SKY TRAIN FOR NARASIMHARAJA TROPHY

Saturday, January 30, 2010

BANGALORE RACES


1. A race for horses lacking credentials to win. GIVE ME THE MONEY is still a maiden who is tracking well. BLACK SPLENDOUR is a winner of four races. GARA FLUID has the most sincere jockey and she is winner of three races. BEAUTY is another maiden who belongs to a trainer who saves feed money by not exercising his animals. CHAR CHAND has been given runs for reducing handicap.

BLACK SPLENDOUR-GARA FLUID-CHAR CHAND

2. STELLAR AFFAIR is in racing form and has an allowance jockey. WYNN is very well bred who starts racing now. ENDURING SPEED has put in some good tracks under this very rider. SWEET TIMER can run on board.

ENDURING SPEED-STELLAT AFFAIR-WYNN

3. SKY TRAIN was the most impressive winner who is catching the eye in tracks. AIRPLAY is a very well got abroad by a mare who is the first one from RED RANSOM to be imported, the tracks are impressive. ELITE LAND was pulled as a favorite. CAMMORA is from a black type mare and has the present top sire as the broodmare sire, can run for money despite the average sire.

SKY TRAIN-AIRPLAY

4. AMIABLE LADY looks tough on handicap. SUNNY SPELL is in fine form and has a jockey switch which may result better. MISSY MOONLIGHT has scope to improve. JOHN BOLT is showing speed in works, may go all the way. APPROACH may have been given an easy run last time.

JOHN BOLT-SUNNY SPELL-AMIABLE LADY

5. ALACRITY shows lots of speed in tracks but has not delivered as expected so far, should win if the odds don’t drift as the trainer is known for bad performance of favorites. READY TO MINGLE is in winning form. SUPERB STYLE showed much improvement and defied the handicap in last win. CLASSIC CHARGE from the same trainer looks much better on handicap, has tracked well with this rider.

ALACRITY- CLASSIC CHARGE- SUPERB STYLE

6. ADVANTAGE LOGAN is a much improved horse and may be getting the hat trick. ALPHA BABY has to defy the penalty after the surprise win. KINGDOM OF DREAMS is a failed favorite, may run well if the previous us favorite of trainer delivers. CALYPSO STAR went all the way, has class and the rider to go the added distance even on promotion.

ADVANTAGE LOGAN-KINGDOM OF DREAMS- CALYPSO STAR

7. CAYENNE is definitely the horse to beat in this class based on last years performance. TICKET TO RIDE is showing out in works after the last win. NOX has a competitive chance having run close to some of the fancied ones here before. DREAM PARK has to fight out, can run well at low weights with the top jockey.

CAYENNE-DREAM PARK-TICKET TO RIDE

8. GOOD COMPANION is the only ride of this useful rider. DARK HORSE drifted in odds as is the habit with most runners of the trainer, yet he ran a decent race. RED SHIOFT had run well last winters, has tracked well. BADA RUPPAIYA has come down a lot.

BADA RUPPAIYA-RED SHIFT-DARK HORSE

DAYS BEST====SKY TRAIN

DOUBLE=====ALACRITY X CAYENNE

BLUE LAGOON FOR GLOBAL STUD FARM CUP

Friday, January 29, 2010

DELHI RACES


1. DIVINE THUNDER was kept on the rails and prevented from winning against the favorite DAYTONA BEAUTY, may be on purpose, has a chance to score with the better jockey. MOJO is working well. STRIKE IRT RICH has been very well prepared and this one had won his last start in Pune. DAZZLING LIGHT was a bit late in catching up with BISMARK, remains in contention. FIORELLA has been meticulously trained by the new trainer, he is waiting for his first win, may be tried. LIGHTNING PASSION has tracked well.

DIVINE THUNDER-DAZZLING LIGHT-FIORELLA

2. DANCING BEAUTY has a positive rider switch since the jockey in last run woke up a bit late and allowed the winning horse to reach the winning post. BREAKING MOULD has a good chance to place as he had run ahead in race 123 when the favorite was blatantly pulled. ASHWA PRERNA is reasonably well bred for Delhi standards and may run well at low weights. DANCING BABE is the stable-mate who has a chance to do well.

DANCING BEAUTY-BREAKING MOULD-ASHWA PRERNA

3. SUNEHRA PARINDA has been poorly trained this season. DUTCH ART has to beat the handicap to win now. SUCCESSFUL DREAM is at an ideal handicap. SKYROS can run a good race even on promotion. An avoidable event.

SUCCESSFUL DREAM-DUTCH ART-SKYROS

4. REAL SCOTCH goes over the ideal distance. PALADIN has a try jockey. RISING PRINCESS is a failed favorite, has a poor jockey over an extended trip. ASHWA PRAYAG has matured after his Pune stint where he ran with better types. BEACH RAIN may show some improvement.

ASHWA PRAYAG-REAL SCOTCH-PALADIN

5. THE ROCK was the local champion last year who appears to be out of form at present. BLUE LAGOON is in very good form to beat the handicap. TAKE A CHANCE can run well over this trip. VAGABOND looks too good on comparison with BLUE LAGOON, may go all the way with the allowance jockey.

BLUE LAGOON-THE ROCK- VAGABOND

6. FLYBY has a rider switch, has plenty of speed. RESILIENCE is a failed favorite. YARE has come down to the winning mark and can surprise. ASHWA PAYALIA nods this run. PAINTED BOY has come down in scales.

FLYBY-YARE-PAINTED BOY

7. QUAND MEME has initial speed. BURSTIC BRAVE has a decent chance being from the younger lot. BERYL has to fight to place again. SHAITAN is waiting to create mischief.

SHAITAN-BRUSTIC BRAVE-QUAND MEME


DAYS BEST====ASHWA PRAYAG

DOUBLE======DANCING BEAUTY X FLYBY

GOLDEN HEART FOR THE DEEPAK TROPHY

Thursday, January 28, 2010

MUMBAI RACES


From the entries for the races today it appears that the big guns are not likely to be firing and the second string and other trainers should be vying to pick up a few races.

1. A minefield of a race with many contenders in with a chance. DANGEROUS BELLE has a positive rider switch after the close run for place. NYMPH has been tried many times with foreign riders, now the local lad may get a better response. SECRET MAGIC had run a faraway 2nd to MANEGE at Pune, has age on side. BLAU HIMMEL has placed with this rider but had a poor run later. NONIOS has been given tracks and should run well with try jockey for a small time trainer. IJLAL has the best jockey and age on his side, has yet to be under the stick. CHOPASNI ran a good race despite a slow get off. TRY YOUR LUCK was in betting order but raced in the rear for unknown reasons, has capability to win at these weights.

IJLAL-CHOASNI-SECRET MAGIC

2. CALLING THE SHOTS was an encouraging 3rd in youngsters company. ROSE BOWL had a good run and is tracking well. GOT TO GO is working well and goes over the pet distance. BELLIGERENT won well and has to see off the penalty.

ROSE BOWL-GOT TO GO-CALLING THE SHOTS

3. OCEAN OF FAITH has a tough task to win despite having the most successful team. DELPHI is half sister to BLAZING SPECTACLE and appears forward from the gates. GOLDEN HEART should benefit from the runs and the positive rider switch. VIA CHASELLAS needs more distance to win.

GOLDEN HEART-DELPHI-VIA CHASELLAS

4. MISCHEVIOUS TROT has good form and a good jockey. CLASSIC STAR has come down in handicap, can go all the way. ALGORITHMS may find the trip a bit long. CATALYST belongs to a trainer whose horses don’t run to form , may surprise. ALEXUS won well after a longish break and has chance to repeat.

ALEXUS-CLASSIC STAR- MISCHEVIOUS TROT

5. BLAZING SPECTACLE had been given kilos and beating by ESTEVEZ in earlier clash. ESTEVEZ has been given some ordinary rides, has the best credentials if ridden to win from the front. SOOPHIE is a good sprinter who has been kept on a leash so far. WILD TORRANADO is running very encouragingly. SCENIC SILVER has the worst jockey but can run well on its own.

ESTEVEZ-SOOPHIE-WILD TORRANADO

6. RIVER PRIDE has a load to carry, failed to get going last time. WHITE KNIGHT is a well bred who appears to have come to hand. GREEN SIGNAL has a poor jockey. ARIANE and SACRED RELIC were both finishing on in last attempt and have to be fighting out again. ASHRIDGE has the jockey to get the well bred going.

SACRED RELIC-ARIANE-ASHRIDGE

7. WALKING TALL is capable of winning any day, he is just about there in most runs. RAN BANKA has been waited with for a coup at good odds. SECRET TALK can place under the try jockey. PARIS HILTON is tracking well. ONUS PROBUNDI is a sitter at handicap, needs the signal at this trip.

ONUS PEOBUNDI-SECRET TALK-RAN BAKA

DAYS BEST=====ROSE BOWL

DOUBLE=======ALEXUS X ESTEVEZ

RED DAWN FOR OCTAGONAL TROPHY

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

MYSORE RACES


1. STAR BLUE ran below par in last run, waiting for a coup. NANO BLUE is bound to be in the fray with this jockey. STAR OF PARADISE has been worked, is down in scales, belongs to a betting stable. WELLINGTON will run under sufferance to earn whatsoever before retirement.

STAR OF PARADISE-NANO BLUE-WELLINGTON

2. AMAZON may have been given soft runs by the previous stable jockey. MONEY WITH CHARM is down in class. RECORD TIME is tracking well after last win. ROMANTIC DESIGN should now deliver after the good run.

ROMANTIC DESIGN-AMAZON-RECORD TIME

3. AWESOME FIGHTER is at a suitable handicap to go all the way . STORNOWAY will be tried again after the last win. REGAL IMAGE has a poor jockey. WAY TO WEALTH is in fine form. WITCH DOCTOR may run well at this distance.

WAY TO WEALTH-WITCH DOCTOR-STORNOWAY

4. LOOK ALIKE has not run for wrong, is at a good handicap. ARTISTIC WAY should be running for money again. BEE FOR YOU should be exploited with the handicap jockey, he is working well. ALL ROUND won well and will be tried at the pet distance once more.

ALL ROUND-BEE FOR YOU-ARTISITC WAY

5. MARATHA CONQUEROR has been given enough runs, should earn now. TIME IS PRECIOUS has a poor jockey. I WANNA FLY comes into reckoning based on last run. NEW PASTURES has a try jockey at low weights.

I WANNA FLY-MARATHA CONQUEROR- TIME IS PRECIOUS

6. ALINSKI showed good form in last win. SPECIAL FORCE is being tracked and has a strong rider. RED DAWN is due for a win. HAWAIIN SUNRISE is waiting for the signal from the connections. TINA’S TRIUMPH may run well in this class, the trainer is scheming type and unreliable.

RED DAWN-SPECIAL FORCE-ALINSKI

7. HIDDEN PLEASURES is waiting for the word. KALIYUG RAJA is a mulish horse, may run well. VICTORY QUEEN is speedy and will be tried. KING ADLER looks good here after the last run.

KING ADLER-VICTORY QUEEN-HIDDEN PLEASURES

8. SANDOKAN is bound to be in the fray as the tracks are good. DUCH AIR won well. GOLD GRID has a good jockey and is working fine. BULLISH LUCK may run well after the last try effort. MISSIZIPPY is the youngster here with a good jockey. ROYAL VIEW is due to surprise. VEDA PRIYA has the handicap to beat.

MISSIZIPPY-ROYAL VIEW-SANDOKAN

DAYS BEST====KING ADLER

DOUBLE======ROMANTIC DESIGN X MISSIZIPPY

BECKET FOR BANGALORE DERBY

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

BANGALORE RACES


1. VOICE OF INDIA has a stronger rider to build on last effort, the horse is the only winner in this class so far. VODOO MOON won well and then was given a soft ride by the suspended rider. SPARKLING ADVENTURE went all the way and beat the poorly ridden MAN UNITED, the later went on to win but got disqualified, yet has been penalized by the handicapper.

VOICE OF INDIA-MAN UNITED-VOODO MOON

2. LEON CAVALLO is looking for a difficult hat trick. ALL MY COLOURS is tracking well, needs a bit more distance. GREENS has been tracked very often, very contrary to track shy trainer, the horse has run with better types and is capable of winning, the doubts are on the intent. CASPIAN SEA has been given easy runs so far, looks like to be under the stick for a fight now. MAC is an aged horse who has won twice under this rider at good odds before.

GREENS-CASPIAN SEA-ALL MY COLOURS

3. IMMENSE impressed in gates. AMERICUS is well bred and has the best jockey. TEMPUS FUGIT is the best in tracks but belongs to a dubious trainer, should run well. COULOR ROUGE is bred for speed and may run well. AWARDING ran green in last effort, the tracks are good. CHERELLE should be useful over a trip.

AWARDING-TEMPUS FUGIT-COULOR ROUGE

4. PEACEMAKER was given a suspicious ride as a favorite. BOLZANO is impressive in works. DEFIANCE is bound to do well after the try effort in last run. GOLDEN DIXIE has put in attractive tracks, may run well. SARATOGA was given a poor ride in last run, the handicap appeals.

DEFIANCE-SARATOGA-PACEMAKER

5. SWEEPING SURPRISE has come to hand and looks in good condition. TOMSK is bound to be in the fray after the catchy run. KYLES OF BUTE has form to go by. SPARK OF GOLD is at lower weights. CIELO REY is the youngster here who has won well in lower class.

TOMSK-SWEEPING SURPRISE-CIELO REY

6. CASSANDRA has weights to carry over the trip. RAPTOR FORCE won all the way and will improve. PORTOBELLO has weights in favor, may find the trip difficult. SPARK OF REVERENCE is tracking well.

PORTOBELLO-RAPTOR FORCE-SPARK OF REVERENCE

7. FLEET INDIAN could not stay the trip in last effort, looks very tough here. CABRIOLET may deliver if ridden in check as he is not staying well. BECKET is working tremendously and has hype of going for the Indian derby after winning now. YOURE SO BEAUTIFUL ran a fighting race in Oaks, the rider is due for top glory.

BECKET-YOURE SO BEAUTIFUL-CABRIOLET

8. RUMOUR PROOF showed much improvement in last win. SON OF THE SON had won a maiden with this rider. PARTY TONITE beat a mediocre field. IRISH MINT is very well bred and has weight advantage.

IRISH MINT-SON OF THE SON-RUMOUR PROOF

9. SPRING A SURPRISE should have won long ago but for the manipulative connections. MYSTERE is tracking well. MAGNIFIQUE is in fine form. SWEET SURRENDER has a positive rider switch after getting on board for first time. CAMELOT is a well bred who is showing out.

SPRING A SURPRISE-CAMELOT-SWEET SURRENDER


DAYS BEST====BECKET

DOUBLE======GREENS X IRISH MINT

SOLID ROCK FOR GALLOPING ACRES STUD CUP

Monday, January 25, 2010

DELHI RACES


1. PERSIAN POWER-STAR SPARKLE

2. LA ROSE-ASHWA PRAGYA-BEACON LIGHT


3. SOLID GOLD-MAUHTARMA-LILY

4. KOHINOOR EMPIRE-INVISIBLE FORCE-SARIR


5. RAPID FIRE-JUST LIKE A WOMAN-TRUSTED FRIEND

6. ASHWA SHAURYA-REAL SCOTCH-PALADIN


7. DOON BOY-REAL STRONG-JEWEL STAR
8.

DAYS BEST===SOLID ROCK

DOUBLE=====ASHWA SHAURYA X DOON BOY

JACQUELINE FOR INDIAN OAKS

Sunday, January 24, 2010

MUMBAI RACES


1. COURAGE UNDER FIRE is down a class, should be considered as this combination of jockey / owner have clicked and the horse has a chance in the older lot. FLO NIGHTINGALE has been tracking and running a bit forward. VICEROY is an aged horse who is down in handicap. KIMAYA should be tried after the couple of easy runs.

COURAGE UNDER FIRE-KIMAYA-FLO NIGHTINGALE

2. ICON is a speedy type who is working well. MONEY BAGS is half brother to speedy TALISKER and is working well. OCEAN WARRIOR has a suspect pedigree, elders have been flops mostly, tracks are fine. ORDAINED ONE is catching the eye in tracks , breeding is good. SUN GLORY was an easy runner in the opener.

ORDAINED ONE-SUN GLORY -ICON

3. NOBLE GLORY is showing out in tracks. ROESTI has been systematically prepared over the last couple of months, the dam has given some good types. HEARTS ON FIRE is bred for speed, though the sire is known for throwing out foals which mature late, the last run was suggestive.

HEARTS ON FIRE-ROESTI

4. NORA could not collar HIGHLAND CROWN, needs to be given another chance. STAR PRESENTATION has been extensively tracked and may deliver. SWAHILI won all the way in what appeared to be a made up race, looks tough here.

STAR PRESENTATION-NORA

5. BLACK RAINBOW is in good form and has the top rider. RED TABASCO was a good runner who is bound to improve. DEMONSTRATOR has an outside chance as the fly in jockey is world known for his skills. KALINGA STAR may try to get on board with a try jockey.

BLACK RAINBOW-RED TABASCO-DEMONSTRATOR

6. SLIKKIT has the weights against her. PILLATUS has worked well, the horse is a capable one. STAR ATTRACTION was a big disappointment in last run, may have been a deliberate effort by the scheming connections. FOREVER YOUNG is at a tidy handicap and with a good jockey.

STAR ATTRACTION-FOREVER YOUNG

7. AMAZING RAY has an outside chance. ASTRAL FLASH has been very well prepared and should relish the trip. JACQUELINE has to beat the stalemate, trip is tough for this brilliant filly. MYSTIC QUEST has run some fair races.

JACQUELINE-ASTRAL FLASH-AMAZING RAY

8. ORADA ran improved last time, may place. OPPURTUNITY is speedy , should be involved. HICKORY has a positive ride switch, ran fairly well when tried. RAVE ON has a chance to break away at these weights.

RAVE ON-HICKORY-OPPURTUNITY

9. SEA STAR may need the run after the set back. SUPER KING has a decent rider if tried. ILLUMINATE has a chance with step up in distance. JHALSA was an impressive runner in mocks, should be vying to win.

JALSA-ILLUMINATE-SUPER KING

10. DOUBLE DELITE got bumped as a favorite, can win now. TOMMY CARMICHAEL is bound to be tried after the last win. WELLS FARGO is tracking well. BRAVE GUN is at a low weight.

DOUBLE DELITE-BRAVE GUN-TOMMY CARMICHAEL


DAYS BEST===HEARTS ON FIRE

DOUBLE=====BLACK RAINBOW X STAR ATTRACTION

BOURBON BAY FOR KARNATAKA TROPHY

Saturday, January 23, 2010

BANGALORE RACES


1. BRAAVO ran green in initial run, looks improved and should run well. DELIGHT OF ASIA has been tracking well, has a good rider. GAME OF LOVE ran a fine 2nd and should be fighting out. SOVIET MELODY is from a speedy dam. DUTCHESS OF YORK is by the sprinters cup winner, looks short in preparation. RICH RADIANT is half brother to AUTONOMY, the sire is yet to impress with his first crop.

BRAAVO-GAME OF LOVE-DELIGHT OF ASIA

2. HURRICANE BOLT is speedy, may be tried. AMAR PREM has a better jockey now. AHIRA is working well, has come down. SPARK OF BRONTE was given an easy ride, the present rider is very ordinary. SPECIAL CHARM has been given runs, can win at this weight.

SPECIAL CHARM-SPARK OF BRONTE -AMAR PREM

3. MISSONI is conceding weight after a hard fought win. LOVE ALL is showing out in gates, can run well. COUNT ROYAL is full brother to DOI MOI, the tracks are good. GOLDEN QUEST is a failed favorite, may be by intent, needs to be considered here as she is very well bred. SALONI was a fighting 2nd and should be putting it across now.

SALONI-GOLDEN QUEST-MISSONI

4. AETIUS has an ordinary rider who doesn’t win. CHESTERFORD TOUCH has been given runs, can run well, the trainer is very sly type. OCEAN CRUISE may be tried. SPREAD A SMILE has a chance to place. DAZLLING HONOUR can place.

CHESTERFORD TOUCH-SPREAD A SMILE-DAZZLING HONOUR

5. TANZANITE has run with classic hopefuls, has a decent chance here. SUPERB STYLE won under the stick due to a superior rider, has a tough ask now. SPARK OF SOLITAIRE could not peg back the winner in last run, has a fighting chance with edge in handicap. STILL WILL is much improved, can show out.

SPARK OF SOLITAIRE-SUPERB STYLE-TANZANITE

6. BLINK needs a bit of distance, has a handicap chance. SALSERA is getting into form. MIGHTY HEART ran below expectations, needs to be reconsidered. TALK OF THE DEVIL is working well. BASTIAN BAY has a good chance to win, only if fully on job.

BASTIAN BAY-MIGHTY HEART-TALK OF THE DEVIL

7. ZANZARA has slid down in ratings, can be considered in this class. SIMPLY DANGEROUS was a non try 2nd, should be tried now. DAMGOOD is erratic type. THUMPING VICTORY won easily and must be considered both ways again.

ZANZARA-THUMPING VICTORY-SIMPLY DANGEROUS

8. RED STONE belongs to a very ill reputed trainer, has a top jockey to finally be sincerely tried. TOPKAPI has been a failure with the good trainer. SUPER SPEAR is bound to show improvement after the last fighting win, has a top jockey now. HOTTEN HAPPENING should run well at this distance. PERSIAN PRINCESS looks one paced.

RED STONE-SUPER SPEAR-HOTTEN HAPPENING

9. BORN BEAUTY has the handicap against her. STAGE LIGHT is due for a win. JUST GREAT looks improved in tracks. WESTERN PALACE goes for an encore. SEVEN STAR has always been a failure so far.

STAGE LIGHT-BORN BEAUTY-WESTERN PALACE

DAYS BEST===SALONI

DOUBLE=====CHESTERFORD TOUCH X RED STONE

GUIDED MISSILE FOR THE SHIMMERING GOLD TROPHY

Friday, January 22, 2010

MYSORE RACES


1. STAR BLUE has come down in class, he is a winner over same distance in higher class and belongs to a canny trainer who is getting winners at good odds. LATIN TWISTER can build on the last good effort. ZINDABAD has a fading rider, has not done much for long. ROMANTIC DESIGN is running after long, the preparation is fine. HIGH FORTUNE has a try jockey.


STAR BLUE-HIGH FORTUNE-ROMANTIC DESIGN

2. DI GRATIA is the only reasonably bred youngster with a chance to run well. EXCEPTIONAL is a winner of 8 sprints, may grace the board. GUN ROCK won as a favorite, will try to match up in this poor field. PANCHO PETE has won under this jockey over the same distance before. AMETRINE is returning after a set back.

PANCHO PETE-EXCEPTIONAL-GUN ROCK

3. OUR LANCER has been tracking well, needs a run. HIDDEN PLEASURES is waiting for the signal, can win on backing. FEEL MY HEART is in fine form, the tracks are good. ZOOMING ran a good 2nd, can run well at low weights.

HIDDEN PLEASURES-ZOOMING-FEEL MY HEART

4. RIDE AND SHINE is down in class, has won at these weights before in this class. ARTIC PRINCESS is a front running mare who is consistent. SERIOUS WARRIOR is at a winning handicap, the below average jockey is a set back. VICTORY QUEEN is an aged mare who runs with a decent chance under a hard rider, may win.

VICTORY QUEEN-SERIOUS WARRIOR-RIDE AND SHINE


5. GUIDED MISSILE has come down by heaps, has run with better company at main centre, the gates were good but the choice of rider is baffling. BOSTON RANGER has won at these weights over this trip before. THE FORCE won only due to the top rider’s skills last time, has to do really well now under this jockey who is in a maze right now due to pending suspension. BROWN SUGAR is catching the eye in tracks, has to be tried before retirement. DEMANDIND has to run under sufferance for the same reason.

GUIDED MISSILE-THE FORCE- BROWN SUGAR

6. PAL JOEY has a chance to place. MR BEAUROCRAT has been a decent money earner who will be tried. ROYAL VIEW can win on backing, he has been waited with after a decent 2nd.WISE WORDS may be tried after the last 4th. SEE THE TRUTH is well prepared, has never won at this distance.

ROYAL VIEW-WISE WORDS-MR BEAUROCRAT

7. PLACE HER WELL has a try jockey to build on last run. PERFECT BOND was a comfortable winner who has a good chance to repeat as a favorite. ANSONISA has won in higher class before. INDRAJIT is a winner of 8 races with a try jockey.

PERFECT BOND-INDRAJIT-PLACE HER WELL


DAYS BEST====PERFECT BOND

DOUBLE======HIDDEN PLEASURES X ROYAL VIEW

MASEEHA FOR BYCULLA CLUB TROPHY

Thursday, January 21, 2010

MUMBAI RACES


1. DOUBLE DELITE-ALWAYS SMILE-LAND LORD
2. MARINE ZONE-BLADES OF GLORY-SHODAAN
3. TRIUNFO-MISCHIEVIOUS TROT
4. SCHOLAR-BLUMARINE-CLASSIC RULER
5. EMPRESS OF INDIA-RIVER KNIGHT -DOUBLE DYNAMITE
6. PRETTY COMMISSION-LYRICAL LASS-FLAMES OF FIRE
7. MASEEHA
8. SOLAR-MUSICAL RHYTHM-TABAR


DAYS BEST====SCHOLAR

DOUBLE======DOUBLE DELITE X TRIUNFO

PRINCESS NERO FOR RAJKUMARI LEELADEVI MEMORIAL CUP

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

MYSORE RACES


1. MONEY WITH CHARM has come down in class, has a weak jockey but still can win as he has raced in class III and been bought down regularly. STINGER has never been on board and despite having the best jockey and with a good effort in gates needs to be considered for place only. OPERA PRICESS is a consistent front runner with a fine jockey and is pleasing in tracks. SPLENDID GLORY has been well rested and has an allowance jockey. VIVIUD COLOURS is the outsider to shock.

MONEY WITH CHARM-STINGER-SPLENDID GLORY

2. WAR HEAD is going over an unsuitable trip. BULISH LUCK has the age on side, can build on the last 4th. YOU’RE MY SENSATION is in decent form and tracking well. WORLD IS TOO MUCH can not be considered for this trip, the age factor not withstanding.

BULISH LUCK-WORLD IS TOO MUCH-YOU’RE MY SENSATION

3. DAGER DIABOLIC can win if he gets away well. ASHKAN is showing out in tracks, the change in rider may be due to Gyaneshwar getting the suspension. CAFFE COFFEE may place. SUPER SHA is in good form, the trip suits.

ASHKAN-DANGER DIABOLIC-SUPER SHA

4. PRINCESS NERO was a convincing winner and the fact that the same ordinary jockey has been declared to ride shows the confidence of the connections, the tracks are good. BEHRAM was expected to beat P NERO last time at level weights, the pull in weights may work now. ALL FOR CASH was an impressive 3rd with a poor jockey, the trainer has again decided to have a go with another lowly rated rider? AAHANA impressed in gates.

PRINCESS NERO-BEHRAM

5. RICH ROUGE belongs to a Mumbai owner who bets heavily, should win on backing as the last run was forward. AL QAMAR has a positive jockey switch, looks tough from previous runs. REGAL IMAGE is the aged horse who is tracking well. EVENT HORIZON has gates problem, avoid. DUTCH HERO may place.

RICH ROUGE-REGAL IMAGE-AL QAMAR

6. CARTOUCHE has come down in class and the trip suits , may be tried with the decent jockey. MAGICAL ECSTASY is an always trier, will be ridden out. SWISS CHOCOLATE has been given a run. WAY TO WEALTH has the distance to consider.

CARTOUCHE-WAY TO WEALTH-MAGICAL ECSTASY

DAYS BEST====ASHKAN

DOUBLE======PRINCESS NERO X RICH ROUGE

SHOCKING STAR FOR HAZARA STUD MILLION

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

DELHI RACES



1. JUST LIKE A WOMAN had won in class II last year, has been bought down with negative rides, looks a good bet to me under the top rider here, the mare is likely to proceed for stud duties thereafter. CLOUSEAU is still looking for a maiden win, the trip may suit. BAY OF THUNDER won with a better rider in poor company, has been tracking well. ZUETINA has run well off and on and the rider is decent.

JUST LIKE A WOMAN-BAY OF THUNDER-ZUETINA

2. ENYA is a good type who was a no hopeful in Derby, takes on a bunch of oldies now. SHY BEAUTY is a good handicapper, may run on board. SUBROOS is in the best form for his connections to consider more punts. VAGABOND has a top jockey at low weights.

ENYA-VAGABOND-SUBROOS

3. KAJURAHO has the benefit of an easy run, the trainer is yet to score, the rider has a chance. TAANUSH has run with higher class horses in Mumbai/Pune. RABI KOUNGA goes over a bit more distance wise and that may be the undoing of this very fine sprinter, but still has an edge. QUALITY ASSURANCE has been the best in tracks but belongs to sly connections. TAKE A CHANCE is a good type who is working well.

RABI KOUNGA-QUALITY ASSURANCE-KAJURAHO

4. ASHWA PUSHKAR is the best bred grand son of the very classy mare HALL OF HONOUR, the last win in clots trial stakes was very impressive. ASHWA PAARTH impressed in maiden win before loosing to the too good ROCK IT. HANSRAJ is catching the eye in tracks, has a speedy sire. SHOCKING STAR was run over a wrong distance when flopping as a favorite, the speedy type has a good jockey at light weight to trouble the favorite here.

SHOCKING STAR-ASHWA PUSHKAR-ASHWA PAARTH

5. TURKISH DOLL has yet to come to hand, the trainer is taking it easy so far. RAWSOM was an impressive winner who is very well bred and should repeat. MURBAN has come down a lot, has to get into form. CHARG AWAY may surprise as he is speedy.

RAWSOM-MURBAN-CHARG AWAY

6. HELLO DOLLY is a fringe horse at handicap. PROVENCE is returning after a set back, has run with better types, may need this run. BIG RED lost to ASMA who won again. SHAITAN is at a weight where he is real mischief for the favorite.

SHAITAN-BIG RED-PROVENCE

DAYS BEST====RAWSOM


DOUBLE======JUST LIKE A WOMAN X RABI KOUNGA

CROCODILE HUNTER FOR R M REDDY MEMORIAL CUP

Monday, January 18, 2010

HYDERABAD RACES


1. STERLING CRUISE-YOURE AN AETON-YOUNG SOLDIER

2. ALPINE GIRL-PYGMALLION-DANCING HARBOUR


3. LAMBOURN-RED CONNECT-ORIGINAL GLADIATOR

4. KING’S CRUISE-ARABIAN DANCER


5. QUEEN FORTUNE-SPRINT CHAMP-SUGAR BABY

6. COLOURFUL-GLORIOUS BAY-INDIA GATE


7. CROCODILE HUNTER-ZYCON

8. ALBERTON STAR-TRISTAR-ACCIACATURA


9. ROYAL SCOTSMAN—PLAY ZONE-MIRACLE



DAYS BEST===KING’S CRUISE


DOUBLE=====STERLING CRUISE X LAMBOURN

SPRINT STAR FOR DELHI DERBYDELHI RACES

Sunday, January 17, 2010

DELHI RACES



1. SPRINT STAR has the best credentials to win the coveted trophy having beaten much better horses at Bangalore. He is showing out in tracks and has the best jockey in the country riding him. CAPTIVATING who was rated much above last year has had a few set backs but should run well with the foreign jockey atop. Local challengers are bound to profit from the chilly conditions on this damp and misty day. ARTS who is in forward form has problems of staying the trip. ROCKING STAR a winner of 9 races who has been beaten just once is capable of making a race of it as the trip is suitable.


1. DANCING BEAUTY-CLASS N MYSTIC-DAZZLE

2. BISMARK-DAZZLING LIGHT-FLY AGAIN


3. INTRICATE-MRIGNAYNEE-BEATRICE

4. SPRINT STAR-CAPTIVATING-ROCKING STAR


5. DAYTONA BEAUTY-DIVINE THUNDER-HELLO DOLLY

6. SEX BOMB-MYSTERIO-ASHWA SHAURYA


DAYS BEST===DAYTONA BEAUTY

DOUBLE=====INTRICATE X SEX BOMB

TSAVORITE FOR KRHOA ASSOCIATION CUP

Saturday, January 16, 2010

BANGALORE RACES



1. VIRTUOSO has lots of early speed and is tracking very well during the season. YOU’RE A LEGEND has been running fairly , the rider is weak. BRIGADE’S PRIDE was a very prominent leader till into the straight in last run, can convert today. MISSY MOONLIGHT won a hard fought race against an aged horse, has to show lots of improvement.

BRIGADE’S PRIDE-VIRTUOSO-MISSY MOONLIGHT

2. GUSTAVO was an easy winner who is a candidate for repeat win. MARIE CURIE was a good 2nd against stable mate, has a rider switch. SNOW PEAKS warmed up to beat RUMOUR PROOF who won subsequently, may run well here. I WANNA DANCE has the weight advantage, the tracks are suggestive.

I WANNA DANCE-GUSTAVO-MARIE CURIE

3. BUCEPHALOS is a good handicapper with this mediocre trainer, the distance may not suit this son of GANGA PURNA. SENOR ENCIMA has a good rider to utilize the present form. LOWNDES SQUARE is tracking the best and has a useful rider. GLITERRATO has been well prepared, may fight for win.

LOWNDES SQUARE-GLITERRATO-SENOR ENCIMA

4. TSAVORITE was a decent winner who is looking good in trials. AGAIN GALLOP is working very well and may show out on his sire’s precociousness. THE DARLING BOY was a non interested runner who may improve. AWARDING is very well bred but entrusted to a very poorly performing jockey.

TSAVORITE-AGAIN GALLOP

5. GOOD COMPANION is in fine form and tracking well. STAGE LIGHT ran well in last attempt but has a poor jockey now. DARK HORSE has been pulled in most outings making the horse lethargic, this good rider has to really urge the horse for response, has the best handicap. SUNNY CONNEXION won easily and may show form.BADA RUPPAIYA has come down in scales, has to find form yet.

DARK HORSE-GOOD COMPANION-STAGE LIGHT

6. ATLANTUS has been a good money earner for this sleeping trainer during the current season, has a strong jockey. SUGAR RAY has a tough handicap. MIGHTY HEART is due for a win, has been tried sparingly. PHOENIX REACH is impressive in tracks. CART WHEEL is in with a chance. LADY DUFF goes into tough company after a very speedy win.

LADY DUFF-ATLANTUS-MIGHTY HEART

7. READY TO INGLE has a very easy field to contend with, will be tried if odds suit. VODOO MOON has the penalty to bear. REFRESH has a chance to get on board. ROMANCE IN THE AIR goes at a slight handicap advantage, can go all the way. MOVIE QUEEN has been a failure mostly.

READY TO INGLE-ROMANCE IN THE AIR-REFRESH

DAYS BEST====BRIGADE’S PRIDE


DOUBLE======TSAVORITE X LADY DUFF

DESERT RULE FOR CHATRAPATHI CUOP

Friday, January 15, 2010

BANGALORE RACES


1. UNLEASHED is from a speedy dam line and has been steadily prepared over the last two months. ELITE LAND is full brother to BRIGHT FUTURE and can win based on the last run when he was out for experience. SKY GLIDER is tracking very well but I have my doubts on the poorly performing sire and a staying type dam. ABNOBA is from the best sire of present day and this full sister to AUCHINLECH can make a race of it if tried, she is speedy in tracks.

ELITE LAND-ABNOBA-UNLEASHED

2. OPTIMUS PRIME is shining out in tracks but has a tough handicap. SADDLE QUEEN was a very easy winner in lower class with the rider looking back. SHADES OF WHITE has been given a couple of runs, should go all the way, trainer is known for holding up his horses for coups later.

SHADES OF WHITE-SADDLE QUEEN

3. AFFIRMED CROWN has to fight out here as the field is very competitive. EDMONDO is showing lots of speed in works. LOCK AND LOAD was an impressive 2nd in last run has a fight on hand once more. DESERT RULE has been denied to finish on after leading, the horse is a sitter at handicap, the connections are waiting for the good odds. THE SPARTAN has come down by loads, the trainer is biding his time so far in the season.

DESERT RULE-AFFIRMED CROWN-LOCK AND LOAD

4. SUNNY SPELL was a good winner who is bound to improve. ALPHA BABY has a decent jockey. RIP WAN VINKLE has been a disappointment so far, the tracks are good. CAPTAIN’S LOVER was 5th in last attempt, comes into reckoning on basis of some fine tracks, the connections are unreliable types.

CAPTAIN’S LOVER-SUNNY SPELL-ALPHA BABY

5. INSPIRING TRUST has been a miserable failure often. SUN ZONE is an aged horse who was a notable finisher, looks tough here. ENDURING STAR has the good rider repeating to ride, has a decent chance. ROYAL AMBER has been waited with for long after change of stables, has the best handicap if tried today. LESTER was a good 2nd, the trainer is sleeping so far.

ROYAL AMBER-ENDURING STAR-LESTER

6. GAME FACE is showing speed in tracks. FEELITENJOYIT has a good chance, the jockey is average.LADZONE has a strong jockey who wins races for old friend warren singh. SECRET GIRL is capable of leading the bunch and gaming on. GOOD GIFT has been brought down, may be tried now.

LADZONE-SECRET GIRL-GOOD GIFT

DAYS BEST====ELITE LAND

DOUBLE======SHADES OF WHITE X DESERT RULE

SWAHILI FOR AZIZ AHMEDBHOY TROPHY

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

MUMBAI RACES


1. APACHE INDIAN led and finished a faraway 2nd in last run, will be trying to do better now. RIVER MINSTREL is the best bred full brother to ELITE EMPIRE and RETRIBUTION, may have come to hand as the tracks are inconclusive. PRINCE BRIJENDRA has been tried over a staying trip at Pune, should be in the fighting line with the good jockey. NARA is liking the hard surface and can beat the hopeful 4 years if he warms up like last time.

NARA-PRINCE BRIJENDRA-APACHE INDIAN

2. OYSTER BLUE had blown away the field in last run and continues to track well, the competition may come from stable mate who is receiving chunks of weight, let us see if the delhi based owner can get to repeat. WHISPERING WILLOWS has not been raced at merit by the foreigner in last run, has credentials. The choice of rider on DEEP PURPLE is perplexing, may be going or not. ENTICEMENT is full sister to PAMPERED PRINCESS, the speedy type a few years ago, may show out as tracks are improved. RISING GLORY , is sister to good type ENAKSI, has a handicap chance.

RISING GLORY-OYSTER BLUE-WHISPERING WILLOWS

3. BLESSINGS won in a poor field, looks tough to do well now. CAMBIASSO has been a disappointment so far, can not be backed even though he has raced against good types. BARBARA is keen one for this trip. STRAUSS is a well bred who goes with weight advantage with a decent jockey, belongs to a trainer who wins at good odds.

STRAUSS-CAMBIASSO-BARBARA

4. WEIZHOU has back breaking weight to carry. TSESEBE has been brought down a bit. CHIMERIQUE has a decent jockey, the trip suits. IRISH QUEEN has yet to be supported by the owner, may be the day. SWAHILLI ran miserably as a favorite, it may have been a case of intentionally not trying the horse.

SWAHILI-IRISH QUEEN

5. FLARING SUN warmed up in a sprint to land the spoils ion last race , now goes over a suitable distance. BRIGHT FUTURE won all the way, has to beat the penalty. MIDSUMMER KNIGHT appeals the most after his smashing win. ROSE OF TEXAS won in friendly circumstances, can not repeat.

MID SUMMER KNIGHT-FLARING SUN-BRIGHT FUTURE

6. Looks like another race for the owner who is getting used to picking up maiden’s events regularly as all the trainers and breeders are keen to get him to buy/train horses for them respectively. NATIONAL GLORY is brother to SACRED RELIC, looks in fine condition from works. OCEAN AND BEYOND has been waited with as others were to be tried, tracks are good. TWIN SPICE is well bred to topple the favorite as he is top bred brother to decent types OUR FORTUNE and CLARION CALL. DIGNITY AMPLIFIED belongs to a decent combination of trainer, owner and rider who have been consistent. The gate practices may have brought on the filly/

OCEAN AND BEYOND-TWIN SPICE-DIGNITY AMPLIFIED

7. RIVER PRIDE is half brother to ARISTOS, has been raced at all distances to find the mark, may be a bit long here. SOLOR was given an easy non try ride by the same rider. BLUEBIRD is a well bred brought in who has tracked very well like others from this top trainer, looks good here. SATSUMA STAR is from a good racer, has been tracking well and should run well at this distance.

BLUEBIRD-RIVER PRIDE-SATSUMA STAR

8. ESTEVEZ is a speedy type who is conceding weight and is stiff on handicap. PHOSPHOR is tracking fast, can trouble the speediest here. SMOKIN ACES was undone by the outside draw in last run, can go all the way, the tracks are best. WILD TORRANADO comes into reckoning based on consistency.

SMOKIN ACES-PHOSPHOR-ESTEVEZ

9. ROYAL GESTURE is maintaining form. SILVER SANDS had won all the way and the rider is repeated. VIOLETTA is best bred and had emerged with a flourish from the rear pack to nail front runners in last impressive win. SEA HONOUR is a well bred who has been kept in stables for too long, starts his carrier as a four year old as this trainer is known for delivering only with older lots.

VIOLETTA-SILVER SANDS-ROYAL GESTURE

DAYS BEST====SMOKIN ACES

DOUBLE======BLUE BIRD X VIOLETTA

FIERY BUSINESS FOR THE TRIGER CUP

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

MYSORE RACES


1. GUN ROCK-VIBHUTI-FATHER’S GLORY

2. LOOKING TO LUCK-KARUMBA-ANGEL OF FAITH


3. REGAL IMAGE-MUSICAL ECSTASY-NEW PATURES

4. VERTEX-CILANTRO-ANSONIA


5. THUNDER ON-BRAVO BEDFORD-TINA’S TRIUMPH

6. FIERY BUSSINESS-WELLINGTON-MUTUAL FUND


7. YOU’RE MY LUV-LUSH FOLIAGE-RED DAWN

8. QUEEN OF DESTINY-AMBIENS-SECRET FURY

DAYS BEST====YOU’RE MY LOVE

DOUBLE======VERTEX X QUEEN OF DESTINY

ASHWA PUSHKAR FOR COLTS TRIALS STAKES

Monday, January 11, 2010

DELHI RACES GURGAON


1. HELLO DOLLY is a winner of four races and has a chance after finishing 4th in last outing as the field is weak. QUAND MEME has not been tracked for long.
GOLDEN CHAIN has tracked well. BEACON LIGHT may run on board as he is in fine form. THE TRAETORIAN has come down a lot and may upset at these weights.

HELLO DOLLY-BEACON LIGHT- THE PRAETORIAN

2. STRIKE IT RICH is showing out in tracks, she had bled at Pune after winning there and was subsequently sold, looks likely to go all the way as the climate is on her side. SERIOUS ATTITUDE has not lived upto the potential, may place. SPICY MOVE is due to win on backing. TIGER TIGER has been tracked often and is speedy.

STRIKE IT RICH-SPICY MOVE-TIGER TIGER

3. REAL STRONG has a positive jockey switch. ASSERTIVE has better handicap chances, has run better than REAL STRONG before. EMPIRE MAKER has been given runs, the tracks show improvement. ZUETINA remains in reckoning as she is at low weights.

EMPIRE MAKER-ASSERTIVE-REAL STRONG

4. ASHWA PUSHKAR was a faraway 3rd in his first outing in a million, has worked well. BREAKING MOULD is looking improved after the last run. WARLORD has run a faraway 2nd to stable mate on last occasion, has the best jockey to fight out.

ASHWA PUSHKAR-WARLORD

5. The handicapper has not done justice to his job in this race. SUCCESSOR had won by 8 lengths from GIN AND TONIC and SHUBH SHUBH when conceding about three lengths each in the President Of India Cup. The horse had come from Pune and the ratings of that centre can not be compared to Delhi’s horses who are a poorer lot. In this race a bookie may offer odds of 5 to 10 paisa to cater for the horse to have breakdown in the race or for the jockey to fall down due to the incumbent weather or what have you. Apart from the mentioned one, SENEGAL should like the short sprint.

SUCCESSOR-GIN AND TONIC-SENEGAL

6. LIGHTNING BOLT has been well prepared, may be tried at this distance. DOON BOY has come to hand, should run well. REAL SPEED has to fight out as the last run was mediocre. ASMA retains sprinting form.

DOON BOY-ASMA-REAL SPEED

DAYS BEST====SUCCESSOR

DOUBLE======STRIKE IT RICH X EMPIRE MAKER

ABOLINE FOR CALCUTTA DERBY STAKES

Sunday, January 10, 2010

KOLKATA RACES


GURGAON-10 JAN


The main contender for the Kolkata Derby are ABOLINE and, FAIR OPTION who faught out in last contest and Oaks winner SANS PAREIL. Since P Shroff is having an amazingly successful time with his horses in the recent times one could also consider BRUCKNER in the same league. ABOLINE was seen to be shortening his strides over 2000m in last run which had come after a longish break and shift over from Bangalore to this city. Considering the class and the fact that he would have improved from the last run he is still the favorite to win the Derby. Frankly I do not see FAIR OPTION , the son of a mediocre sire winning the contest. BRUCKNER is also from a very mediocre sire and though he has shown tremendous tracks and freshness, he takes on a tough bunch here. SANS PAREIL won the Oaks in a mediocre field with hardly any staying lines in contention, she has to really run well to get the measure of the colts now.


1. SECRET HERO-EBONY PRINCESS-BRAVE MOVE

2. MIRROR IMAGE-MAZNAVI-DEVILLISH


3. BLUE MOUNTAIN-RISING HERO

4. TOUCH OF MAGIC-DYBUCCK-ANDEANA


5. TERAZZAS-MOMENT OF LOVE-ROYAL DANCE

6. GRAND MADAM-ADAMARIS


7. ART EXCELLENCE-SECRET FIRE-STRIKE A DEAL

8. ABOLINE-BRUCKNER-FAIR OPTION


9. GLAMOROUS SPIRIT-SHANGHAI GAL-AVALANCHE STAR


DAYS BEST===TERAZZAS

DOUBLE=====TOUCH OF MAGIC X GRAND MADAME

FLEET INDIAN FOR CHIEF MINISTER'S TROPHY

Saturday, January 9, 2010

BANGALORE RACES


1. COMMANCHE WAR PAINT has the benefit of an easy run, may be tried. SUNNY CONNEXION has not won for last three years, it is due but should only win at good odds. DIAMOND SHOWER is regular in tracks, will run a forward race. FLOWER has come down to a very low in handicap, has yet to be under the stick seriously.

SUNNY CONNEXION-FLOWER-DIAMOND SHOWER

2. GUNPOWDER is the first son of local sire FANTABULOUS KING and the tracks are decent. WORK FORCE has the flying in jockey, the elders from this line were mediocre lot. SUNSPIRIT is working well, but this 17th foal of the wonderful mare MARY BANKS has his task cut out. BALA’S GLORY is by the freshman sire who is considered good, the last run was forward. VALAHAK is notable in tracks. SWEET CAROLINE is full sister to decent SUGAR RAY and three parts sister to ABOLINE, may run a forward race.

BALA’S GLORY-SUNSPIRIT-SWEET CAROLINE

3. ENDURING STAR belongs to a poorly performing trainer, can not be considered for win even under a good jockey. Remember this horse had flopped at 40 paisa as a youngster. RAPTOR FORCXE is working well. ARABIAN MEMORIES has an allowance jockey for the right trip. MYSTIC STAR is looking good in works.

RAPTOR FORCE-ARABIAN MEMORIES-ENDURING STAR

4. TRUE IMPRESSION has a strong jockey to build upon the first time place in last run, where it had finished on like a camel in the flock. RUMOUR PROOF ran below expectations in last run, needs to be given another chance. GLODEN DIXIE has been given a run and is showing out in tracks. LEOPOLDO was impressive in mock race.

TRUE IMPRESSION- RUMOUR PROOF -LEOPOLDO

5. CIELO REY is in good form but has a very average jockey at top weights. TABLE MOUNTAIN is working well, he is a stayer by breeding. FROZEN FIRE won despite being a bit slow off, looks good for an encore. STAR ASSEMBLY runs on better terms than F FIRE, when he had run behind him over the same distance.SPARK OF REVERENCE has the Hyderabad jockey, may run on board.

FROZEN FIRE-STAR ASSEMBLY -SPARK OF REVERENCE

6. NORTHERN PRINCE is working well, has handicap chance. FLEET INDIAN is in top form after two Derby wins. CLASSERVILLE has been well prepared but has won only over 1200 so far, appears to have staying problems. CORBETT may exploit the low weights , the faraway 2nd to SPRINT STAR was dismal effort.

FLEET INDIAN-CORBETT-CLASSERVILLE

7. TANZANITE is a sparingly raced good type. CHINNZ is impressive in tracks .KRIPA has a strong jockey, is in fine form. KINGDOM OF DREAMS was not in the race last time, should run differently now. SHOTGUNN is well tracked and has a decent jockey, has run in better class of horses.

SHOTGUNN -KINGDOM OF DREAMS-KRIPA

8. CLASSIC COMMANDER has the top stable jockey, the horse will be tried only if odds are good. PEACEMAKER is working well. MEGA JOY has a try jockey. TRILLION WIN can sprint well if bet upon by the connections. TIROLINO has been tracking for months, should make a decent beginning.

CLASSIC COMMANDER-PEACEMAKER-TIROLINO

9. MAN UNITED may run well, the trainer is illusive type. POWERFUL DREAMS may place with the foreign jockey. DOUBLE ELITE is still a maiden, needs luck to break the jinx. BUCK PASSER JUNIOR can upset. ACT OF DUTY is due for a win, has a good jockey.

ACT OF DUTY-POWERFUL DREAMS-MAN UNITED

DAYS BEST=====SHOTGUNN

DOUBLE=======TRUE IMPRESSION X FROZEN FIRE

RIVER DRAGON FOR THUNDER BIRD TROPHY

Friday, January 8, 2010

MUMBAI RACES


1. SPLENDID SECRET has good credentials based on current form but has to worry about distance and the average rider. EYE OF THE STORM has been trained for longer trips, may run well here. PRIME TIME has a good rider to build on last close 4th, has been tracked by Srinath only. GIMME HOPE has been regular in works, can upset at these weights.

GIMME HOPE-SPLENDID SECRET-PRIME TIME

2. ONLY THE BRAVE is still a maiden at this age, it is an open field and the fit horses have a chance alike. DESTINED PRINCE ran poorly after being in odds in last race. FLYING SPIRIT comes into reckoning based on last 4th and the fact that he had won over this trip last year. TOMY CARMICHAEL has a good rider after ages. TRY YOUR LUCK has a rider switch and low weights.

FLYING SPIRIT- TOMY CARMICHAEL- TRY YOUR LUCK

3. BLUE THUNDER has the breeding of a top horse, has been prepared well, may have come to hand. RAJASTHAN ROYALS should be considered in a scurry, the tracks are very fast. RIVER DRAGON is a well bred who got nabbed by IL TABARRO in last run, has improved. SPARKLING SPIRIT was the ride of the French jockey Breux who got suspended for pulling, the horse can deliver at good odds as is the style with her trainer.

RIVER DRAGON-BLUE THUNDER- SPARKLING SPIRIT

4. ROMAN LEGION can not be fancied here based on last two runs. OCEAN STORM comes into contention on his suggestive runs, may win. PURE POWER was a forward runner who has to come up a bit more. RHYTM DIVINE has been on tracks daily, the pedigree is average, the last run was forward. SUNLIGHT is the doosra of the owner from a much better trainer, the horse is the foal of a black type mare and is tracking well.

SUNLIGHT-RHYTM DIVINE

5. PREMIER QUEEN is game for this trip and has an experienced rider. DIVINE looks out of form and definitely needs a bit more distance. STAR ATTRACTION has run some good forward races, can beat this field. SLIK KIT is a good horse with a scheming trainer, has a habit of winning only at long odds.

STAR ATTRACTION-SLIK KIT-PREMIER QUEEN

6. CLASSIC STAR has been given mocks, can make a race of it on good getaway from the gates. KAI has been bought down, the handicap is suitable, may be tried as this combination of trainer, owner and rider has often clicked. SURAJ was a notable finisher in last scurry, can race well here. ECSTATICA has no tracks but the close finishes in last couple of races makes her a top contender here.

ECSTATICA-CLASSIC STAR-SURAJ

7. SUPREME EMPEROR appeals on handicap, has run with better types. SNOW QUEEN has an outside chance to place. RIVER RULE is going over ideal distance, she is showing out in tracks. GAMBA has been a keen runner, may place. SOL has the low weights and a positive rider switch for a decent bred.

SUPREME EMPEROR-RIVER RULE-SOL


DAYS BEST====SUPREME EMPEROR

DOUBLE======RIVER DRAGON X STAR ATTRACTION

OCEAN STAR FOR J RUSTOMJI SOPARIWALA TROPHY

Thursday, January 7, 2010

MUMBAI RACES

IN VIEW OF SUSPENSION OF K GANAPATHY ALL HIS HORSE ARE LIKEY TO BE FIRING WELL TODAY


1. APPALINA is showing out in tracks, has a try allowance jockey which suggests that the trainer may be trying the horse in this race. MARIPOSA had won under this rider at Pune and has the benefit of an easy run here. MCQUEEN is being urged in tracks. RIVER GEM had flopped as a favorite at Pune, the last track was good.

APPALINA-MARIPOSA-RIVER GEM

2. ARABIAN POWER has placed against better horses on both outings. COURAGE UNDER FIRE is tracking well and is likely to fight out for the connections. GYPSY QUEEN has come down in scales, the rider may get her to go all the way. GREY ISLAND has the benefit of a mock race.

GYPSY QUEEN-COURAGE UNDER FIRE-GREY ISLAND

3. OYSTER PRINCESS was a good 2nd in last run, the distance is sharp now. ROYAL CROWN is in with a chance with this rider, has sprinting abilities. CHANCELLOR was surprised at top weights, looks a cinch now.

CHANCELLOR-OYSTER PRINCESS

4. FIRE VAULT has a load to carry, can not be fancied despite the good win in last run. CRITICAL ACCLAIM is a fine stayer who is working well. KRUG has been tracking nearly everyday, last run was poor. ENDEARMENT has a task staying the distance. ASHRIDGE is a well bred who is catching the eyes in trials. EQUALITY has come down in scales.

CRITICAL ACCLAIM-ASHRIDGE-ENDEARMENT

5. PALLAZO GRAZIOLI is the best bred , the dam had won the Poonawalla Multi Million, looks backward from works. SUPERIOR QUEST may run a forward race. OCEAN STAR is a got abroad who has been meticulously prepared and should romp home in this half prepared field. VIA CHASELLAS is bred to stay, has tracked fairly well.

OCEAN STAR-SUPERIOR QUEST

6. BLAZING SPECTACLE has run forward races against good horses, can do well here. SEPIA TONE is down in scales. has a rider switch. IL TABARRO won on last stride, the allowance jockey has his task cut out to repeat. SEA SHOWER has a chance to build on the last effort. DOUBLE DELITE can try to hit the front and get on board.

BLAZING SPCTACLE-IL TABARRO-SEA SHOWER

7. EMERALD STAR has been given decent runs by the aging jockey Pereira, a number of tracks by McCullagh indicate he is ready to strike, take your chance on this one in a very tight field. ARIANE has been well prepared, the mock race and tracks are suggestive. NOTABILITY ran well enough under a rookie to be in contention now. STEP BY STEP can race well if he jumps out well. GERRARD has raced against decent type youngsters. SACRED RELIC has been prepared and given an easy run.

EMERALD STAR-ARIANE-NOTABILITY


DAYS BEST====EMERALD STAR


DOUBLE======CHANCELLOR X BLAZING SPECTACLE

ARKWRIGHT FOR THE SOLITAIRE CUP

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

MYSORE RACES

1. WELLINGTON-ROCK BREAKER-MUSICAL SIGNATURES

2. AMAZON-LEATHER QUEEN-KILLER FOOT

3. MR HURRICANE-TESTAROSA-SKYFLEET

4. SADDLER'S GLORY-SWORD OF POWER-KALPAVRUKSHA

5. ARKWRIGHT-WAY TO WEALTH-MAGICAL ECSTASY

6. MISSIZIPPY--DRAGON AIR-BULLISH LUCK

7. PERFECT BOND-QUEEN OF DESTINY-BULLET TRAIN

DAYS BEST====SADDLER'S GLORY

DOUBLE=======MR HURRICANE X MISSIZIPPY

SHOCKING STAR FOR FILLIES TRIAL STAKES

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

DELHI RACES


1. SOLID GOLD-ODDS AND EVENS-AIR FORCE ONE

2. TURKISH DOLL-DIVINE GRACE-BLACK PARTRIDGE

3. RAPID FIRE-CLOUSEAU-ASHWA PADDMA

4. DUTCH ART-AVTAAR-FANTABULOUS HERO

5. SHOCKING STAR-ROSE-WILD POWER

6. ASHWA PANNAMA-YOU'RE THE TOUCH-SPLENDID MAN

7. EXOTIC STAR-IMPERIAL FORCE-SUBROOS


DAYS BEST====SHOCKING STAR

DOUBLE=======RAPID FIRE X DUTCH ART

HURRICANE BAY FOR CH S RAO MEMORIAL CUP

Monday, January 4, 2010

HYDERABAD RACES


1. STORM FORCE-COOL BROTHER-INDRADHANUSH

2. COMMANDING HEIGHTS-GET TOGETHER-YOU’RE THE ONE


3. ART CONNOISEUR-CALADIUM-CHAYANANDAN

4. SMRITHIMAN-ROYAL BAY-AIR BENDER

5. HUSSLER-NANO WAR

6. ALBERTON STAR-APHRODISIAC-CHINA PEARL

7. CHESTNUT CHARMER-TRISTAR-META FORCE

8. HURRICANE BAY-ARROW OF LIGHT-COME TOGETHER


9. BLUE MAGIC-BAYWATCH BABE-PRINCE OF HABASHE


DAYS BEST===COMMANDING HEIGHTS

DOUBLE=====ALBERTON STAR X HURRICANE BAY

RED ROMEO FOR THE C M GOLD CUP

Sunday, January 3, 2010

MUMBAI RACES


1. POMME DE TERRE had finished ahead of TABAR at Pune, has been a failed favorite for the trainer whose horses have a habit of loosing as public fancies. TABAR has taken a long time to come to hand, the tracks are unconvincing. SEEN IT ALL has been patiently waited with, may be ON. BLAU HIMMEL is again going to be a tryer under this jockey.

SEEN IT ALL-TABAR-POMME DE TERRE

2. THE BRAVE HEART has been a filler in many races, goes over this scurry where he may make it all the way as he has come down a lot, age not withstanding he is an upset candidate. MONARCHOS goes under sufferance once again. SECRET TALK has a chance here if ridden up front. ONUS PROBANDI is a winner of two races in a sprint in lower class, may be tried.

THE BRAVE HEART-ONUS PROBUNDI-SECRET TALK

3. TRIUNFO is running too soon after a grinding run, has a decent handicap chance with the jockey switch. RIVER GLORY had failed last season when backed down, has been well prepared, may be able to convert the weight advantage. SENTIMENTS has fitness problems. CELTIC MANOR has bare back weight and a foreign rider for a good trainer.

RIVER GLORY-TRIUNFO-CELTIC MANOR

4. PRIAPUS has been raced over middle distances. AGHA is an aged horse capable of running well based on last run. ROMANTIC IMPACT has failed to deliver in this class, has a weak field except for the favorite. BLUE DANUBE is in tremendous form to go for a hat trick at low weights.

BLUE DANUBE-AGHA

5. DIO MIO has ben given a run, the trip is ideal. SAINT VINCENT was withdrawn under disputable circumstances and the connections have pitched him for this grueling distance, may be a case of over confidence but the trainer is defying the logical ways this season. DESERT DYNAMITE is a decent stayer who is bound to be in the fray.

DIO MIO-DESERT DYNAMITE

6. STAR OF ROSES had won as a favorite and now has to face the field with a winner’s penalty, the tracks are good. GREY PHANTOM has improved. TENDER ROMANCE has been painstakingly prepared, the got abroad has the jockey flying in from Kolkata for this ride only. GOLDEN HEART has a decent breeding.

TENDER ROMANCE-STAR OF ROSES-GOLDEN HEART

7. BEYOND BELIEF is a good type for this distance. RED ROMEO is in at a good handicap and the run behind OASIS STAR puts him in top spot. CELESTIAL WAY has a tough task in this field. SEA PRINCESS is game for this distance.

RED ROMEO-SEA PRINCESS-BEYOND BELIEF

8. SPELLBINDER is a well bred who showed out with an emphatic win, can repeat as she is working well. ROCKEBY VENUS has been given reducing runs, may run well with the experienced jockey. LAKHA DEMA won well and may fight out again as she has started racing late. ROYAL PORTHCAWL is a failed favorite who has weight advantage to fight for win at this distance.

SPELLBINDER-ROYAL PORTHCAWL-LAKHADEMA

9. FIAMMA has to beat the penalty. ROAMING FAME is a speedy type who has the top jockey. ALOHAMORA is an unreliable type. HIGHLAND VISION is a winner from lower class who is tracking well.

ROAMING FAME-ALOHAMORA-HIGHLAND VISION

DAYS BEST====BLUE DANUBE

DOUBLE======SEEN IT ALL X ROAMING FAME

CINNAMON ROSE FOR BANGALORE OAKS

Saturday, January 2, 2010

BANGALORE RACES


1. PARTY TONITE has a change in name, there appears to be doubt in its ability before it has run, the horse was in betting order before being withdrawn last week, the preparation and breeding are decent. KICKING KING has been tracking well, may place. SARATOGA looks quite good here based on last run. VICTORY IN MOTION has a rider switch, looks likely to be tried now.

SARATOGA-PARTY TONITE-VICTORY IN MOTION

2. THE DARLING BOY has the top stable jockey after an easy initiation. MAKE MY DAY comes into contention with MISSONI winning yesterday, the tracks are good and the staying pedigree is a positive. GOLDEN QUEST is a well bred who failed as a favorite. SALONI looked good in gates, has the best jockey.

MAKE MY DAY-SALONI-GOLDEN QUEST

3. TUTHMOSIS has had a frustrating career so far, being the bridesmaid on many occasions, he finished on nicely in last sprint and can raise the flag now. FIRST OF A LEGEND was a disappointing looser who gets another chance to fight out. REDSTONE has handicap in favor, has a lousy trainer. THE DAWN went away as a superior in last run, should get a looking once again.

TUTHMOSIS-THE DAWN-FIRST OF A LEGEND

4. BORN BEAUTY is a front running type who has won at these weights in this class before. SHOT OF GOLD is in decent form. THUMPING VICTORY may place with the loosing out type rider. SUNNY CONNECTION has been brought down and tracked, the rider may be able to pull it off on this one who last won many years back.

SUNNY CONNECTION-BORN BEUTY-SHOT OF GOLD

5. CANAVARO was bought down to strike, can run well again. DISTICTLY AHEAD was a decent 2nd who has a good jockey. READ MY MIND needs a bit more distance. SPARK OF ISIS returns from the injured list, needs this run.

DISTINCTLY AHEAD-READ MY MIND-CANAVARO

6. SEAON’S GREETINGS had warmed up to surprise, may get on board. MOVIE QUEEN has handicap in favor but the trainer is sleeping it off so far in the season. DAMGOOD has a try jockey to build up on last 4th. VODOO MOON is working well.

MOVIE QUEEN-DAMGOOD-VODOO MOON

7. CINNAMON ROSE is likely to get the trip being a Razeen, the tracks are tops. SYSTAMATIC has staying bloodlines and is in winning form. YOU’RE SO BEAUTIFUL was an eye catching winner who has worries of staying the trip. STERILITZA has started racing late hence looks dead on ratings but she belongs to a top trainer, she is by Razeen and has the best broodmare sire HABITAT , watch her run.

CINNAMON ROSE-SYSTAMATIC-YOU’RE SO BEAUTIFUL

8. SUNNY GOLD has run with better types. REDFORD is in good form, has a jockey who is an enigma with the public. LEON CAVALLO is in good form, looks improved. A RUN TO REMEMBER ran a good 4th, the trip suits.

LEON CAVALLO- A RUN TO REMEMBER-SUNNY GOLD

9. LOGAN’S RUN is working well after placing, he is due for a win. STYLISH BAY was a forward runner against better types, gets a decent chance to score now. MUSIC FOREVER was a very improved winner, may do an encore. NEED OF THE HOUR belongs to scheming type connections, take your chance.

STYLISH BAY-LOGAN’S RUN-NEED OF THE HOUR

DAYS BEST====SARATOGA

DOUBLE======DISTINCTLY AHEAD X CINNAMON ROSE

ARISTOS FOR K C NEW MILLENIUM CUP

Friday, January 1, 2010

BANGALORE RACES



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1. SKYTRAIN is a better bred here who is working impressively and has a decent jockey. BRAVO has been well prepared and he impressed in gates. BLACK SUPER STAR has the benefit of a run with the same jockey. FLAME BACK has a weak sire but a speedy mare, the tracks are very encouraging.

SKY TRAIN-FLAME BACK-BRAAVO

2. GORDIAN KNOT has handicap appeal but the rider is out of confidence. SPREAD A SMILE is tracking well. ISINBAYEVA has the best rider, the horse has been fancied before over staying trips. TRACK WONDER may place.

ISINBAYEVA-GORDIAN KNOT-SPREAD A SMILE

3. SURE SPEED won well with the rider looking back, should be fancied again. SKY RIDER has tracked well, the dam was speedy. MYSTIC DAWN is well bred , elder ANGEL FIRE has done well in sprints, the rider is good. GLITTERING GOLD is tracking well. MISSONI was a faraway 2nd who has the weight advantage over the main rival.

MISSONI-SURE SPEED-MYSTIC DAWN

4. SHOW HORSE has come down in scales. CALYPSO STAR was pipped on the post, the horse has not been consistent but has the good rider. RUBY LEGEND has a positive rider switch. MASSIMILIANO ran fairly well in the only outing and should come up well.

CALYPSO STAR-MASSIMILIANO-RUBY LEGEND

5. SPLENDID SURPRISE is running after long, has been well prepared and the mocks may have helped. TOMSK is a game horse for this trip, the tracks are good. ARISTOS has been in good form, he is working well. ORIGINALITY has a semblance of form, let us see what the rider does here.

ARISTOS-TOMSK-ORIGINALITY

6. BECKET had a set back, he is supposed to be a top contender for this year’s big races as per the grape wine, should win here. ALACRITY is bound to improve after the last hard run. STAR ASSEMBLY may get on board as he is in form. OBAN has been working well and the scales are favorable.

BECKET-OBAN-ALACRITY

7. DREAM PARK has the top jockey and is working very well. AMAR PREM was a runaway winner who has a tough task here. TICKET TO RIDE has the handicap in favor, the tracks are tops. GAME DANCER is speedy.

TICKET TO RIDE-DREAM PARK-GAME DANCER

8. ADVANTAGE LOGAN beat a good field and may repeat. SPRING A SURPRISE has been beaten by some god ones, gets a decent chance now. SON OF THE SOIL has a tough task here. WIN PRETTY BABY can run a forward race. XEL may place again.

SPRING A SURPRISE-ADVANTAGE LOGAN-SON OF THE SOIL


DAYS BEST=====BECKET

DOUBLE=======SKY TRAIN X SPRING A SURPRISE

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