1 BLACK BEAN was a forward runner in L TIKATI s win, ignore last easy run, has been worked. MIRACLE OF MERCY will try to utilize the rookies allowance, last run was good. SPEAR OF TRIUM was backed in last run, can speed up. BIG BANG was kept handy, can upset on genuine try. PURE BLISS is a failed favorite with a rider switch. WAR PRINCESS from a very weak trainer has come down a lot and is working speedily.
WAR PRINCESS/ MIRACLE OF MERCY-PLACE.
2. UKULELE named after the famous jazz band is a speedy one with a rookie. IRRIDESCENCE has been prepared for a couple of months, remains a suspect. STAR PRINCE has aged legs , handicap favors. ADMINISTRATE has been showing out with smart works, appears to have come to hand, rider needs luck to win. ROCKING was late to finish on, has the best rider now. STAR BUILDER was a good forward runner who has a chance.
3. CONGRESSIONAL and RULE DOWN UNDER have beaten each other before, the former has a weak rider. POLYDENCES was packed from the stables in last run, is showing out in the morning trials, may be given a run again. SIMPLY SWEET has low weights and has been sharpened up nicely in tracks.
RULE DOWN UNDER-WIN
4. BOLD APPEAL ran an improved 5th in PBMM, has been impressively tracked, looks good on paper, pedigree is very suspect from the distaff side. THE WAY I AM is from a promising sire and is bound to improve with the rider switch. CARMA is a failed favorite from the top sire, extra yards should suit.
THE WAY I AM-PLACE.
5. TROPPA BELLA fizzled out in last run, has top weight as a barrier. LOGANO may be tried, was perhaps pulled in last run, has a handicap chance.. WAR MACHINE has been tracked nicely, should improve now. ACT OF VALOUR was a late finisher who has the rider repeating. FAJR can run a good forward race.
WAR MACHINE/ ACT OF VALOUR -PLACE.
6. ALAINDAIR has class to beat the field, maintains form. SHIVALIK SHOWERS won warding off, has a slight penalty in scales. TATIANA has better scales today, rider rarely wins in graded races. LA FEMME FLEUR is on the up and maintains forward form.
7. ZANA is a top bred who will look to finish on for repeat. QUANDO QUANDO is due for a win, ignore last run. MAGIC VISION shaped as a winner at furlong post and was beaten , may do well. COOL RUNNINGS has low weights.
ZANA/ MAGIC VISION-PLACE.
8. ADVANCE TO CONTACT , a term used in Army maneuvers, has the rider and has been scrubbed in works. PRAELECTOR has run below par in last few races. MELINDA was beaten by a far superior APACHE, may redeem failure. ZURICH was a close 3rd who looks a tryer. TAHRIR was slow off, came in wide , is in with a chance now.