impressed in gates. HUNT FOR HEADS is down in scales, may improve. SINDBAAD lost after shaping up well at the distance post. DAZZLING DANCER has form and low weights.
DAZZLING DANCER(9)/ SINDBAAD(8)-PLACE.